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Charity/Fundraising Event: Nairobi Xavier Ball, May 14 2016 @ Goan Gymkhana – Museum Hill

Nairobi Xavier Ball - 14th May 2016
Xavier Project presents the Nairobi Xavier Ball;

Date: May 14, 2016
Venue: Goan Gymkhana, Museum Hill
Time: 18.30 – Late
Tickets*: Early bird 3,000/- or Advance 3,500/-

* Included in the ticket price are cocktails on arrival, plenty of wine with a delicious Ethiopian feast courtesy of Abyssinia restaurant and entertainment in the form of a live band followed by DJs.

About
This promises to be an unforgettable evening of food, drinks, music and dancing in aid of Xavier Project**, a charity providing educational opportunities to refugees in Kenya and Uganda.

** Xavier Project operates in Kenya and Uganda providing educational opportunities to refugees of all ages. These could be through sponsoring refugee children to attend school or teaching vocational courses to refugee adults at our learning hubs across Nairobi and Kampala.

Find out more information, about this fundraising event, on the Xavier Project website.

May 6, 2016 at 2:19 pm Leave a comment

Critical Conversations: Reporting the plight of refugees in France, Germany & Kenya, Apr. 26 2016 @ Goethe-Institut Auditorium

One Image, Three Perspectives
Date and time: Tuesday 26th April 2016, 6.30 pm
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Admission: free

About
Journalists from France, Germany and Kenya will discuss the following questions. How is the refugee crisis presented by the media in France, Germany and Kenya? Who reports on which aspects and topics of the refugee crisis? Whose stories are told? What is the difference between the journalistic coverage in the three countries? Why is migration in many reports connected to questions of internal security and national defense?

The panel will be moderated by the Kenyan journalist and actor John Sibi-Okumu. The Kenyan participant will be Mohamed Adow, a Kenyan-Somalian journalist who is writing for Al Jazeera. The German contribution will be Katrin Lindner who is working for the German public-service television broadcaster ZDF. The French participant will be Andrea Palasciano who works for the French news agency AFP including the sector AFP Africa.

April 26, 2016 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

Migrants & Refugees: Perspectives from France, Germany and Kenya, Apr. 25 – May 3 2016 @ Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institut

Refugees and Migrants
Dates: April 25 – May 3, 2016
Venue: Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institut
Entry: Free

http://www.alliancefrnairobi.org/nairobi/migrantsrefugees/

April 20, 2016 at 6:41 pm Leave a comment

Pan-Nile Music Concert, Feb. 28 2016 @ Alliance Française Gardens

Nile Project at Alliance Nairobi
Date: February 28, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: 1000/- at the Gate

About
The Nile Project is an exceptional cross-cultural collaboration, its members hailing from all along the great river that connects eleven countries and over 400 million people, from its sources beyond Lake Victoria to its delta in Egypt. Through its innovative musical process that allows its artists to leverage each other’s strengths, the project unearths unique sound representative of the Nile watershed as a whole.

Musicians include: Claude Ciza (Burundi), Ahmed Omar (Eritrea), Endalekachew Niguse, Roza Kifle,Dawit Seyoum Estifanos (Ethiopia), Mohamed Kamal, Adel Mekha, Saleeb Lowza, Nader El Shaer (Egypt), Rapasa Nyatrapasa, Kasiva Mutua (Kenya), Asia Madani (Sudan) and Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania).

February 11, 2016 at 3:35 pm Leave a comment

Safaricom Jazz Festival Ft. Branford Marsalis, Feb. 21 2016 @ Training Grounds – Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani

Safaricom Jazz Festival 2016 Kasarani
Dates: February 21, 2016
Venue: Training Grounds – Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani
Time: Doors Open at 10 am – Show starts at 12 noon
Tickets: Regular: KES 1,000/-

Performing Artists: Branford Marsalis, Jef Neve Trio, Afrosync, Maya Belsitzman & Matan Ephrat, Sons of Kemet, Edward Perseen & the Different Faces Band, Kunle Ayo and Siya Makuzeni

February 11, 2016 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

Ongea! The East African Music Summit, Jan. 28-31 2016 @ Sarit Centre Expo Hall – Westlands

ONGEA 2016 A3 Poster - For Web
Dates: January 28-31, 2016
Venue: Sarit Centre Expo Hall, Westlands
Time: 12 pm – 10 pm
Free Entry

January 20, 2016 at 3:29 pm Leave a comment

New Year’s Eve Party – Electric Jungle Festival, Dec. 31 2015 @ Distant Relatives Backpackers Eco-lodge – Kilifi

Kilifi NYE
Introducing, Kilifi New Year 2016, Kenya’s freshest boutique festival experience. Thirty six hours packed with the dopiest and most exhilarating vibes the continent has to offer.

Date: December 31, 2015
Venue: Distant Relatives Backpackers Eco-lodge, Kilifi
Tickets : KES 6000 – Includes: Free camping for two nights, entrance into the New Year’s Eve party at Distant Relatives on the 31st and Lake of Fire Party on the 1st of January.

About
Kilifi New Year gets bigger and better every year, and this time around we’re very excited to announce that our headliner is chart-conquering Berlin DJ Wankelmut! Ever heard this song?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRAMNWzfjcg

We’re also proud to welcome Toby2shoes, South Africa’s favourite genre mashing funkster, back again to #KilifiNYE2016!

We have also confirmed a full line-up of incredible musical depth drawn from across Africa, Europe and the States, and over the next few weeks we will be introducing you to a troupe of traveling troubadours who will keep the dancefloor rocking throughout this year’s event. We’ll be publishing a full schedule soon!

All this will be taking place in one of East Africa’s most unique and stunning settings. Our build team of artists, sculptors and industrial designers are hard at work putting together a wonderland of electric installations and mind-bending decor. It’s going to be even bigger and better than last year’s event!

The Beach Baobab Stage has been confirmed as the venue for the second night! We have extended the festival into a second day this year, so save some energy for January 1st as the incredible music continues from 4pm. Dance under the stars, swim out in the phosphorescence, jive in the jungle, and witness the hypnotizing beauty of the burn at the Lake of Fire Party!

This is going to be an amazing journey and you’re all invited!

For tickets message FULL NAMES for each attendant to 0718522872 and then await individual payment instructions and confirmation number. ID compulsory on entrance.

More info visit Distant Relatives Eco-lodge & Backpackers website

December 16, 2015 at 2:43 pm Leave a comment

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