SOCIETY

Alliance Française de Nairobi turns 70

Centre has helped many young artistes advance their careers

In Summary

• Culture CS Amina Mohamed presided over the event

Culture CS Amina Mohamed and French Ambassador Aline Kuster-Menager
Culture CS Amina Mohamed and French Ambassador Aline Kuster-Menager
Image: Douglas Okiddy

The Alliance Française de Nairobi celebrated its 70th anniversary of a vibrant cultural centre in Nairobi.

The event was attended by delegates in the government and the Embassy of France. Among them were Culture CS Amina Mohamed and French Ambassador Aline Kuster-Menager.

 

Alliance Française has played a pivotal role in advancing the careers of many young artistes.

Alliance Francaise head of culture Harsita Waters and Jean Louis Menager from Embassy of France
Alliance Francaise head of culture Harsita Waters and Jean Louis Menager from Embassy of France
Image: Douglas Okiddy
Musicians Suzanne Gachukia, June Gachui, Suzzanne Owiyo and fashion model Dorothy Oliech
Musicians Suzanne Gachukia, June Gachui, Suzzanne Owiyo and fashion model Dorothy Oliech
Image: Douglas Okiddy
Embassy of France head of corporation Cyril Gerardon and Alliance Francaise director Vincent Padare
Embassy of France head of corporation Cyril Gerardon and Alliance Francaise director Vincent Padare
Image: Douglas Okiddy
Political cartoonist Gado and Ketabul Music producer Stefano Sita Nne
Political cartoonist Gado and Ketabul Music producer Stefano Sita Nne
Image: Douglas Okiddy
Alliance Francaise French teacher Nathalie Aliot and head of translation Guillaume Malingri
Alliance Francaise French teacher Nathalie Aliot and head of translation Guillaume Malingri
Image: Douglas Okiddy