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Rwanda’s last King Kigeli 5th Ndahindurwa funeral gathers thousands including East Africa’s existing kingdoms

Sunday, 15th January early in the morning at around 7:15 am family members, friends and distinguished Rwandans departed from King Faisal Hospital where was kept the kings body towards Nyanza, in the Sothern Province where he was crowned on the 28th July 1959.
Culture News | Jan 16th, 16:09

From a street kid to a Storyteller Photographer: How Nkizingabo shaped the life of Street kids with Photography

Life is a Journey. The Past is a history sometimes we reminisce with painful memories and the future is a mystery. They say. They say, but one must create it.
Culture News | Sep 17th 2016, 18:57

Joel Karekezi waves off to Mashariki African Film Festival as the festival’s director

Two years wind off since Rwanda knew a new film festival: Mashariki African Film Festival. The festival's founder, Tresor Senga gathered the team of creatives in cinematic environment, to bring what seemed as the New Wave in Rwandan festival organizations and Joel Karekezi was among, working for the Festival as the Artistic director.
Culture News | Sep 5th 2016, 11:29

The gutsy Rwandan fashion model who took her destiny in her own hands comes back from Zimbabwe with the Pride

Five Rwandan fashion models were invited to represent Rwanda at Top Model Africa 2016 which took place in Zimbabwe. But the 5 nominated models, found themselves with no wing to fly them to Harare, and with none to ask for.
Culture News | Aug 3rd 2016, 15:50

Kigali: Maisha Film Lab concludes with the $5000 Production Grant winner announced

After 8 days of intensive writing, rewriting and rewriting... the 6th Maisha Film Lab Rwandan chapter which was taking place at Rwanda Arts Initiative closed this Thursday, July 28 with the first time filmmaker, an architect and amateur comic book writer winning the $5000 production grant funded by Stitching DOEN.
Culture News | Jul 29th 2016, 10:52

Three Rwandan short films on Disability nominated in Focus on Ability Short Film Festival

'Focus on Ability' Short Film Festival is an Australia-based international short film competition to raise Awareness of people who have a Disability.
Culture News | Jul 27th 2016, 14:50

Mankind must “restore what we unjustly borrowed”, says Sir David Attenborough

Broadcaster and conservation legend, Sir David Attenborough, swaps stories and ideas on the power of conservation with guests at the Rwanda High Commission in London.
Culture News | Jul 27th 2016, 12:19

Kigali: Life Lounge Night Club presents ‘Wednesday Ladies Night’

Usually, it's been the familiarity that Club ceremonies be it of performing music by famous singers and attended by both sexes.... But, it's being set up the weekly ceremonies dedicated to Ladies: "Wednesday Ladies Night."
Culture News | Jul 19th 2016, 12:04

CROWDFUND THIS: “The Black Belgian” the 'Fifth' feature film made in Rwanda so far needs your Support

This is definitely the 'Fifth' feature film coming out of Rwanda by a Rwandan Filmmaker so far. After 'Grey Matter' and 'Things of Aimless Wanderer' both by Kivu Ruhorahoza, 'Imbabazi: The Pardon' by Joel Karekezi and most recently 'Umutoma: Sweat Nothings' by Jean Kwezi, comes 'The Black Belgian'.
Culture News | Jul 9th 2016, 22:47

Maisha Film Lab announces 15 participants for its Rwandan screenwriting Lab with record breaking female number

For its sixth year in Rwanda, Maisha Film Lab, Mira Nair's initiative which trains young upcoming East African filmmakers and storytellers has announced 15 participants who are to take part in its forthcoming screenwriting lab in Kigali.
Culture News | Jun 30th 2016, 13:22

Rwanda, get ready for another TV Series from the creators of SEBURIKOKO (Promo)

Afrifame Pictures, now in partnership with Sample Studios, are soon to bring to you public a brand new, promising TV series called City Maid
Culture News | Jun 3rd 2016, 11:49

Mashariki African Film Festival 2017 dates for its third edition announced

After the conclusion of its second edition which took place in Kigali from 6th to 12th March this year, the organizing team of Mashariki African Film Festival, one of the Africa's budding film Festivals has announced the dates for the next edition taking place next year; again celebrating the African Cinema.
Culture News | Apr 15th 2016, 13:20

Kwibuka 22: Kigali Genocide Memorial to host Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi

The Kigali Genocide Memorial will host the 22nd Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Culture News | Apr 6th 2016, 19:26

The Best in Rwandan film industry awarded at Rwanda Movie Awards 2016-List of winners and pictures

In a Star studded show, the celebrated film actors and filmmakers who worked hard in front and behind the cameras in 2015 in local industry were awarded at Rwanda Movie Awards 2016 for its fifth edition which took place last night at Kigali Serena Hotel.
Culture News | Mar 27th 2016, 12:06

A Rwandan Actress is battling with Vulva Cancer. She's calling for help to get $14,500 for treatment

She is known for "Star In Love", a romantic drama she played with Rwandan musicians Platini and TMC of the Dream Boys Group, "Bayi Bayi Anita" alongside the Rwandan Radio personality and comedian Bisangwa Ben Nganji, Dorcy Rugamba's recent film, among others.
Culture News | Mar 11th 2016, 16:51

"Never Stop Dreaming, Never!" – An inspiration from the opening of Mashariki African Film Festival 2016

When we talk about film, or arts in general we cant miss to mention the creation--- the imagination--- the inspiration. But behind all those, there is something. That thing you feel but you cant touch; that thing which pushes you to do everything for something; to create and of course to succeed - that thing is a Dream.
Culture News | Mar 6th 2016, 23:50

Five Great Films to watch at Mashariki African Film Festival this Year

Only few days, counted on the fingertips to go for the Second edition of Mashariki African Film Festival which is kicking off from this Sunday, March 6th to Saturday March 12th in Kigali, Rwanda.
Culture News | Mar 2nd 2016, 13:06

Mashariki unveils its official selection for the film festival’s second edition

To take place in the next month from 6th to 12th for its second edition in Kigali, Mashariki African Film Festival has released its lineup of films selected to screen at the festival.
Culture News | Feb 16th 2016, 22:29

Maisha Film Lab moves its Rwandan Lab to May, and Submission Deadline Extended

It was planned to take place in March from 1-8 in the backdrop of Mashariki African Film Festival, but...
Culture News | Feb 8th 2016, 11:23

Rwanda Next inspires Youth to follow their Dreams

"Rwanda has a lot of young talents that need to be nurtured. We are the generation that needs to re-write our story in a more positive way using visuals, design, music, words and more." - Dely Gisagara.
Culture News | Feb 3rd 2016, 17:00

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