Thursday, 18 December 2014
VIHIGA CULTURE FESTIVAL ON 26 DECEMBER AT MBALE TOWN VIHIGA COUNTY
The annual Vihiga Culture festival will be staged at Mbale town in Vihiga County on 26 December this year.
The biggest events in Western Kenya is organize by Maragoli Culture Society with the major
objective of promoting Culture related events in the region and also are outsiders to attend and learn more about there culture diversity
The events will start with a visit to Mungoma in South Maragoli which is suspected to be the first
home of Mulogoli and his wife Kaliesa believed to be grandfathers of Wamaragoli of Western Kenya who are sub tribe of Luhya
While at Muungoma they will perform traditional customs ahead of the events at Mbale Town which are likely going to be among the major attraction.
On the line up included traditional food, music, debates dance among other which will spiced the events which are also among the oldest in the area.
Best groups will receive numerous awards from the organizers of Vihiga Culture Festival according to elders who talk to media at Mbale town and the arrangement gears up
The festival will end with Utamadudi football cup in the area among other activities of the day which is considered to be great by the Maragoli of western Kenya
Vihiga Culture Festival was mooted by the late powerful politicians Moses Budamba Mudavadi with the major objective of allowing the Maragoli who stay in town to return home and greet each other Murembe since them the events had become among the biggest in the region attracting numerous personalities among them former President Daniel Arap Moi and former Pm Raila Odinga among others.