On 1st November 2014, the Japan Information & Culture Centre held a Japanese Cultural Festival at the Embassy of Japan. The cultural festival is an annual event which aims to provide valuable background information on Japanese culture and way of life to the members of the public. The 2014 festival was officially opened by H. E. Amb. Tatsushi Terada, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Kenya.
The main event of the festival was Nodojiman. Nodojiman is a Japanese singing competition. During this competition, participants were required to sing a Japanese song of their choice. A total of seven groups and individuals participated in the singing competition.
A cross section of the participants and audience at the Nodojiman competition
Ms. Nzomo, Ms. Nduati and Ms. Makamara winners of the beauty award