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International festival Passport Experience announced today that they will finally make their Africa debut in Nairobi with a first-ever Music, TV/Film & Tech conference.

The creator of the brand, Kenyan born international, DJ Fully Focus, said:

I’m a firm believe that self-education is the key to lasting success so the idea is to have 3 perspectives in this conversation. The American perspective, since they have done it best for years, the Nigerian perspective since their entertainment industry is booming & the Kenyan perspective since we have some successful individuals despite challenges. My hope is young people leave there with a new mindset & energy so they can succeed & improve the industries they’re passionate about & the country as a whole

Guest speakers from some of the biggest brands in the world, namely Netflix, Roc Nation (Jay-Z’s label) Ancestry& Kenya’s E.Citizen.

Plus our very own superstars Sauti Sol, Kate Actress, C.S. Mucheru, Magix Enga, and Eric Musyoka. From Nigeria, Kiddominant, producer of biggest selling Afrobeat record of all time “Fall” by Davido (119M Views) & Niyi Akinmolayan, director of Nollywood’s highest grossing film of all time “The Wedding Party 2”.

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Moderators will be Patricia Kihoro, Martin Kimathi, Wangechi, Taio Tripper, & more to celebrate entrepreneurship & innovation in the three sectors.

Passport Experience is held annually in the US Atlanta, with showcases in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, TX and recently landed a Las Vegas residency.

And now, Kenya will have the privilege at Villa Rosa Kempinski on the 19th of April.

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