How Kenyans Celebrated International Friendship Day

International Friendship Day, an annual global celebration dedicated to honoring the significance of friendships in people’s lives was held on June 30th.

Kenyans, influencers and brands came together to mark the date at Whiskey River Lounge.

Shix Kapienga, Mimo Karanja, Karis Memes came together to mark International Friendship Day

The event brought together content creators Shix Kapienga, Mimo Karanja, Karis Memes and Miss Barakeilla.

Organized by Kenya Breweries Limited’s (KBL) Gilbey’s, Gin lovers enjoyed a vibrant evening of great company.

Deck master DJ Ricmoh and the popular duo of DJ Roq and crowd sensation MC Gogo kept the party going with the music.

Gilbey’s fans selected from radio and digital activations for the International Friendship Day activation were treated to a VIP brand experience complete with customized cocktails, interactions with their favorite entertainers, and comedy by Standup Collective’s Bashir Yusuf alias Halaiki.

Speaking at the event, Senior Brand Manager Zipporah Ndung’u said the brand is dedicated to creating special moments for consumers.

“Today was about celebrating the shared bonds and genuine connections that we have with our friends and friendship circles and to remind our loyal consumers that Gilbey’s is dedicated to creating special moments like this for them and their squads.” She said, adding…

“I am just thrilled to be part of this experience and to share it with my crew of friends. Gilbey’s went all out to give us an amazing experience. We absolutely enjoyed it.” Shared one of the consumers.