Budding artists headline Kigali Arts Festival launch

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It was a blend of art and fashion at the first edition of Kigali Arts Festival held at Umubano Hotel, Kacyiru, on Saturday. The festival, which kicked off at 10am,...

Egyptian collections rock fashion night

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It was a rich mix of fashion and culture at the Afro-Egyptian Fashion Night at Cleopatras Bar and Restaurant in Kimihurura on Friday evening.

Poor sound mars growth of entertainment industry

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Great sound is a must for any concert to be a success. But unfortunately this is not the case for the local music industry. We only have a taste of...

Weekend Proggie

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Are you tired of staying indoors all weekend? Would you like to relieve some of the stress from the week? Here are a few suggestions;

Eric Soul on why locals shun cultural festivals

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Last weekend, the fourth edition of Isaano Arts Festival, an annual music festival that seeks to celebrate and amplify African music from across the continent, kicked off at Petit Stade.

Gospel artiste Mugwiza comes of age

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In a few days, Precious Nina Mugwiza will officially release her debut song Nduwawe. The gospel artiste is hoping to make her mark as one of the greatest gospel artistes...

Preps for Mashariki African Film Festival in high gear

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Movie lovers have something to look forward to next month. Preparations for the second edition of the Mashariki African Film Festival (MAFF) slated for March 12 are on course.

Lamar, Swift shine at 2016 Grammys

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There was something for everybody at the 2016 Grammy Awards held on Monday February 15, 2016, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Mark Ronson’s high-spirited “Uptown Funk,” featuring...

BBA star Idris and Wema Sepetu to start reality TV show

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Idris Sultan is pretty much excited about starting a family with Wema Sepetu and has even hinted that they will soon be shooting a reality TV show that will enable...

Angelique Kidjo says 'Africa on rise' in latest Grammy win

Angelique Kidjo, one of Africa's most prominent musicians, won her third Grammy on Monday and dedicated it to aspiring artists on the continent.

GRAMMYs: Taylor Swift wins album of the year

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Taylor Swift's 1989 has won the coveted album of the year award at this year's Grammys in Los Angeles. The singer - who is the first woman to win the...

When Zambian musician Mwale fell in love with Rwanda

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“Part of my soul is still here, and I will come back here no matter what. I wish to come back here and do more projects here.”

Diamond Platnumz Valentine's show turns chaotic

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A Valentine’s show headlined by King of Bongo, Diamond Platnumz, turned into a battlefield as police engaged hundreds of young people in a showdown as they tried to break into...

[PHOTOS] 'Isaano Arts Festival' brings the rest of Africa to Rwanda

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On Saturday, Isaano Arts Festival proved why it continues to be popular with live music fans. No one at Petit Stade, the venue of the event, was left standing when...

Inema treats art enthusiasts to early Valentine's Day celebrations

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Valentine’s Day arrived early for art enthusiasts at the Inema Art Centre in Kacyiru, where a four-day Valentine’s-themed art exhibition came to a close yesterday.

When Kigali vibrated with poetry

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It all started in April last year, when Swiss poetess and anthropologist Andrea Grieder organized a two-day workshop for local poets and poetesses at the Goethe Institut in Kiyovu.

Mashirika tours India, Sri Lanka with message of humanity

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Rwanda has no formal training for arts in schools and universities so it is through training and collaboration that our arts sector gains knowledge.

Local artistes urged to embrace collaborations

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Rwandan artistes are under criticism from their Burundian counterparts over refusal to collaborate on songs. According to Patient Matabaro, the winner of PRIMUSIC 2013, (Burundi’s version of Primus GumaGuma Super...

Nneka promises fun-filled Kigali festival

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Nigerian hip-hop/soul singer Nneka Lucia Egbuna, who’s in Kigali to headline the annual art and music festival dubbed ‘Isaano Arts Festival’, has promised a ‘Nigerian–Kigalian' performance. “The show will be...

[PHOTOS]: All set for Isaano Arts festival

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It will be a fun packed weekend as music lovers throng Petit Stade for a live music festival- the ‘Isaano Arts Festival.’

Rahamatali withdraws from Miss Rwanda race

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Naima Rahamatali has pulled out of the Miss Rwanda 2016 race to attend to her hospitalised father. Rahamatali made the announcement on Facebook yesterday.

Yego Arts to celebrate 3rd anniversary in new home

Yego Arts, one of the biggest art centres will be marking its third anniversary in a new home in Kimihurura on Friday.

Musicians thrill crowd at CHAN final

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It’s not common for gospel musicians to participate in big secular entertainment events. However, on Sunday, for the thousands of people who showed up for the final match of the...

Gospel artiste Nzaramba releases new track

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London based Rwandan gospel artiste, Olivier Nzaramba, has released a new track, Ushimwe, featuring traditional artiste Jean Paul Samputu, and producers Felin Gakwaya and Aron Nitunga.