Local artistes to stage countrywide road shows

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Rwanda’s music industry has over the years transformed into a lucrative sector and many corporate organisations are keen to invest in the music industry.

Aspiring musicians battle it out in 'I Am the Future' talent search

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Local aspiring artistes stand a chance to become millionaires as Rwf15million is up for grabs in a music competition dubbed ‘I am the Future’ talent search.

Artistes on why they joined the presidential campaign trail

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At 9am on Tuesday, a group of journalists arrived at Muhanga Regional Stadium in the Southern Province where the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF-Inkotanyi) presidential candidate Paul Kagame, was addressing a...

When Ubumuntu festival turned into a 'coat of many colours'

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It has evolved into a coat of many colors representing all races and cultures across the world. Indeed, at this year’s edition of Ubumuntu Arts Festival, over 14 countries were...

Beirut to host kids 'summer family connect'

Spiderman Game Centre is organising a special kids’ event, dubbed ‘Summer Family Connect.’ The event will be held at Beirut in Kibagabaga on August 12, starting 9a.m till 6p.m.

Local designer nominated for Kenya Fashion Awards

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Local designer Cedric Mizero of Amizero Designs has been nominated for the Kenya Fashion Awards 2017 under the East African designer of the year category.

US-based Misigaro to headline gospel music concert in Kigali

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US-based Rwandan singer Adrien Misigaro is expected to headline a live gospel concert dubbed ‘Ntacyo Nzaba’ at Kigali Serena Hotel on July 23.

Concert to spice up YouthConnekt summit

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Various local musicians will entertain guests at the Car Free Zone on Wednesday night, as the YouthConnekt Summit gets underway in Kigali.

Nyundo School of Music student in live concert

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Desire Mubogora, a student of Nyundo School of Music and Arts, is set to organise a live concert dubbed; “Nibutse Aho Wankuye”, which is loosely translated as “I remember where...

Curtains fall on Ubumuntu Arts Festival

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Curtains fell on the third edition of the annual Ubumuntu Arts Festival on Sunday night. The three-day festival, that opened on Friday, July 14 at the Kigali Genocide Memorial amphitheater...

Eliane Umuhire on spreading her acting wings

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The last time I met actor Umuhire Eliane for an interview was in May 2015. That time, the actor was as busy as the proverbial bee. The following month, she...

Ziggy 55 on balancing entertainment and his corporate job

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Fikiri Nshimiyimana also known as Ziggy 55 is a TV and radio presenter, music artist and works at Rwanda Revenue Authority’s communications department. He is also a former member of...

Gospel stars arrive for mega concert­

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Swiss-based Cameroonian gospel superstar Olivier Cheuwa and renowned gospel music couple Chris and Laura Christensen are in town for the much-anticipated gospel music concert dubbed “Fragrance Worship”.

Knowless drops new single

Songbird Butera Knowless’s new song #WinningTeam has elicited a lot of talk even before it hits the airwaves, with some saying that they cannot wait for the single, while others...

Nina Ogot and Winyo on how they met

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The trademark aura of Rwandan hospitality ushered them to Kigali. Within minutes of setting foot in the Rwandan capital, they could not hide the joy of feeling at home away...

Kitoko is back

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One of Rwanda’s most popular musicians, Kitoko Bibarwa, is back in the country more than three years since he left for the U.K. The Urankunda Bikandenga singer touched down at...

What’s on this weekend?

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After a long week, sometimes you need to unwind and have fun. Here are the events happening around town this Friday through Sunday;

Actress Umuhire hits the limelight on global stage

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Rwandan actress Eliane Umuhire was the centre of attention at the 52nd edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) in the Czech Republic last week. Her role in...

Inganzo Art Center in one-day exhibition

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An exhibition featuring twenty-five (25) art pieces by local artists will take place at the Inganzo Art Center in Masaka on July 22. Dubbed Ubugeni Bugema Umugani, the one-day exhibition...

Winyo, Nina Ogot to perform at 'Live and Unplugged' concert

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Kenyan husband-and-wife musical duo of Winyo and Nina Ogot arrive in Kigali this Thursday morning, ahead of their highly anticipated “Live and Unplugged” concert on Friday.

Concert to honor legendary musician Kamaliza

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Rwandan Diaspora Students are organising a concert to pay tribute to legendary singer Anonciata Utamuliza, who was known by her stage name Kamaliza. The concert is in recognition of her...

Ubumuntu Arts Festival returns with more flavour and variety

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Hilde Cannoodt is a dancer, choreographer and teacher from Belgium. She made her maiden trip to Rwanda last year, to participate in the Ubumuntu Arts Festival.

Glitz and glamour at Rwanda Movie Awards

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The 6th edition of the annual Rwanda Movie Awards went down on Friday night at the Kigali Convention Center. The red carpet event drew a full house of local film...

Rwanda Fiesta: A show par excellence

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I had the privilege of sitting down with the man responsible for bringing the Fiesta party down to Rwanda a few days before the event: That man is Lee Ndayisaba...

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