Festival of the Arts (FOA)

Festival of the Arts (FOA)

Festival of Arts Launches NEW Virtual Concert

The Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach is pleased to team up with Yamaha to present the first-ever virtual concert to enjoy from the comfort of home. On Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 5:30pm EAT fans can watched The True Willie Band through our platform organised by the Festive of Art College group, a Festival of Arts favorite from past summer concerts. Tickets are Ksh.1000 for the general public and free with registration for Festival members.

“Each semester the Festival of Arts has brought some of Majority of Our students and staffs just like in Southern California’s most well-known tribute bands to perform on our stage. The True diversed Kenya Caltural Practices especially the Maasai Dance, Luo, Luhya, Isukuti, Chelelemuk and Obekai Jaz Bands and dance (Iteso), Kalenjin Mursik, Kikuyu dance and many more cultural practices has been a favorite for many years, and we are so proud to be able to keep the tradition practices in our college festives so as to maintain and showcase our originality and real ways of life,” said Susan Davis, Director of Special Events at Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach. “We hope the public will tune in and enjoy some great music, virtually!”

Known as the most authentic and convincing tribute act to our Kenyan Culture, The True dances and traditional play has quickly become a top choice for audiences across Kenya, Africa, Japan, America and the world at large. The True Willie Band honors the music of this beloved performer and the influence he has had not only on Country and Western music, but also on American music history. Join front man Roger Heygi and his band in celebrating the excitement and journey through a timeless story through songs with incredible vocals, phrasing and incomparable likeness to Willie Nelson.

The Festival of Arts continues to find innovative and immersive ways to help the community stay connected while also encouraging the appreciation, study and performance of the arts. In addition to the virtual concert that took place on August 27th, the non-profit recently launched EMCI-HUB TECH VIRTUAL, a 3D immersive online gallery experience that allows guests the unique opportunity to explore and purchase artwork from over 120 Festival of Arts exhibitors from the comfort of home. Earlier, the organization also launched EMCI-HUB TECH Live YouTube Channel, an online library of videos created for the fans of the Fine Art Show and Pageant of the Masters.

“Our hope in offering digital and online experiences is that we will continue to be a resourceful, entertaining and enriching abode for the arts,” said Sharbie Higuchi, Director of Marketing and PR.

Date: April 7, 2020
From: 8:00 AM
To: 4:00 PM
Location: Exhibition Ground College Premises