Kilifi New Year University

What’s on at Kilifi New Year University on the 30th?

14:30- 15:45 Ecstatic Dance Journey through the 5 elements, earth, water, fire, air and ether, in this high vibes ecstatic dance with Gaia Harvey Jackson and Ronan Harrington.
16:00- 17:00 Baptiste Yoga Learn Baptiste power yoga and meditation from Africa Yoga Project Certified instructor, Jane.
 17:45- 18:30 Cosmic Sound Meditation Join for an incredible sound meditation. Journey through your chakras, to your core and into the cosmos through the healing sounds of the tibetan singing bowls with Narissa Allibhai. Bring a yoga mat or shuka and pillow to lie on if possible!

What’s on at Kilifi New Year University on the 31st?

10:00-10:45 New AI Research Brian Muhia, artificial intelligence researcher will show you new advances in this field. This includes his own shambabot, vernacular project and species identifier. He will be collecting data during the festival too- so help him out!
11:00 – 11:45 Outcomes of KEMRI’s Medical research Learn all about KEMRI’s work! As Head of Community Engagement at KWTRP, Noni contributed to the development of National Guidelines for the Basic Care Package (2010, NASCOP) and writing the HIV Testing and Counseling Report. Over the years, she has gained skills for engaging different types of communities, from top government officials at Ministry of Health, funders and donors to the local residents.
12:00 – 12:45 Mindfulness and Trauma awareness Kirit, mindfulness specialist founder of oneofamind joins Ciku, a brain trauma specialist for this unique session. You will nderstand how trauma affects the brain, what mindfulness is and how it can start the journey of healing.
13:00 – 13:45 Ayurveda- The Science of Life According to the Ayurveda system (“Life Science” in Sanskrit), people have different biological body types.
Ayurveda views that the human body, when healthy, is in harmony, self-perpetuating and self-correcting just as the universe is. Ayurveda views illness as a result of an individual’s imbalanced physical and/or mental constitution, and therefore seeks to gently bring a person’s body and mind back into a healthy balance
14:00 – 14:45 Can Festival Culture change the world? A panel discussion about the power of transformational festival culture with the organisers of Kilifi New Year, Glastonbury Festival, Kendal calling and Blue Dot festival, moderated by Ronan Harrington, Founder of Alter Ego.
15:00-15:45 Racism in Kenya Kenyan conversation queen and BBC Africa presenter Ciru Muriuki hosts a panel with Kilifian and manager of Distant Relatives Mwanase Ahmed, activist Kevin Mwachiro and special guests
16:00-16:45 Finances for the average Millennial Kenyan conversation queen and BBC Africa presenter Ciru Muriuki hosts a panel with Mombasa County Hana Adari Owiti and special guests
16:00 Photography walkabout workshop Want to earn bragging rights when you go home? Learn how to take amazing festival photos at night time with a professional photographer! Meet outside the Kilifi New Year University.
17:00-17:45 Sex and Taboos Kenyan conversation queen and BBC Africa Presenter Ciru Muriuki hosts a panel with Karanja Nzisa, Brenda Obath, Taruri Gatere, and Lindsay Obath
18:00 – 19:30 Inhabit (1hr 30 mins) A new documentary introducing permaculture: designing a world where and planet can thrive.
19:45 – 20:45 This Land My land (50 mins) Documentary about a man with a mission; to motivate his tribe of hunter-gatherers to secure rights to their ancient land in Tanzania, and embrace modern life.
20:00 Photography walkabout workshop Want to earn bragging rights when you go home? Learn how to take amazing festival photos at night time with a professional photographer! Meet outside the Kilifi New Year University.

 

What’s on at Kilifi New Year University on the 1st January?

11:00 – 11:45 Body Talk: The Power of the Mind/Body Connection Mind over matter? Chartered Counselling Psychologist Dr Kirstie Fleetwood talks about the interconnected nature of the mind and body.
12:00 – 12:45 Intersectionality Join Jabari for a discussion on Intersectionality and Awareness learning from the Trans Advocacy Network
13:00 – 13:45 Branches into tomorrow A talk from History Professor Bart about the
changes humanity is and will be facing
and the panoplie of choices to make.
14:00 – 14:45 Unclutter the mind Kirui is an architect, DJ and Meditation instructor. In this session he will facilitate your realisation that you are a Master Creator which is made manifest through connecting to Source on an energetic level.
15:00-15:45 Feminism Kenyan conversation queen and BBC Africa presenter Ciru Muriuki hosts a panel with Taruri Gatere, Gaudence Were and special guests
16:00-16:45 LGBTIQ+ Rights Kenyan conversation queen and BBC Africa presenter Ciru Muriuki hosts a panel with activists Karanja Nzisa, Kevin Mwachiro and special guests

17:00-17:45 Freedom of Travel Kenyan conversation queen and BBC Africa presenter Ciru Muriuki hosts a panel with Karanja Nzisa, Lindsay Obath, and Brian Mabruki
18:00 – 19:00 The Hazda (1hr 11 mins): the last of the first Filmmaker Bill Benenson explores humanity’s origins in Africa’s Rift Valley by observing members of the Hadza tribe, one of the world’s oldest hunter-gatherer groups.