The Moth is set to host its fifth annual edition of storytelling and celebration of the commonality and diversity of human experience in the country in November.
This year will involve unique stories that revolve around the theme “ Power and Possibility #DopeEra “, exploring narratives about finding courage, stepping into power and realizing what’s possible.
According to Moth’s Executive Producer, Sarah Austin the Moth storytelling gathering unites individuals from diverse backgrounds who come to experience authentic, extraordinary, mysteriously captivating and deeply personal stories that transcend time and space.
“The Community of storytellers in Kenya is vibrant and thriving and we are elated to host the Moth’s fifth event here to elevate stories that will continue to inspire conversation. Personal stories are powerful and the stories in Kenya are nothing short of extraordinary. We eagerly anticipate continuing our mission of amplifying voices and forging connections through these deeply personal narratives,“she said.
The event will host about 500 guests who will be treated to hilarious, heartbreaking and authentic stories which will leave them more connected and inspired to live in their “Dope Era” These stories’ narratives, regardless of their mood, always burst vibrancy and life and have the power to change hearts and minds.
Moth’s Director, Chloe Salmon shared her excitement for the event saying, “It’s remarkable to witness how The Moth has become a driving force in Kenya’s storytelling arena. The warmth and diversity of the stories we’ve encountered have enriched lives in unimaginable ways. As we celebrate our fifth event, we are reminded of the remarkable journey we’ve embarked upon with storytellers and audiences alike.”
The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 4, from 6 pm to 9 pm at the LRC Auditorium of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa hosted by Moth Alumna, Adelle Onyango.