Art and culture

Archeologists between desert and sea in Kenya

Two days of conferences in Nairobi, november 10th and 11th

09-11-2017 by redazione

Kenya's potential in the field of archaeological research is well known, even if above all it is those of earth, mainly connected to the important findings that concern our proto-antheniated in the area of Lake Turkana.

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ART AND CULTURE

Kenya is in the Pinocchio factory thanks to Tanzini

The artist donated a Giraph and an Elephant sculpture to Collodi Park

18-10-2017 by redazione

Pinocchio is the most exported fairy tale in Italy, that is not a mystery: the internationality of the fantastic story and its morals have conquered children and not only from all over the world.

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FAIRS

Malindi National Museum launch Cultural EXPO

From june 2 eight events with ethnic groups

20-05-2017 by redazione

The curator of the National Museum of Kenya, Caesar Mbita, presented the Malindi Cultural Expo to the press, a series of eight appointments starting from June 2 to August, the day of national elections, to present in the space in front of the National Museum (Behind the Square of Uhuru Garden) some of the ethnic groups that make up Kenya.
You will start with the kikuyu of the Mount Kenya association of Kilifi County. On June 2 and 3, the kikuyu group living on the coast will stage performances, dances and stalls of products and handicrafts of their tradition.

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NEWS

D'Orazio, success even in the Nairobi event

Another great evening after the solo concert in Malindi

26-02-2017 by redazione

A great encore for the Italian violinist Francesco D'Orazio, who after having enchanted the audience at the National Museum of Malindi on Tuesday, two days ago he performed at the National Theatre in Nairobi, before an audience that for days had decreed sold out and in the presence, as well as the Ambassador of Italy Mauro Massoni, also the Kenyan Tourism Minister Najib Balala.

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EVENTS

Concert at Museum, a special evening in Malindi

Violinist D'Orazio has enchanted the audience

22-02-2017 by Freddie del Curatolo

Surely yesterday afternoon the National Museum hosted the greatest virtuoso of a musical instrument ever landed in Malindi.
The event organized by the Italian Institute of Culture in Nairobi, which in addition to the free concert violinist Francesco D'Orazio has offered to present a lavish refreshments, has enthralled over a hundred people who not only have occupied all the seats available but you have thronged along the balcony of the top floor to listen to the performance of the musician, interspersed with readings in English geographers and historians of the first centuries after Christ, who first spoke of the Kenyan coast.

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EVENTI

Great italian violinist at Malindi National Museum

Tuesday 21st D'Orazio concert with submarine exhibition

14-02-2017 by redazione

"Immersions, a violin a voice and the echo of centuries" is an unprecedented event for the National Museum of Malindi, which marks the confirmation of a process undertaken with the Italian Institute of Culture in Nairobi and the Italian Embassy in Kenya, but also the possibility of commingling not only between different art forms but also between associations, institutions and individuals who care about culture.
Tuesday, February 21 to 18 will stage a concert for violin only of a great Italian musician, favorite pupil of the composer Luciano Berio.
Francesco D'Orazio will play music by Johan Sebastian Bach, Paganini Chessa, Betta e Ysaye.

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EVENTI

Great success of the Mijikenda evening at Baby Marrow

Extraordinary event between music and poetry, with enchanted guests

13-02-2017 by redazione

Put the greatest poet of the Kenyan coast, the history of his homeland and its legends recited with passion. Add a songwriter that of the heart and true stories has made a way of life, even more than an artistic fact and put it all together with an art director Gian Paolo Tomasi and restful as Maurizio Mogavero, which has long decided to embellish his dinners with the mix of African and Western art forms and culture.
The recipe has proved successful, because it has become an evening entitled "Mijikenda, the earth and the membership", staged Saturday evening (exhausted tables, with people who could only listen from the bar) by organizing Freddie the Curatolo, creator of the show.

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EVENTI

09-02-2017 by redazione

A unique event that unites the culture of the Kenyan coast, the Mijikenda ethnicity, art and cultures from around the world, through the essential vehicles of music, words and visual art. All together in an evening entitled "The Earth and the membership", staged at the Art & Food Restaurant Baby Marrow Malindi, on Saturday night, February 11 at 21.
Guests of the evening: the most important living poet Giriama, Kazungu Wa Hawerisa, the only one who wrote little poems in the form of the history of his people and to denounce the slow disappearance. The Italian singer Andrea Parodi, author of the beautiful album "Soldiers" and fellow songwriter of important American and Italian, as Bocephus King, James Maddock and Francesco Guccini.

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CONCERTS

Concert of The Nairobi Conservatoire in Malindi

Friday 18 at 6pm at White Elephant Lodge

15-11-2016 by redazione

The Nairobi Conservatoire of Music will be back in Malindi next friday 18th with all his musicians.
The Concert will be held at White Elephant Art & Creativity Lodge on Friday 18th November, starting at 6.00pm, this we feel is the best venue for such an event in Malindi. The entrance desk will be open from 5.00pm to purchase your tickets and book your seats. Seats can be selected on a ‘first come’ basis. There will be no prior bookings. Late arrivals will only be able to enter the hall at the end of each piece of music. A bar will be open at the White Elephant, near to the hall, before the show and during the interval. 

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EVENTS

Scent of Italy at Nairobi Sarova Stanley, with art, food and music

"Food and Culture Exhibition" launched by Ambassador Massoni

14-11-2016 by redazione

The Italian Food and Culture Exhibition in Nairobi could not have a better location than the historical Sarova Stanley Hotel in the town center of the Kenyan capital.
 

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EVENTS

Italian food and culture week in Nairobi

From saturday 12 november at Sarova Hotel,

06-11-2016 by redazione

A week to celebrate gastronomy and Italian culture in Nairobi, with music, exhibitions, dance, theater and other events. The event was organized by the Sarova Stanley Hotel in Nairobi in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Nairobi and the patronage of the Italian Embassy in Kenya.
The week will open this Saturday, November 12th, at Café Thorn Three of the prestigious hotels of the capital, with the spectacle of Freddie Curatolo and Marco "Sbringo" Bigi, "Two Italian in Kenya". A path between songs, recitatives and stories that trace the arrival and adventures of our countrymen in the African country.

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DOCUMENTARY

Shooting of documentary "Italians in Kenya" ended

Director Montesanto: "A suitcase full of stories and emotions"

26-10-2016 by redazione

The filming of the documentary film "Italian in Kenya" has ended. It's a short feature commissioned by the Italian Foreign Ministry, through the Italian Institute of Culture in Nairobi, as part of the week of Italian language in the world. 

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MUSIC

PGA Academy, a guitar school in Malindi

The Art of Paolo M. Palmitessa to learn or improve

04-09-2016 by redazione

Learn to play guitar or perfect their technique equator, with a high-level teacher?
In Malindi you can, thanks to the experience and passion of an Italian musician.
Paul M. Palmitessa, born and raised in music (his father was superintendent of the Opera of Rome), he performed for years in Italy and in Europe, releasing albums and writing music of which a significant selection is playable on Youtube.

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ART

Minini, "crazy" for Africa and his culture

In his Malindi house even a collection of traditional tools

01-09-2016 by Leni Frau

Could be taken to a habit, considered a life dedicated to the art at the highest levels, the property of one of the most important galleries in Italy, in Brescia and collaboration with photographers and designers internationally.
But the passion for African objects Massimo Minini goes hand in hand with his love of Malindi, where for years now spends his holidays at his villa overlooks the Silversand beach.

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ART AND MEETINGS

Baby Marrow, where creativity is welcome

On the stage the art of Francis Chibule

28-08-2016 by redazione

Successfully continuing the weekend of local creativity, the talent and the mixing of art and good food to Baby Marrow Malindi, Vasco Da Gama Road.
The appointment of this Saturday was with the craftsman Francis Chibule Mambrui.
Creative can transform any material, recycling or even leather and metal, in a piece of furniture except in a true work of art.
Francis was joined for years at the lab Be Clever. "Working together with the Italian designer Marzia Chierichetti - explains Francis - it was very important for me. I was not just a performer, but I could bring my creativity and express my ideas.

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ART AND CULTURE

Malindi Museum Society

Membership Card: KES. 1000 well spent

01-08-2016 by redazione

The one year Membership Card of "Malindi Museum Society" costs only KES. 1000, and is a way for those who gravitates to Malindi, to support the culture and subsidize those who organize exhibitions, meetings and keeps archives and historical libraries small lives.
With the annual card of MMS you can also free access to the following museums on the Kenyan coast Malindi Heritage Centre, House of Columns (City Museum of Malindi on the waterfront), Vasco de Gama pillar, Portuguese Chapel in Malindi.

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LIBRI

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