Posts tagged ‘Democratic Republic of Congo’
Safaricom Jazz Festival: David Sanborn – USA & TaxiWars – Belgium, Feb. 26 2017 @ Training Grounds – Kasarani Stadium
Performances by: David Sanborn – USA, TaxiWars – Belgium, The Hazelnuts – Israel, Ray Lema & Saka Saka – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Bokani Dyer – South Africa, Arun Ghosh – UK, Shamsi Music – Kenya, Mwai and the Truth – Kenya, and the Nairobi Horns Project – Kenya
All proceeds from the ticket sales will go to funding Ghetto Classics
The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first ever pan-African prize celebrating first time writers of published fiction books. On the panel: playwright and poet Fiston Mwanza Mujila from Democratic Republic of Congo, Etisalat Prize for Fiction winner 2015, and Kenyan writer Stanley Gazemba who is winner of the Jomo Kenyatta Prize and one of the Africa39 writers.
Moderated by Zukiswa Wanner.
GENESIS: An exhibition by BEZALEL NGABO.
Dates: February 4-28, 2014
Venue: Creativity Gallery, Nairobi National Museum
Time: Daily 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Entry: Museum rates apply
Bezalel Ngabo realized he had artistic abilities when he was very young. He was born in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa where he attend the fine arts school, academy des beaux-arts to build his skills. His art later took him to Kenya where he held several exhibitions providing him opportunities to further his career. Bezalel now resides in Nairobi, Kenya. He is married to a beautiful Kenyan lady and is currently a father of one.
Painting is Bezalel’s way of appreciating the beautiful world we live in, especially in Africa to educate his viewers of the basic virtues of life that help contribute in making our world even more beautiful. Painting mainly abstracts, Bezalel draws his inspiration from the Holy Bible, which he believes is a mirror to the human spirit, and from day to day happenings in our society. All his pieces are original and unique.
To view some of Bezalel’s stunning art visit: http://www.bezalelngabo.com/