2-3 June 2007. This two-day music festival in the Nairobi Arboretum features top international, regional and Kenyan artists. The lineup includes Kenyan singer-songwriters Harry Kimani and Eric Wainaina, Mombasa-born and London-based singer and Nyatiti (Luo lyre) player Ayub Ogada, Dutch pianist Mike Del Ferro, veteran South African flugelhorn and cornet player Hugh Masekela and Kenyan a cappella group Cheche, whose folk songs are accompanied by rhythmic clapping and stamping. Nairobi Arboretum contains over 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants as well as a wide variety of bird life, a population of Sykes and Vervet monkeys and butterflies. It celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. 12.00-18.00.

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Address Nairobi Arboretum, State House Road (about 3km from Nairobi city centre and next to State House). Tel. +254 20 337169/2725471

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Sawa Sawa Music Festival.

Nairobi Arboretum, State House Road (about 3km from Nairobi city centre and next to State House). Tel. +254 20 337169/2725471

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