- The winners converged to make performances as rehearsals for the main event to be held in Mombasa.
- KICD CEO Charles Ongondo said the festivals mark a return to normalcy after the two-year-long Covid-19 break.
More than ten schools in Nairobi met at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development in preparation for the National Drama Festivals.
The winners converged to make performances as rehearsals for the main event to be held in Mombasa.
KICD CEO Charles Ongondo said the festivals mark a return to normalcy after the two-year-long Covid-19 break.
“The theme for this years festival is Fostering Digital Transformation Through Theatre and Film,” Ongondo said.
In 2020 both drama and music festivals for primary and secondary schools and colleges took a break and resumed this year.
The teams presented different kinds of content which are in line with the digital transition.
Some of the schools proceeding to the national level include Starehe Boys Center performing a solo verse called the Tick.
“State House Girls will present a choral verse- Misukosuko, Nile road girls- spoken word called Vile tu Inafaa,” the event program reads.
Highway School have a French Play dubbed Quel Cauchemar, and Dagoretti High School have a cultural creative dance called Swinny.
In the primary schools category, Westlands Primary has a modern dance.
“Muthaiga Primary have a choral upper named Caring Bouncing Castles, St George’s Primary modern dance- the evolution,” it reads.
Many more schools from the Nairobi region will proceed to the nationals.
This includes County Girls, Regis Schools, Ofafa Jericho, Lang'ata Barracks and Moi Educational Center.