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Poetry Performance: Silence is a Woman by Sitawa Namwalie, May 9 & 10 2014 @ Goethe Institut Auditorium



May 7, 2014 at 9:03 am Leave a comment

Editors picks for @Storymoja #HayFestKe: Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture & Hay 25, Sept. 15-16 2012 @ National Museum

Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture
Date: September 15, 2012
Venue: Louis Leakey Auditorium
Time: 3-4pm

The inaugural lecture honoring Kenya’s great Nobel Peace Laureate and Founder of the Green Belt Movement, will be given by Chinese writer and historian Jung Chang.

Jung Chang is the author of Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (which the Asian Wall Street Journal called the most read book about China), and Mao: The unknown Story (with Jon Halliday).
Chang won the UK Writers’ Guild Best Non-Fiction in 1992 and Book of the year UK in 1993.
Her books have been translated into more than 40 languages and sold more than 15 million copies.

Hay 25

The way we live now from Hay Festival on Vimeo.

Date: September 16, 2012
Venue: BC Courtyard
Time: 3-4pm

Panel: Jung Chang, Giles Foden, Sitawa Namwale, Chief Nyamweya, John Sibi-Okumu and John Kampfner

To celebrate Hay Festival’s 25th anniversary we asked many of the writers we have worked with over the 25 years to pose 25 questions to Hay Festival audiences.

Kampfner chairs this session addressing three of these questions. Interactive, inquisitive and ground-breaking – have your say and post your replies at

September 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm Leave a comment

Premium Events: Storymoja Hay Festival, Sept. 13-16 2012 @ National Museum

Party with the Stars!
Date: September 13, 2012
Venue: National Museum of Kenya
Time: 7-11pm
Tickets: Kshs 5000 [Seasonal Ticket]
Party with: Giles Foden, Lola Shoneyin & Dinaw Mengestu

Music by: Denise Gordon (USA)

Concert: Kenya Boys Choir
Date: September 14, 2012
Venue: Louis Leakey Auditorium, National Museum
Time: 7pm
Tickets: Kshs 2000

Date: September 15, 2012
Performance: Cut off my Tongue by Sitawa Namwale
Venue: Louis Leakey Auditorium, National Museum
Time: 7pm

Storymoja Stir-Up!
Poetry & Performances by: El Poet, Zosi, Anne Moraa, Abu Sense, Samo the Almighty, Kenneth B, Wanjiku Mwaurah, SpeCfyd & Achieng Odhiambo
Live Music by Jemedari
Tickets: Kshs 300 [if you don’t have a festival ticket]

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September 3, 2012 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

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