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28th Koroga Festival held at Bomas

Event celebrates African diversity in food, art and fashion

Congolese musician Kanda Bongo Man
Congolese musician Kanda Bongo Man
Image: Douglas Okiddy

The 28th edition of Koroga Festival took place at Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi, last weekend. The two-day event was curtain-raised by Congolese musicians Kanda Bongo Man and Mbilia Bel. Others who performed were Emma Jalamo and Steve Kay.

The event celebrates African diversity in food, art and fashion. Despite the cold weather, Kenyans turned out in large numbers to enjoy the African hits.

Congolese rhumba musician Mbilia Bel
Congolese rhumba musician Mbilia Bel
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Luo benga artist Emma Jalamo
Luo benga artist Emma Jalamo
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Musician Steve Kay
Musician Steve Kay
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Veteran radio presenter Leonard Mambo Mbotela
Veteran radio presenter Leonard Mambo Mbotela
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Part of the crowd that turned up at Koroga Festival
Part of the crowd that turned up at Koroga Festival
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Entrepreneur Catherine Atieno and businesswoman Salma Hope
Entrepreneur Catherine Atieno and businesswoman Salma Hope
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Daisy Oyiera and Joy Alot
Daisy Oyiera and Joy Alot
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