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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.
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.
Critical Conversations: Reporting the plight of refugees in France, Germany & Kenya, Apr. 26 2016 @ Goethe-Institut Auditorium
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.
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).
Safaricom Jazz Festival Ft. Branford Marsalis, Feb. 21 2016 @ Training Grounds – Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani
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
New Year’s Eve Party – Electric Jungle Festival, Dec. 31 2015 @ Distant Relatives Backpackers Eco-lodge – Kilifi
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.
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?
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