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Discussion + Mini - Concert: On Benga - Kenya's Signature Genre, Dec. 7 2017 @ Alliance Française Terrace
Date: December 7, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française Terrace
Time: 6.30 pm
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A discussion organized by FLEE, a cultural engineering platform dedicated to the documentation and enhancement of hybrid cultures, that is at the same time a record label, a publishing house and an exhibition curator.
Benga, a Kenyan dance music, first emerged within the Luo community during the late 1960s. The genre has provided many Kenyans with a malleable platform that connects with the traditional ethnic poetic and musical sensibilities that have been resilient in both rural and urban Luo life. 76 more words