Sawa Sawa Festival is Here!!!


‘The 8th edition of the Sawa Sawa Festival will take place on 5th and 6th December, 2014 at the SarakasiDome, with the opening VIP Party on Friday night 5 December and a day and night event on Saturday 6 December.This way, on 5th and 6th December the Sarakasi Dome will be turned into a multi-functional venue with catering points and areas for workshops, jam sessions, and stages for the Sarakasi Dancers and Acrobats, Live Bands, Deejays and a Boiler Room activity.The Friday ‘#SawaSawa #Hennessy #RedCarpet’ Opening: this evening will be the official opening of the Festival with a themed Red Carpet VIP party. On the line up are #H_Art the Band, #Sarabi, the#AllStarDeejays and a Sarakasi Circus-Dance Production. All artists, suppliers and sponsors will be invited for the VIP party which will also be open to the public. Simultaneously there will be a Deejay Boiler Room event on our rooftop which will be hosted by the Santuri Safari Deejays. The evening will accumulate into a spectacular firework show at midnight.Saturday ‘Party till you Drop’: daytime will be dedicated to youth and will stage Live Hip-Hop and Reggae. On the line up are an open mike session, Hip Hop artists #Kalamashaka, #Khaligraph &#Oksyde, #Nafsi Huru and Smallz Lethal and Reggaeartist Meekie & Humble and the Sojourners Band. In addition workshops will include Graffiti as well as Poetry Workshops led by Kenyan spoken word artists Kenneth B and Sitawa complimented by Ugandan Poet Slim Emcee. For the evening program Deejay #JoeMfalme, #P-UNIT and #Size 8 are on the line up. During this whole day the Sarakasi Dancers and Acrobats will be part of the program.