May 18, 2010 – Friends and art lovers, the annual Sawa Sawa Festival is back, bigger and better with Don Carlos, from Jamaica, Batuque Batucada from Brazil, Chizi and Prezzo from Kenya among many more entertaining acts.
Saturday at The Dome – Ngara
Sunday at Kasarani
It will be held from 28 to 30 May 2010, Sarakasi will proudly team up with Transparency International.
The festival will be used to conduct civic education on the draft constitution and encourage Kenyans to participate in the upcoming referendum.
This year theme is: “Wajibika sasa, fighting corruption begins with you!”
Capacity building workshops will be on Wednesday 26th Thursday 27th and Friday 28th May, morning and afternoon sessions, as well as series of media visits with artistes and local talent for publicity, interviews and audience building.
Saturday 29th May (at the Sarakasi Dome-Ngara) will be a youth event during the day including our WAPI platform/ stage, exhibitions by visual artistes, cultural merchandise, brand merchandise, outdoor video wall, skill factory (youth capacity building), information stalls and so on.
Line up for Wapi at Sawa Sawa 10 am till 6 pm
Batuque Batucade (Brazil)
DJ ZAQ and many more…
MC POINT BLANK
During the night there will be a Deejay music night dubbed ‘Feel the Beat’ with (female) deejays/artistes.
The Deaf Community will be targeted to be part of this event as well.
Line up ‘Feel the beat’ – 8 pm till 6 am
DJ Adrian and many more…
Sunday 30th May at the Kasarani Sports Centre (Laureate field) will usher a reggae day concert with exhibitions, cultural and merchandise displays/markets /information stalls, outdoor video wall and so on.
Line up ‘Roots’ – 10am till 4pm
Don Carlos and the Dub Vision Band (Jamaica)
Aluta Continua (Jamaica)
Batuque Batucade and many more…
Entry is absolutely free.