ResiliArt Kenya EP 3 The Unesco Regional Office for Eastern Africa, the Kenya National Commission
The Inter-generational Dialogue Forum on Dance & Conceptual Arts was held at the Go Down Arts Centre in February 2019. The forum drew the participation of over fifty creative sector stakeholders drawn from local dance groups, academia, government agencies, media and members of the Creative Economy Working Group.
This article explores the flair of the capoeira dance form which represents an expression of body,mind and spirit and has evolved over a long somewhat controversial history. The article also covers how the first official capoeira schoolin Kenya, Capoeira Balanco Negro is redefining the local cultural scene through artistic and community activities.
The Creative Economy Working Group was invited to elaborate on the Memorandum of Views on Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2017 by the Departmental Committee on Communications, Information, and Innovation.
On October 21st, 2016, the Creative Economy Working Group presented a memorandum to the then Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts regarding the Kenya Film and Stage Plays and Publications Bill.
The Creative Economy Working Group met with the Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage on 3 June 2019 to discuss the effective incorporation of arts and culture in the national agenda through policy and legislative reform, institutional development and capacity development.