By Khalifa Hemed
Published March 27, 2017
A book that defines ‘celebrations‘ as events that are held for special occasions by people around the world has covered Lola Kenya Children’s Screen.
Aptly titled Children’s Celebrations and the first in a six-book series, the glossy, full colour, hard cover book is published by Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd in Victoria, Australia.
Part of Macmillan’s Celebrations series, interested people can read about various kinds of children’s celebrations, where and when these events are held, and how they are marked in Children’s Celebrations that targets young readers.
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The publication that is economical on words–isn’t a picture worth 1000 words?–but abounds in full colour zeroes in on the well loved skills-development programmes of Lola Kenya Screen, capturing curious children busy making and devouring movies.
Lola Kenya Screen is a Kenyan-registered charity that explores, identifies and nurtures creative talent among children and youth in journalism, moviemaking, arts appreciation, and events programming. It mentors young people through school outreach, university internship, mobile cinema, film forum and film festival throughout the year.
Lola Kenya Screen has been presented around the world–Spain, England, Scotland, Germany, Holland, Qatar, South Africa, Venezuela, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Zanzibar, Rwanda, Belgium, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya–as an example of good practice in children’s media programming.
Ogova Ondego, the managing trustee and creative director of Lola Kenya Screen, appeals for support to enable the charity to meet its obligations as it marks its 12th year in 2017: