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Date: September the 27th 2014
Venue: the Hilton Hotel Nairobi
Time: from 2 pm to 7 pm
For an afternoon filled with moving poetry, magical music and thought provoking artwork. The event dubbed “Reflectin Artward” will be hosted by the celebrated radio presenter, poet and musician Adelle Onyango.
Reflectin Artward is set to feature an eclectic mix of talent with; an electrifying hip hop performance by Jemedari backed by a live band, the sultry voices, acoustics and keys of KIU an all girl band and the musical mastery by Dira The Band.
Poetry will deftly be represented by one published poet and two spoken word artists. Abigail Arunga will give a reading from her recently launched anthology “Akello”.
The visual art works by the artist Nduta, Denet, Mel and Siege will certainly make the event complete. Their work will reflect the theme of the event and capture a wide breadth of visual art techniques to fit the mood, tone and ambiance of the event. Attendees could also get their live portraits done at the event.
Photographer Generali Njogu will display pictures from his journeys across the country and share the interesting visual perspectives of his lenses. Some of his work will be up for sale and attendees could even get themselves B.O.G.O.F.’s on his photos.
“Reflecting Artward”, promises to be a treat for the lovers of art and culture, with delight for the eyes and ears. If you are looking for entertainment that will draw in, to pull your heart’s strings and tingle your being, The B.O.G.O.F. at the Hilton is an event you should plan to attend. Mark your calendars.
“REFLECTIN ARTWARD” is a reminder to each of us to let art in and consume it entirely and at the same time allow it to take us on a voyage of self-reflection. Let the art mirror inside you.
Charged for the event are 500 shillings for students with proof of registration, 800 shillings for advance tickets purchased through Jambo Pay and 1000 shillings at the door.
The first fifty people to purchase a ticket at the door will get a copy of Abigail Arunga’s anthology “Akello”. There will be a 25% discount on food & drinks extended by Hilton Hotel.
You can get your advance tickets through MPESA business number 530100 to the business name the BOGOF. For any queries on tickets call support at Jambo Pay on 070992000
On the 4th August, the B.O.G.O.F. (Being Only Great of Finesse) arts extravaganza returns, to the Hilton Nairobi. The event dubbed Still Cape Able will take place between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Entry charges for the event will be Kshs. 300.
The B.O.G.O.F. will feature a wide array of performers from poets, artists, singers’, rappers, sketch artists and photographers.
The poets scheduled to perform are; Abu Sense, Number Eight, Samo and The Almighty. Cynthia Waliaula, Marie, Charlie Ouda and Lele Band with grace the stage with their musical prowess. Sammy Luvonga, a first time performer, will feature in the nouveau artist segment.
Also featured will be DreamteamVille, an upcoming rap group who will launch a new single. Sketch artistes Siege, Rama, Denet, Melpractie and Nduta will add flair to the event with their visual art. The photographers Rowena and Magic Lens will take pictures for the event which will be displayed on the website www.thebogof.com and on the Facebook page.
About the B.O.G.O.F
There are dozens of events in Nairobi City, amid all the humdrum here is an event with a purpose. The B.O.G.O.F. ™ (Being Only Great of Finesse) is an event that occurs almost every two months and is hosted at the Hilton Hotel Nairobi.
The B.O.G.O.F seeks to revolutionize self using a blend of Music and art. It was founded by Le Cleric in December 2010 and the first event was on the 14th of that month.
Since then there have been seven B.O.G.O.F events with the next been the eight. The overall objective is to create a platform where artists and fans can interact through socially positive content that will empower individuals to be the change they want to see in society. Join us on August 4th 2012 and bare witness to creativity.
The next B.O.G.O.F. ™ (Being Only Great of Finesse) event themed ‘TELL A VISION’ is scheduled for May 5th 2012 at the Hilton Hotel, Nairobi from 3pm to 7pm. The Charges for the B.O.G.O.F. event will be 300 Kenya Shillings.
Entertainment will be by a host of talented poets, rappers, live bands, sketch artistes and photographers. Anto Neosoul will emcee for the event
The acts scheduled to perform are; Macharia Maina, Mdeizi, Ka-Hawa and Mbulaa, for the live band segment. Female rapper Xtatic will represent the hip hop element at the event.
The poets to grace the event include: Raya Wambui, and Asali.
Also in attendance will be Sketch artistes, Siege, Nduta, Denet, Melpractise and Ramsey, and photographers, Buyu and Rowena.
The upcoming B.O.G.O.F.( Being Only Great Of Finesse) event, themed LEAP THIS YEAR, is scheduled for the 25th February 2012. at the Hilton Hotel, from 3pm to 7pm. Tickets are 300/= Kenya Shillings.
You will be entertained by a host of talented artistes – poets, rappers, live bands, sketch artistes and photographers.
The act scheduled to perform are; Annette and Wairimu Ng’aru backed by a live music band. Pepe Haze,
Muki Garang, Point Blank, Xtatic, the Duchess and DreamTeam will also grace the event with their musical prowess.
The poets at the event include Koa, Sitawa, RixPoet, Nzilani, Michael Onsando, Joe and Samo amongst others.
Also in attendance will be Sketch artistes that will sweep you off your feet with life like drawings and you will get to sample the work of some of Nairobi’s more talented photographers.
For more information about the BOGOF:
Performances include: Elani, Ngwatilo, Sitawa, Wamathai, Monaja, Checkmate, among many other talented individuals
theBOGOF, BEING ONLY GREAT OF FINESSE™
“Revolutionizing SELF using a blend of art and music”
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Performances by: Rappers, Poets, Live Bands and Sketch Artists
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