As Christmas day draws closer, a number of social events have been lined up to help Rwandans celebrate the festive season in style. By far, this year’s festive season has the biggest number of events compared to previous years. Check them out.
Rwanda Konnect Gala
When: December 22.
Where: PSF Gikondo Expo Ground
Artistes: Legends Cecile Kayirebwa, Kidum and Inganzo Ngari Troupe
Entrance fee: Rwf10, 000, Rwf20, 000 (VIP) and Rwf200, 000 (a table for 8).
This is one event you don’t want to miss today. It is not very often that you have two legends gracing one stage at the same time. Both Kayirebwa and Kidum are adored in equal measure and to complete the night, celebrated traditional dance troupe Inganzo Ngari will be part of the event.
According to Jacques Kagabo, the organiser, the quality of music will be top notch. Be there.
Heaven’s gates and Hell’s Flames drama
When: December 22-24
Where: Christian Life Assembly
The evangelistic drama is still ongoing and you do not want to miss out the comedy. It depicts different lifestyles of people from all walks of life and what eternity holds for them depending on their life choices.
Big splash Pool party
When: December 23
Where: Park Inn by Radisson Kigali
Entrance fee: Rwf 10,000 (couple), Rwf 8,000 (single)
The pool party is organized by Rwandan model Jay Rwanda, who will double as the events host. Comedian Arthur Nkusi will be performing right after the pool part and DJs Miller and Toxxyk will be entertaining the crowd. Event starts at 10AM and 10PM.
Holiday Cheer show
When: December 23
Where: Kigali Convention Centre
Artistes: Knowless Butera and Bruce Melodie
Entrance fee: Rwf200, 000 (table of 8 with drinks), Rwf15, 000 (VIP), and Rwf10, 000 (regular).
This event, organised by Kina Music and different sponsors, will bring together two of Rwanda’s finest musicians Bruce Melodie and Knowless Butera in a concert that will surely set the Christmas mood for those in the house.
Clement Ishimwe, the chief executive of Kina Music, says the evening will be characterised by quality music and a classy setting.
Christamas Eve with Diaspora
When: December 24
Where: The Mirror Hotel
Entrance fee: Rwf 5,000
Artists: Christopher and Social Mula will be entertaining guests with their hits songs as a way of welcoming the Rwandan diaspora home. Mister Africa Jay Rwanda will be the events host.
Bruno Mpundu “Yesu uri Uwera” album launch
When: December 25
Where: New Life Bible Church, Kicukiro
Entrance fee: VIP Rwf5,000 (comes with a CD) and Regular Rwf2,000 Artistes: Bruno Mpundu, a member of Alarm Ministries, will launch his solo album Yesu Uri Uwera and it will feature Pastor Faustin Munishi from Kenya, Alarm Ministries, True Promises, Bosco Nshuti and Ben & Chance among others. Surely a Christmas date for gospel music lovers!
Riderman’s Uburyohe concert, ‘Filime’ Mixtape launch
When: December 25 (Xmas)
Where: Petit Stade, Remera
Entrance fee: Rwf2, 000 regular, Rwf5, 000 VIP
Artistes: Rapper Emery Gatsinzi, a.k.a Riderman, will unveil his latest album in a concert dubbed Uburyohe on Christmas day as well as his mixtape ‘Filime’. Present to support him will be King James, Active, Queen Cha, Jay C, Fireman, Marina, Khalifan and many others.
Compiled by Sharon Kantengwa
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