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One of East Africa’s most sought-after events; Blankets and Wine will debut in Kigali, Rwanda in August. The music and fun festival that started in Nairobi, Kenya back in 2008 which is also currently a favorite on the Kampala social event calendar.


The premier festival is scheduled to take place on August 27th at KGC Golf Course Nyarutarama.


 “Being in Rwanda, Blankets and Wine Kigali will have a special Rwandan touch. We shall be collaborating with up and coming local musicians to showcase their talent” as said by David Kamanda of Blankets and Wine Kigali.


 To top of the performance lineup, we shall be having an international headliner alongside a regional music icon complemented by an established Rwandese artist.

Kamanda further explained that as an outdoor event, Blankets and Wine Kigali will partner with corporate companies, food, and beverages outlets to add to the experience of the festival.“We shall have quite a number of social activities at our festival.


We plan to have restaurants, bars and play area for kids so that everyone who comes to Blankets and Wine Kigali gets to enjoy the Festival in totality” Kamanda added.Under the banner of Blankets and Wine, the East African region has enjoyed live performances by musicians including; Oliver Mtukudzi, Mafikizolo, Mzungu Kichaa, AliKiba, Maurice Kirya, Sauti Sol, Eric Wainaina, Harry Kimani, Nyota Ndogo among others.


Blankets and Wine started in 2008 as a platform for the promotion, celebration, and exposure of emerging live Kenyan music. The monthly event series progressively evolved from a platform showcasing contemporary live Kenyan music into an Africa-wide, multi-disciplinary platform.