“The Pot Culture is in itself a thing of wonderment and excitement. It is a form of compelling statement, a bold declaration on the dynamism of culture and how the new can be used to preserve or even erase the old. While on one hand we have the ever definitive conservative Swahili culture with its classical Swahili poetry (which at some point fused very well with taarab music), the leso culture and the various Swahili dialects, we have on this other hand a Swahili (in this case Swahili being more a cultural than an ethno-linguistic term) Pop-culture that is more self-expressive, liberal and merges globally acclaimed trends in their performances.” Hekaya Arts Initiative Read More

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