Kabarak University's School of Music and Media hosts the 13th Annual International Conference, focusing on the theme "Mainstreaming Music, Film, Media, and Other Performing Arts for Social Development." The conference provides a platform for scholars, practitioners, and enthusiasts to explore the transformative power of the arts in shaping society. The event was inaugurated by Kabarak University's Vice Chancellor, Prof. Henry Kiplangat, who welcomed the esteemed Chief Guest Speaker, Mr. Tabu Osusa, Founder and Executive Director of Kitebul Music, to deliver the keynote address.
The conference's theme underscored the growing recognition of the arts as a powerful force for social change. It aimed to explore how music, film, media, and other performing arts can be integrated into various aspects of society to promote development, inclusivity, and cultural enrichment. The event was a testament to Kabarak University's commitment to fostering academic discussions and collaborations that have a real impact on society.
In his opening remarks, Prof. Henry Kiplangat, the Vice Chancellor of Kabarak University, highlighted the importance of this conference in promoting the role of the arts in societal development. He emphasized that the university was dedicated to supporting endeavors that showcased the transformative potential of the arts, and he commended the conference's organizers for their commitment to this cause.
Mr. Tabu Osusa, an esteemed figure in the music industry and the founder and executive director of Kitebul Music, delivered an inspiring keynote address. He shared his insights on the significant impact of music and the performing arts in Kenya and beyond. Mr. Osusa's address highlighted the power of the arts in addressing critical social issues, promoting cultural understanding, and fostering positive change.
The 13th Annual International Conference, hosted by Kabarak University's School of Music and Media, served as a significant milestone in recognizing and celebrating the transformative potential of music, film, media, and the performing arts in societal development. With the support of Vice Chancellor Prof. Henry Kiplangat and the insightful keynote address by Mr. Tabu Osusa, the event provided a valuable forum for exchanging ideas and best practices through the arts.