The Kenyan film industry sparkled even brighter after the inaugural Kalasha Awards After Party, dubbed “A Night with the Stars.”

Don Julio, the renowned tequila brand, partnered with D&R Studios to host this post-awards soiree, marking a significant step in their support of Kenyan artistic expression.

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The Kalasha Awards, following a four-day film festival, culminated in a night of recognition for Kenya’s talented filmmakers.

This year’s record number of nominations reflects the flourishing audio-visual and film industry within the country.

“Don Julio is honoured to toast the achievements of Kenyan filmmakers,” said Wambui Kibe, Brand Manager for Don Julio.

“We partnered with D&R Studios, a leader in the industry, to bring this celebration to life.

“Art has the power to inspire, provoke thought, and ignite change.

“By supporting events like these, we hope to amplify the voices of Kenyan filmmakers and artists, giving them a platform to celebrate their exceptional work.”


Actress Nice Githinji

The after-party provided a relaxed atmosphere for Kenyan film enthusiasts to connect and celebrate.

Guests, including filmmakers, actors, government representatives, and supporters, mingled and discussed their shared passion for cinema.

D&R Studios CEO Eugene Mbugua, expressed his delight. “We are thrilled to host the first-ever Kalasha Awards After Party.

Bringing together industry players and government officials to celebrate and network is a testament to the promising future of Kenya’s film and television industry.”

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