Nairobi, 5th December, 2023
This morning the Nairobi County Executive in charge of Inclusivity, Public participation and Customer engagement, Dr. Anastasia Nyalita accompanied by Chief Officer Culture, Clement Sijenyi aka Clemo flagged off the 2nd Edition of the Nairobi Festival caravan.
Said Dr. Nyalita, “This year’s edition will be bigger and better and is expected to attract huge attendants. This event will highlight Nairobi’s diversity and talent, spanning music, cooking, art, and various cultural expressions. Today’s caravan will be used as a platform to discover and empower artists through creative arts, including music, dance, and spoken word. The caravan will traverse the 17 sub counties in Nairobi in the next couple of days which will culminate in the 2nd Edition of the festival.”
Said Chief Officer Clement Sijenyi, “Uhuru Park will feature several eateries and high end hotels, while the iconic Mau Mau freedom fighters, the Pope’s and peace, love and unity monuments have been maintained as well as a more defined freedom corner in memory of the late prof. Wangari Maathai.”
The Nairobi Festival was officially unveiled in 2022 by Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja to provide an opportunity for Kenyans to appreciate the city’s diverse food, culture and art.
The event will kick off on 12th December to 17th December at the revamped Uhuru park.