Hello reader, welcome to your all time favourite and informative column The Weekend Diary. This is a weekly column that tells you of all the events, parties, gigs and all functions happening in your town. If you got an event, you can email this writer at firstname.lastname@example.org. I hope your week was amazing as we get to the last weekend of the month.
As always we look onto what happened today in history.
1870 – The Christian holiday of Christmas is declared a federal holiday in the United States
1894 – Karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline- driven auto
1896 – 1 st movie theater in US opens, charging 10 cents for admission.
1919 – NY Daily News begins publishing.
1945 – United Nations Charter signed by 50 nations in San Francisco.
1960 – Madagascar ( formerly Malagasy Rep ) declares independence from France.
1977 – Elvis Presley sings in Indianapolis , the last performance of his career.
1979 – ” Moonraker ” , 11th James Bond film starring Roger Moore , premieres in London.
2014 – Luis Suárez is expelled from the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Let’s now looking at what the weekend is brewing.
Turnup Fridays 26th June.
Ladies and gentlemen, brace yourself for the ultimate end month party: The Turn Up Party on Friday 26 June with the one and only King of The Decks- DJ Joe Mfalme courtesy of Southern Comfort and Sirville Brewery & Lounge. Come through with a friend, or two and party the night away with awesome live music mixes, great offers on drinks and an unforgettable way of ending the month. Ample parking at Galleria Mall for Sh50 the whole night.
Entry is FREE!
Standard Digital Campus Tour- Moi University 26th June.
Standard Digital and Genius entertainment are yet again hitting the campus scene for the biggest campus event in Kenya dubbed Standard Digital campus tour. Campus tour is happening on June 26, 2015 at Moi University Eldoret. The event is scheduled to bring together big names in the gospel music industry. Daddy Owen, Bahati, Gloria Muliro, Pitson, L J Maasai are among the bigwigs expected to perform at the campus tour. Comedian and MC Dr. Ofweneke will be hosting the event which will be at the main campus student center. Bonafide dance crew will also take the stage with their latest dance moves. Celebrated gospel DJ Sadic and DJ Touch will be spinning at the decks with the latest gospel tunes all night long. Entrance free.
Malindi Fashion Week June 27th.
The First Edition Of MF goes down on 27th June 2015 at the White Elephant Sea&Art Lodge in Malindi, Kenya.The Event brings together 7 designers 12 models 1 comedian 1 band and 1 artiste.This event targets to show case the rich historic culture of Malindi Town.Mombasa Models is dedicated to uplift the Fashion industry in the Kenyan Market. Churchill Show renowned ribcracker, Owago Nyiro will be the MC. You can’t afford to miss this amazing event at the coast. Charges sh. 1000 for regular ticket and sh. 2000 for VIP.
FAFA & Maybelline Fashion Party June 27th.
FAFA and Maybelline will launch The Fashion Party on Saturday 27th June at Ebony Lounge, Nairobi . The Fashion Party will showcase the fun side of fashion for a great night out . Guests will see the latest designs from the top 6 young designers in Kenya and music by AM ENTERTAINMENT
Maybelline will reveal the winner of the ‘ Maybe It ’ s You ’ competition, culminating a three month search for the ‘ Face of Maybelline Kenya New York .’
Celebral Palsy Walk 2015 27th June.
Cerebral Palsy is a physical condition that affects muscle tone , movement , and motor skills ( the ability to move in a coordinated and purposeful way ) and can also lead to other health issues , including vision, hearing, and speech problems, and learning disabilities . The target is Ksh .10 million for the purpose of rehabilitation and prevention of secondary deformities or contractures to cover both out-patient and out- reach programs. To participate you need to buy t-shirt for 1000 bob. Venue Nyayo sports Stadia.
Machakos King Kaka 27th June.
Hip Hop king is heading to Machakos ,Rabbit,Kaka Sungura or King Kaka as he is famously known is on a tour to promote his fourth album “Legends of Kaka” .The Kaka empire entourage is expected to grace club Euphoria as the Legendary tour gets on the road.The album that includes hit songs like “Promised land” is one that has taken east Africa by storm.Among the artists expected to perform are Raj ,Femi One.Avril ,to mention only but a few . Tickets are going for Ksh 1500.
# TOGREATNESS – 26 TH EDITION June 28th.
# ToGreatness has been the talk of the country, within the poetry world for quite a while now and for its very first tour, they ‘ ll be having a stopover in Nakuru , home to Upgrade Poetry ! Get your advance tickets for Ksh.150 / = or at buy the gate for Ksh. 250 / =. Come have the chance to experience with GuFy Dox & Onyango E . Otieno in their To Greatness journey! You will also enjoy really off the hook performances fro some of Nakuru’s finest Live Music Bands poets & spoken-word artists.
Kenya Premier League is ongoing together with Copa America. Numerous transfers are ongoing with coaches priming their clubs ahead of August. English Premier League, Serie A and La Liga are yet to resume on August.
And wrapping your weekend ,weekend Diary wishes Cord nominated Mp Isaac Mwaura a happy belated wedding tomorrow.Do have a great weekend ahead.Stay safe.