For those who missed thisis years’s Mavu Yetu festival, it was celebration of the East African Harvestlast week at the 5th edition of Mavuno Yetu held at the Lake Victoria Serena Resort coliseum in Kigo, where African fashion and style became the main attraction taking centre stage.We brough you highlights of what transpired at the event on Friday.
Beauty queens from East African region assembled on the same stage where fashion took center stage in celebration of life, fashion, food, dance, music, entertainment and culture under one roof. We bring you the best moments in photos.
From L-R Miss Tanzania Jihan Dimachk, Miss Uganda 2015 Zahara Muhammed Nakiyaga, Miss South Sudan Willian Grace Akan, Miss Rwanda 2015 Dorianne Kundwa and Miss Kenya 2015 Charity Mwangi graced the function.
The beauty queens showcased fashion designs by by Azra Walji from Kenya and Uganda’s very own Kasule Allan Raphael (C) proprietor of K-Rafael Couture.
The Crane dancers performing traditional dances from Uganda
The Kadodi dance from Bugisu in Eastern Uganda, was one of the most interesting
Fruits and vegetables from across East Africa were part of the dessert
The MCs were smartly dressed by Kasule Allan Raphael proprietor of K-Rafael Couture.
There were acrobatics displays at the show
There were many fashion enthusiasts in the audience
Other guests were interested in food and music
Swahili Nation were the surprise acts
These ladies were busy enjoying the moment with selfies
There was a variety of food from East Africa at the buffet
Afrigo band’s Joanita Kawalya did some serious old school
Afrigo band did live performances
Guest came from as far as U.S and one of them (waving) had to ask the crowd to give the Crane performers a standing ovation
The Afrigo band dancers pulling some rare ‘Ndombolo’ moves
The guest requesting the MC to give him a chance to talk to the audience
The winners of the night pose with the Rwandese Ambassador (in suit) and the beauty queens for a group photo
The Crane Performers doing their thing