28 March 2012

Kenya: Spectacular Night of Beijing

Monday night was one of a kind for Chinese people living in Kenya as they enjoyed a magnificent art performance titled The Night of Beijing at the KICC.

Sponsored by Beijing Municipal People's Government, Embassy of P.R. China in Kenya and the Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture of Kenya, it was a success.

KICC's Tsavo Ballroom was filled to capacity with Beijing dignitaries among them the Chinese Ambassador Liu Guang with the Kenyan Government well represented by the Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka, Heritage Minister Willian Ole Ntimama and Communication PS Bitange Ndemo. The performers included art troupes, acrobatics and Chinese songs and dances.

Speaking before the performance, Ntimama thanked the Chinese Embassy for "giving us something we appreciate," adding that it opened a new page in furthering relationship between the two countries. The show which lasted three hours left revellers yearning for more.

Copyright © 2012 The Star. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.