Kosele Secondary Faculty college students current a Marakwet folks track ‘Engeo’ through the Homa Bay County Music competition at Orero Boys Faculty. The track is historically carried out by the group throughout joyful events. [Standard]
The Homa Bay County Music Competition wrapped up on the weekend with charming performances by learners from varied establishments.
The six-day occasion at Orero Boys in Rangwe introduced collectively learners from early childhood improvement centres, main and secondary faculties within the county.
County Music Committee chairperson Beldine Ochieng’ instructed individuals the competitors was all about pleasant rivalry and that there must be no bitterness from the defeated.
“I want to remind our individuals that each one music rivals are comrades who’re pacing each other in direction of perfection and never rivalry,” she stated as she formally closed the competition.
Little-known Kosele Secondary Faculty from Rachuonyo South entertained listeners with a Marakwet folks track “Engeo”.
Draped in conventional regalia and sticks depicting joyous native ladies, they danced to ululation from the viewers, forcing the adjudicators to sign for silence through the efficiency.
They have been adopted by St Peter’s Disi Secondary Faculty from Ndhiwa sub-county with a Swahili choral verse “Mwiba”.
The packed corridor went mute because the boys stood ready for a sign from the three adjudicators earlier than making their introductions.
“Mwiba” was an anti-corruption choral verse that warned culprits of dire penalties of their actions on improvement.
“Wamejifanya hasidi, wasio hata na fikira…” was the outline the energetic college students gave the corrupt. The verse narrated how sufferers died in hospitals due to corruption because of poor working situations and lack of medicine. In faculties, they stated learners have been provided sub-par training, ensuing within the wreck of harmless youngsters’s futures.
As they recited extra phrases, there was silence and attentiveness from the viewers, with the grim facial expressions of the scholars and visitors telling that they might really feel the consequences of corruption on their lives.
As they bowed their heads and walked out in a single file, the temper within the corridor was somber.
Kikubi”, which explored the temptation, betrayal and crucifixion of Jesus.
The percussion devices and vigorous dance strikes that accompanied the track sang in Dholuo helped to elevate the spirits of the viewers. The swaying small white picket crosses moved in rhythm and helped depict a Legio Maria worship session.
The proficient soloist moved from one finish of the stage to the opposite, capturing everyone’s consideration.
The qualifying choirs, which explored varied thematic objects starting from good governance to sanitation, will meet on the regional competition scheduled to happen in Nyamira County.
Notable performances have been by God Bura Secondary, Samanga Lutheran, Wiga Secondary and Mawego Ladies faculties.
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