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Upcoming Rwanda Events

by Lisa Omwandho

past Egypt and Middle East expo - image: newtimes.co.rw

If Kigali is your destination for this holiday period then you are in luck. Thanks to an eclectic mix of expatriates and locals that love to party. If you need to book your stay, Jovago.com has a wide selection of hotels all over Rwanda. There is no shortage of things to do while in the capital of the land of a thousand hills. Here are a few things you should have itinerary.

1. Egypt and Middle East Expo Amahoro National stadium 18th – 30th December

This expo is perfect for last minute Christmas shopping or just shopping for the new year. The Middle East is known for producing lavish carpets, intricate trinkets and sensual perfumes. Don’t miss your chance.

2. Xmas Jungle party Serena Lake Kivu 19th December

The annual Jungle party takes place on the beach of Lake Kivu in Gisenyi. This year’s event features a number of Ugandan and Rwandan artists including DJ Pius, Radio and Weasel, DJ Afrikano just to name a few. If you want to party until the sun comes up and enjoy the breath-taking views of Lake Kivu then this is definitely where you need to be.

3. High School Idols Serena Hotel 19th December

Do you like music? Is Glee your favorite TV show? Then this is where you need be spending your weekend. Watch high schoolers battle it out for the crown of High School Idol. Come ready to sing along to the classics as the kids put their best foot forward.

4. Rwanda Fashion Show the Manor Hotel 19th December

Taking place at the Manor hotel in Kigali, the fashion show aims at showcasing works of all the different designers who had previously participated in the Kigali Fashion week that took place earlier this year.

5. Star Wars Premier at Kigali City Tower 19th December.

May the 4th came and passed but the force is still with us. The premier of the new Star Wars movie is not to be missed. A day later than the premier in Kenya you had better catch it before the spoilers flood the internet!

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