Category Archives: Kenya

26 Apr 2017

Digest #222

Dear reader, At Sundance Institute’s Playwrights Residency in Germany,New Work by Syrian Theatre-Makers. Berlin and Neuklostersee, Germany — Six Europe-based Syrian playwrights will create new work in Arabic as part of Sundance Institute’s Playwrights Residency in Berlin and Neuklostersee, continuing the Theatre Program’s...

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11 Dec 2016

CopyRightX : The GoDown

A 12 week copyright course, affiliated with Harvard Law School /the Berkman Center, to be offered from end-January 2017 by the GoDown.Apply! Send your personal personal profile and expression of interest to Catherine Mujomba

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17 Feb 2016

8th Annual Puppetry Festival

The International Puppetry Festival (or IPFest) will be from the 15th to 22nd October, 2016 in Nairobi Kenya. And while they are preparing they need your support and help! KIPT governing council request your moral, technical and financial support to...

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16 May 2014

6th Sigana International Storytelling Festival, 6th – 15th June 2014

6th Sigana International Storytelling Festival, 6th - 15th June 2014Once upon a time, a man wished to light a fire and warm himself a little. So he scraped away the loose earth and, as he was thus clearing the ground,...

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29 Nov 2013

Free Professional Acting: Workshops December 16-20, 2013, Kenya

If you want to polish your performance skills, widen your range as an actor, meet other up and coming professionals in the business or simply find out more about the world of performance, take advantage to work with some of...

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22 Nov 2013

The GoDown: 7th edition of East African Arts Summit November 23, 2013

  The 7th edition of East African Arts Summit will take place this month in Nairobi, Kenya. As the GoDown Arts Centre celebrates 10 years, the milestones that East African members have made in the arts industry cannot be overlooked. At least...

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16 Apr 2013


Article written by George Orido and Published by Standard Media Website(Kenya) The controversy around the banning of a play, 'Shackles of Doom' by Butere Girls has continued to raise questions. The Ministry of Education officials in Kenya banned the winning play...

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19 Mar 2013

THE GMT +3 Calling Journalists/ Writers/ Photographers

The GMT +3 is on an online news and reporting website intended to build connections between the diverse Cosmopolitan experiences in East Africa (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda). The online forum encompasses those living in East Africa and in...

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12 Dec 2012

Kwani? LitFest

KWANI? LITFEST Nairobi, Kenya 2012 The fourth edition of Kwani? Litfest, the biennial gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, kicks off this weekend and runs until 16th December 2012. This year’s literary festival Conversations With The Horn:...

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27 Jan 2011

TEH Newsletter #1 2011: Welcome to the new year with TEH! (And check out the new videos on TEH TV!)‏

Home | Forward | Subscribe | Unsubscribe TEH Picture of the month   This is what it looked like when Mains D'Oeuvres (St Ouen, France) celebrated their 10th Anniversary on December 18th, 2010. Happy Anniversary Mains D'Oeuvres! Photo: Vinciane Verguethen Dear...

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25 Oct 2010

MAPP International Productions News: Seeking Truth in the theater, studio, community and world

  in the theaterHaving one incredible work on tour is exciting - having two at once is exhilarating! A brief sample of the reactions filling our email inbox:About Yasuko Yokoshi's Tyler TylerYour piece, built from your carefully crafted but wonderfully wild...

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5 Sep 2010

2nd All Africa Dance Festival on Peace – Nairobi, Kenya 2010

The 2nd All Africa Dance Festival on Peace in Nairobi, KenyaTHE 2ND ALL AFRICA DANCE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL ON PEACE IN NAIROBI, KENYA:GREAT NEWS! FREE PARTICIPATION BY DANCE GROUPS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD “Arts approaches” provide an accessible language,...

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3 Jun 2010

2010 Sigana International Storytelling Festival – Kenya

I N V I T A T I O NJoin us during the2010 Sigana International Storytelling Festival3 days of sheer magical delight ofSTORYTELLING PERFORMANCEFeaturing cross-continental renowned professional Storytellers ALL celebratingThe Wonders of Living TalesDiane Ferlatte (USA)Mats Rehnman (Sweden)Love Ersare (Sweden)Jeeva Raghunath...

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15 Nov 2009

MO FAYA at The GoDown Centre, Nairobi

    10th – 17th November 2009                                        VOLUME 7,NUMBER 50                                                        IN THIS ISSUE Mo Faya: “A Ghetto Story” – The GoDown  Agenda Uganda -  Medeva Internship  -  Nairobits Trust Final Touches -  Kuruka Maisha Trust Dance Workshop -  Dance Into Space  The Amnesia Project -  Nairobi Arts Trust “Without You” -  Ketebul Music Ngoma  Xpressions -  Phoenix Players  PIC OF THE WEEK: UETA Band on stage on their way to winning this years Battle of the...

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10 Oct 2009

Heartstrings, Nairobi: THE 43th KENYAN TRIBE

   Tue to Sun, 29th, 30th, Sept, 1st, 3rd, 4th Oct7 Final shows of the comedy "43th Kenya Tribe"After a riotous run of the original comedy" 43th Kenya Tribe", Heartstrings Kenya will bring down the curtain on the show in their final week of this tumultuous and...

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27 Aug 2009

Kenya Community Development and GoDown Centre – Arts & Culture Program

PAGESCATEGORIESRSSUncategorized — 3 comments17AUG 09Call for Applications – September 2009Grant applications are now open in the Youth Programme and the Arts & Culture Program.In the Youth programme, the 6th call for grant applications is now open in the promotion of Youth Led...

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16 Aug 2009

1st International Storymoja Hay Festival – GoDown Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

THE GODOWN The GoDown is all systems go for the first International Storymoja Hay Festival starting this Friday. The Kenya Burning exhibition and book will be showcased during the 3 day event running from Friday July 31st- Sunday August 2nd, 2009 at Impala Club on Ngong Road. Charges are 500/=...

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13 Feb 2009

The Worlds of the Indian Ocean Festival, Kenya

Worlds of the Indian Ocean, February 2009               FREE entry to events except gate charge for Club Afrique of Kshs. 500 Tel: +254 20 2368770 email:   Festival Schedule   Thu 19 17.00 Exhibit & Festival Opening: “Doorway to...

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29 Jan 2009

Kenya International Puppetry Festival 2009

GENERAL INFORMATION The Kenya International Puppetry Festival KIPf 2009 INVITATION: The Kenya International Puppetry festival (KIPf 2009) Organization Committee invites you to submit a proposal to participate and present at the Fourth Edition of the Kenya International Puppetry Festival, (KIPf...

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7 Jun 2008

Kwani Lit Fest – Nairobi & Lamu, Kenya – August 1-15, 2008

Description of EventsKwani LitfestWeek long Craft workshopsFOR MORE INFORMATION: shalinig@mac.comKWANI LIT FEST: REVISIONING KENYANAIROBI and LAMU, KENYAAUGUST 1-15, 2008Manuscript required (about 15 pages). An intensive critique, discussion and exchange of opinion on your work in a dynamic group setting. Taken...

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