Category Archives: Coming Soon – Calendar of Events

Things and events happening in & around Nairobi.

Charity Show for Udta Punjab 

Udta Punjab is an upcoming Indian crime thriller Bollywood film, directed by Abhishek Chaubey. It highlights the intensity of drug abuse in Punjab. The film features Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Diljit Dosanjh in the lead roles.

Sikh Youth Makindu will be featuring the film on the 25th of June 2016 at Sarit Centre from 4pm to 6pm , in order to raise funds for the SIKH HOSPITAL MAKINDU TRAUMA CENTRE being built on Mombasa Road for the safety of the drivers and their families.

Tickets will be sold at kSH 1200/- (inclusive of cocktails) and can be purchased from any Sikh Youth Makindu official member. Come join us for a safer future!



Simba – back by public demand. 

You wanted it, they listened to you. 

Back by great public demand – SIMBA. 

This is in aid of surgical charity. Please do your bit by getting your tickets AND enjoying a fantastic production. Tickets are being sold at all Toy World branches (Sarit, Yaya, Village Market).  

Check poster for more details. 


Vishal Dadlani launches talent

Singer, writer, musician, composer extraordinaire, Vishal Dadlani has called for support for new and fresh talent. 

Today, Vishal expressed his support for Dhruv Visvanath and his upcoming album ‘Orion’. 

Proud to present Dhruv Visvanath and his truly brilliant album “Orion”. Coming soon! Please do support this. There is so much INSANE talent out there! I want to release music from four or five new artists a year, at least. Will build up to it over the next year or so. Slowly, slowly changee scenee! 😉

Link to full article in Times of India

Blue Elephant Exclusives

Blue Elephant products are exclusive gift items and much more. You’re bound to find something for your home, a gift for a dear friend or relative and even corporate gifts that exude style and class and above all they’re unique.


Come browse through a vast collection of beautiful things and do sign up to be on the mailing list to know first-hand of all the new stock that comes in.


For more information you can get in touch with Salima on:

Phone: +254 734 777 786
Twitter: @BlueElephantKE


You can see these lovely gift items at Spring Valley Bazaar, Bandera Lane Saturday 30th November 10 am to 6pm and Sunday  1st December 10 am to 4 pm


For a good cause…

Kenya-First lady-Erica Gachoka


First Lady Margaret Kenyatta with Erica Gachoka a 16 year old student of St. Andrews school, Turi who will participate in the 2013 Chicago Marathon to raise funds for purchase of Mobile blood donation units for Kenya when she called on her at State House, Nairobi.
The MPesa Paybill number is  542 545.
PLEASE be generous – it can be ANY amount. You never know it might just be a loved one’s life you will be contributing towards saving…
Kindly share this post to spread word, please.
Thank you ever so much.

IIFA Awards excitement on East FM, Kenya’s Premier Asian Mix

The IIFA Awards special on East FM, Radio Africa Group & The Star
The IIFA Awards special on East FM, Radio Africa Group & The Star

If you’ve been listening to East FM, you’d know by now that our team from Radio Africa will be on their way to cover the IIFA awards event live, with a lucky listener who will win this opportunity of a lifetime. Brought to you by Sunrice and supported by Ruh Travels, the team will leave for Macau and we will be bringing you live coverage as events and awards unfold. Watch out for a colourful spread this week and next week as well in The Star with exclusive pictures from the event. The focus on the event this year is celebrating 100 years of Bollywood and will be showcased in the entire event with what promise to be mind-blowing performances.

Conceptualized and produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and supported by the key members of the Indian film fraternity, IIFA is the most appreciated South Asian film academy. Also, the IIFA Awards is India’s biggest media event. With a viewership of almost 600 million, it is among the world’s most-watched annual entertainment events. From a one night celebration in 2000 at the Millennium Dome, London, the last thirteen years have seen the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) movement grow into a cine-packed weekend of film-festivals, workshops, exhibitions, film-showcases, global business forums and sporting events, all of which climax into the highlight of the Weekend, the IIFA Awards.

IIFA Awards coming soon!

IIFA Awards 2013

International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony which will be held at The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, the Official Host Destination Partner. Having travelled to picturesque destinations across the globe over the last 13 years, IIFA has graced the shores of the UK, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia, South Africa, Sri Lanka and North America. This year, the VIDEOCON DDB IIFA Weekend will return to the crown jewel of Cotai Strip Resorts – The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, making it one of the fortunate few destinations to host the IIFA celebrations twice. The three-day long IIFA Weekend and Awards is all set to take place from the 4th to 6th of July.

I will be updating you on what’s happening right here. Keep visiting the site often.


Balvir Boparai & Dipps Bhamrah – Brand New Album 2013


Bhangra music is to see an unexpected and surprising collaboration in 2013 with the return of an artist who has given Punjabi music fans some of the biggest anthems of all time, Mr ‘De De Ghera’ himself …. Balvir Boparai teams up with Dipps Bhamrah!

Hailing from Boparai Kalan in Ludihana, Balvir Boparai sent Punjabi music lovers world wide into a frenzy when his ground breaking album ‘Hostel’ was released.  The 2005 album featured songs written and vocaled by Balvir Boparai and included, undoubtedly, one of Bhangra music’s most iconic tracks in ‘De De Ghera’.  To this day the track is still part of DJ playlists around the world and has etched Balvir Boparai’s name into history.

Tracks like ‘Hostel’, ‘Ve Shudaiya’ & ‘Hookan’ have established Balvir as a vocalist.  His lyrics have also made hits for fellow artists including Inderjit Nikku, Late Kulwinder Dhillon, Ranjit Mani, and Daljit Dosanjh which includes the super hit track ‘Nachdiya Alrhan Kuarian’. 

In 2013, H.S.Preet (Sangeet Darpan Magazine, Punjab) presents Balvir Boparai’s forthcoming album with one of UK’s most charismatic all round Bhangra entertainers, Dipps Bhamrah. As an international DJ, music producer and BBC Asian Network radio presenter, Dipps Bhamrah has been flying the Bhangra flag for many years and follows up from his 2012 album ‘Project:BHANGRA’ success with his music gracing the brand new Balvir Boparai album.

With the brand new 8 track album nearing completion, the Balvir Boparai & Dipps Bhamrah collaboration will be releasing in late 2013.

Balvir Boparai

Dipps Bhamrah

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