preserving culture and language.

Winners will be feted at the end of today by H.E. Governor Andrew Mwadime.

preserving culture and language.

The final day of the Kenya Music and Cultural Festival, Taita Taveta County has kicked off with 191 participants expected to perform today.

In attendance is the County Executive Committee Member CECM in charge of Youths,  Sports, Gender, Culture and Social Services Mr Shedrack Mutungi. 

Mr. Mutungi emphasized that such interactions assist in maintaining cohesion among the diverse communities in the county while also preserving culture and language.

Mr. Mutungi further took the chance to remind the people that the World War 1 (WW1) commemorations are set to happen next week and they seek to celebrate culture as well as remember the role Taita Taveta County played during the battle.

“ Several Embassies have confirmed participation in the celebrations to happen on November 23rd -27th. There will be exhibitions by our departments and we seek to boost investor relations set to benefit the grassroots populace, “ the CECM concluded.

County Chief Officer CCO Isaac Makange stated that the County Government of Taita Taveta through the Department of Youths, Sports, Gender, Culture, and Social Services will  sponsor this event annually in line with Governor Mwadime's manifesto of nurturing and growing talents in all the four Sub Counties.

The Department's Director Wallace Mwaluma confirmed that the festivities are bearing fruit as an investor has come out to sponsor an acrobatics team.

Audiences have been entertained by Shelemba Choir, Desert Mwaktau Warriors, a trumpet solo, and a violin solo where items touched on spirituality, family issues, and the beautiful landscapes of the county.

Winners will be feted at the end of today by H.E. Governor Andrew Mwadime.