Safaricom is set to host the first ever jazz festival in Kenya on 23rd February 2014.
The premier event dubbed “Safaricom International Jazz Festival” will feature international and local artists. It will be a weeklong of concerts that will end in with a family extravaganza at the Ngong Racecourse.
While making the announcement Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore said, “Safaricom is committed to making the arts industry in Kenya more inclusive and accessible to all by providing a platform for different music genres including Jazz.” The Safaricom Jazz festival will ride on the success of Safaricom Kenya Classical Fusion and the Niko Na Safaricom Live concerts.
The Festival will be a chance to showcase the best in emerging and acclaimed talent from Africa and beyond.