- Nakuru County Commissioner Erastus Mbui said security has been beefed up.
- The 2019 festival's theme is “Enhancing National Unity, Cohesion and Integration through Kenya Music Festival”.
- Governor Lee Kinyanjui invited Kenyans and the residents of Nakuru County to attend the festival.
All is set for this year’s national competitions of the Kenya Music Festival which will kick off on Saturday at Kabarak University in Nakuru County.
The event will continue until August 15, 2019.
Kabarak University Vice-Chancellor Henry Kiplagat on Thursday said preparations are complete to host the 93rd edition of the event.
“The music fete will bring together participants from Kenya and the East Africa Community including Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. Preparations are complete and we are ready to host the event,” said Prof Kiplagat.
The university has jointly been working with the national and county governments to prepare for the event.
Nakuru County Commissioner Erastus Mbui said security has been beefed up ahead of the event.
“Enough security personnel from both the national and county levels have been deployed to ensure there is safety throughout the event, “said Mr Mbui.
Kenya Music Festival Chairman Peter Wanjohi on Thursday said the event, which will be a culmination of the schools and colleges music extravaganza, will attract over 150,000 participants.