Nairobi Set to Host 2016 Kenya Music Festival
Nairobi will host next year’s Kenya Schools and Colleges Music Festival.
Announcing the venue last week at the Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu where music and elocution experts have been meeting, the festival’s Executive Secretary Benson Abwao said the 2016 national festival will be held at the … http://bit.ly/1SFKHGs
3 Designers “Made in Kenya”
Besides being iconic for its wildlife and safari many associate Kenya with Edi Gathegi, Wangari Muta Maathai, Lupita Nyongo and of course Mr President Barack Obama.
The fashion industry in Kenya has really evolved within the last few years. We can definitely noticed the evolution from … http://bit.ly/1S9TbWa
Kenyan, Ethiopian Runners Win Istanbul Marathon
The 37th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon has ended with Kenyan Elias Kemboi Chelimo and Ethiopian Amena Gobena runners winning the race.
Chelimo crossed the finish line to win the men’s race, while Gobena won the marathon for women.
The Istanbul Marathon, the theme of which was “End Violence A… http://bit.ly/1QEQttd
Auction Houses, Wealthy Kenyans Boost East African Art Scene
With growing interest from international auction houses and a flourishing gallery scene at home, East African art is catching on with global collectors and a new generation of local buyers.
Artists such as Kenyan painter Michael Soi are now fixtures at auction house Bonhams’s Africa Now… http://bit.ly/1lpfJYl
2015 AK Gala Awards Set for December 10
The public will be given an opportunity to vote for their choice of top runners of the year at the 2015 Athletics Kenya (AK) gala that will be held December 10 in Nairobi, organisers announced on Thursday.
This year’s event theme is “top of the world uniting Kenyans” driven from the country’s spl… http://bit.ly/1PHuhO9
Kenya Slum Sitting On Valuable Art Gets Help Auctioning Off Pieces
In this case, an aid group hopes taking from the poor — and giving to the poor — could be an effective way to help the biggest slum in Africa.
In Kibera, Kenya, which until recently had no access to clean water, there are few toilets and no hospitals or clinics. But there’s a vast am… http://bit.ly/1PnQzpE
Love Matters Music Award 2015
In November 2015 IDS, together with Love Matters, is launching the first Love Matters Music Award – providing young people in Kenya the chance to produce songs on themes related to pleasure, and sexuality. Participants will be coached by international visual artists and music producers and … http://bit.ly/1WKSj0z