Octopizzo to perform with refugees
27 April 2016, 22:32
Nairobi - Refugees and their plight in Kenya and
across the world have been a heated conversation for a long time.
why they become refugees in the first place are brought by issues that need
addressing by all the people the world over in order to reduce the severity of
Kenyan rapper Octopizzo has joined this conversation,
performing live with refugees at a workshop being help in Nairobi called
This workshop being held at the Alliance
Fraicaise will feature discussions, screenings, exhibitions, theatre and music
It kicked off on the 25th of April and is set to run all the way
till the 3rd of May 2016, with the free workshop and performance being held on
the 29th of this month.
“As part of the project, a theatre workshop will be
featured with refugees who live in Nairobi. The workshop will be directed by the
Italian artist Olivier Marcal. At the end of this workshop a short performance
will be presented that shows its results. Moreover the Kenyan Hip Hop great
Octopizzo will perform together with refugees from Kakuma and Dadaab, as well
as Nairobi, who are working in the field of music.”
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