Diamond Platnumz to grace the 29th edition of Koroga Festival

Diamond Platnumz [Photo: Instagram @diamondplatnumz]

The 29th edition of Koroga Festival, Naivasha Love Edition is slated for Valentine’s weekend February 14-15th and for the first time, East Africa’s largest outdoor event will be held in Naivasha, inside the splendid Hell's Gate National Park. 

This edition is a collaboration between Koroga Festival and Naivasha Love Festival forming part of the Tourism promotion Activities planned for Valentine's weekend.

An explosive line up of award-winning artists are scheduled to entertain thousands of fans.

Day 1: Khaligraph Jones a.k.a Papa Jones- known for his unique style and a flexible flow, which cuts across the complexity of genres and eras with his music.

Khaligraph Jones [Photo: Instagram @khaligraph_jones]

Also performing on the first day includes the Ochungulo Family and Nadia Mukami.

Day 2; East Africa’s arguably biggest artist Diamond Platnumz will be main the main artist. Others who will be performing are H_art The Band and the King of Mugithi, Mike Rua.

The Ministry of Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage has since endorsed the Koroga Festival.

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Why is this event bigger than before?

The Koroga Festival has partnered with Naivasha Love Festival- an event solely managed by Nakuru County Tourism Association, Naivasha Branch, which is made up of stakeholders in the tourism sector.

A section of the stakeholders includes hotels, tour operators, tourism professionals and local businesses doubling up as passionate custodians of our national parks and natural resources, particularly within the geographical area.

The breathtaking Fischers tower in Hell's Gate National Park  [Photo: Anthony Gitonga]

The main aim of the festival is to attract both local and international tourists into the destination, promote the preservation of culture and sensitize the community on the

Importance of our Natural habitats.

“We also want to give an opportunity for adventure and sports tourism as well as market the floriculture and eco-tourism in Naivasha town,” Naivasha Love Festival chairperson Peter Kimani said.

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About the Koroga Festival

The Koroga Festival is a celebration of African music, food, art and fashion brought to you in the form of a concert and open boutique market.

Chris Kirubi (left) and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho at a past festival [Photo: Elvis Ogina]

Aptly named after the Swahili word meaning “mix,” The Koroga Festival is a great reflection of Kenya’s brilliant and diverse local talent, whilst also attracting leading artists from all over the world through music, fashion, food and arts.