EU Culture Week 2016
Starts: Monday, 7 March, 2016 05:00am
Ends: Saturday, 12 March, 2016 08:00am
Egerton University is a Kenyan public university that continues to exhibit phenomenal growth since its inception in 1939. This growth is a reflection of the value placed on education by Kenyans in general. The main campus located in Njoro, Nakuru County boasts of a national outlook with regards to its 18,000 student population. It is from this very population that diverse cultures exist all with a common goal of excelling in all spheres of life. With this very background in mind, the University hosts an annual Culture Week festival with this year being the seventh year to celebrate unity in the very cultural diversity. Notably, this year will be a special fete for the initiator of the festival, then the Dean of Students. Prof Rose Mwonya is the new Vice Chancellor to the University. The year’s theme is on Unity and Professionalism.
The Culture Week festival is a whole week event where Egerton as a community made up of students, staff, corporates and Kenyans as a whole get together to witness students exhibit their culture ranging from traditional food, attire, music and fashion. Each day of the week has its own attire and points of focus that serves to spark creativity and inspiration within the main campus. Students and staff get to actively engage each other, dress up and assemble in the spirit of unity and fun to showcase their cultures.