Kenyan Rapper Gets A New Job With The Norwegian Government! Find Out Which Here!
Juliani is a man with many feathers on his cap and he is about to add another. The conscious rapper has just been appointed as the Umoja Cultural Flying Carpet patron in Kenya. This means that he has joined a list of of his peers such as Oliver Mutukudzi (Zimbabwe),Karola Kinasha (Tanzania),Miriam Makeba, Ray Phiri (Both of South Africa),The late Malanga Tata (Mozambique),our very own Eric Wainaina among others.
As a patron he is more or less a good will ambassador and is expected to do among other things:
- Mentor /empower young Umoja artists from the 8 different countries
- Represent Kenya in other countries during tours and camps
- Share his experience as renowned artist
- Spread the Umoja Cultural Flying carpet gospe
He will be touring with the team to many areas both in Kenya and other countries.
What is Umoja Cultural Flying Carpet?
Umoja – Cultural Flying Carpet “South” – is a collaborative development program and involves the participation of 11 cultural institutions from four different countries: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Norway. Carpet “East” includes Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and Norway. Umoja cultural flying carpet is a program working for peace and development of society through international cultural collaboration. The Flying carpet brings young artists of these cultural institutions together in cultural camps so that they can create together. Umoja cultural flying carpet aims to develop a worldwide network of programs, institutions and individuals. Sarakasi has been member of the Umoja Cultural Flying Carpet since 2007 and has been participating in annual international and regional camps. In these camps young artists (around 20 of each organization) and trainers create cultural collaborations. Umoja Cultural Flying Carpet is funded by the Norwegian Government.-ghafla.co.ke