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NAI NI WHO FESTIVAL LAUNCHED

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The annual citywide festival Nai Ni Who is scheduled to kick-off on Saturday July 16 to September. The GoDown Arts Centre initiative, Nai Ni Who showcases the diverse cultures of Nairobi as the city counties various neighborhoods transform into platforms for sharing Nairobi histories, stories and celebrating its people and their neighborhood assets and cultures.

Launched in 2013, the festival has catalyzed residents of Nairobi to engage with both the positive and challenging aspects of the city with a view to expressing pride and ownership of their city.

Joy Mboya Executive Director The GoDown Arts Center

Joy Mboya Executive Director The GoDown Arts Center

Nai Ni Who 2016 will include action in the neighborhoods of Kibera, Kamkunji, Kilimani and South B-Mukuru, where you can enjoy parades, concerts, clean-up activities, markets and sports events.

There will also be activities in the city centre, comprising of free city walking tours in the weekends, led by youthful guides who have undergone a training on the histories and stories behind the streets and building in the CBD.

Children from Nairobi’s city schools will also have a chance to know their city through visits organized for them by the Nai Ni Who festival to the National Park, National Museums, Karura Forest and other destinations.

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