In Summary
  • Kabarak University has a great ambience and is highly relevant for this year’s festival.
  • The numerous halls and other recreational facilities offer a good entertainment aspect to the audience.
  • The music festival took off in style when nursery schools and colleges presented very creative items.

Kericho Teachers Training College started on the right chord Saturday on day one as the Kenya National Music Festival got underway at Kabarak University by winning in a competitive category that encourages the youth to be self-reliant.

They won in the Swahili verse category sponsored by the KCB Group.

Kabarak University has a great ambience and is highly relevant for this year’s festival.

HALLS

The numerous halls and other recreational facilities offer a good entertainment aspect to the audience.

“I must admit that this class was quite competitive but my students worked very hard to emerge tops. We addressed matters kujiajiri, which means self-employment and the loans the bank gives to those who are struggling in small businesses,” trainer Ng’eno Geoffrey told the Nation.

The Kericho college’s Principal Eida Achungo said the win was due to thorough training and discipline.

The music festival took off in style when nursery schools and colleges presented very creative items.

CURTAIN RAISERS

They were the curtain raisers at the annual festival, which has been dubbed the largest arts festival of its kind in East and Central Africa.

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