The KPF 2011
The Kisumu Peace Festival in August 2011
The first Kisumu Peace Festival took place between the 4th and 6th August 2011. The main location for the activities were the Jomo Kenyatta Grounds in the town centre whilst the Peace Forum and the Inter-Religious Dialogue took place at the Kisumu Hotel.
The festival was officially opened by the Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga. He was accompanied by Her Excellency the German Ambassador Ms Margit Hellwig-Boette and by His Worship the Mayor of Kisumu Mr Samuel Okello.
As the festival is aimed at uniting all people in and around Kisumu, there were activities and entertainment for all ages, interests and tastes.
The activities were: