With Afro music and heart thumping drum beats in the background,a circus act is ready to enthrall the audience in the Capital. Jambo acrobats from Africa,hanging from large rings,will perform gravity-defying acts,while members of the African Acrobats group from Tanzania,who have appeared on TV shows such as Comedy Circus and Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega,will bring together juggling arts,tribal dance and street entertainment as part of the Afro Festival at Select City Walk tomorrow. An exhibition of art and sculptures from Africa within the premises of the mall features the works of African artists such as Thomas Ongonga,Michael Soi,Edward Orato,Dennis Muraguri and James Oluoch. The exhibition has been divided into three sections. There is the tribal art,represented by the Masai tribe,the works of professional artists from Africa and the British visitors who have settled in Kenya, says Anjali Jain,Kala Drishti founder and the curator of the exhibition. The artwork draw inspiration from everyday activities of people in Africa,warrior-clans and wildlife. So get ready to wave a jambo hello in Swahili as this festival unfolds.
The festival is on till July 7 and the troupe will perform at 6 pm on July 6 at