Goethe partners with Rusinga Festival for Island Reading Series

Rusinga Island 2018

The Goethe Institute is partnering with Rusinga Festival for the Island Reading Series, a storytelling and reading event at #RusingaFest2018 which will feature author and publisher Hillary Namunyu, renowned and award winning storytellers Wangari the Storyteller and Chunga Otiende. The interactive literary session will be among the many events that will

Wangari the Storyteller par Excellence

Grace Wangari has told stories as far as Sweden, Iran and Tanzania. You may wonder how on earth someone would pursue storytelling as a profession. Curiosity led us to one of the events she had helped organize with ZAMALEO at a restaurant in Westlands, and later on the Sigana International

Exploring Rusinga: A Hidden Paradise (Part 2)

Kenya festivals

Now, there seems to be an unwritten edict: a festival without food is no festival at all. And since we were here to celebrate Suba culture, it would have been disappointing to find nothing which could quell my riotous stomach. Definitely, my first stop is at the food tent, where

Exploring Rusinga: The Hidden Paradise (Part 1)

Lake Victoria

If there have been efforts of resuscitating the Suba culture before six years ago, then none of them has been as consistent and engaging as #Rusinga Festival. And with each new year, come new experiences for cross-cultural tourists. No one would have guessed that the cultural celebration would survive this