Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
1. Wikiendi Live is a platform formed by Nafasi Art Space to support creatives especially peforming artists to help them showcase their work. The platform does not charge artist or audience. It started with an average of 500 people to current audience of 1500. One of the aim of the project is to dicover new talents. 2. Nafasi offers Consultancy services like gigs booking, nagotiating and help them manage their groups or entities for the purpose of supporting creatives grow sustainably. 3. Although the instituions was formed to support contemporary art, Wikiendi live have a special Space for traditional art groups to perform and showcase their products. Many of these groups like mwiduka have grown to perform in bigger venues in and outside the country after their initial debut at Nafasi. 4. Financial support. All groups that perform are given renumeration for their contribution which helps in covering their costs of production, transport and individual incomes. Video productions. The program also offers artist knowledge in Video production and editing to support their work online, in television and social media marketing. 5. Some of the artist, groups that have grown with this project and perfomed local and international level are Mwiduka, The spirits, jaguar music, Moyo girls group, Hijab dj ( only female dj from Zanzibar), abeneko, Wahapahapa, Leo mkanyia.
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What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
1. Dialogue. Groups of creatives workshops, seminars and meetings have caused dialogue between themselves, other stakeholders, and Government. Recommendations from stakeholders have resulted in proporsals on how best to run the industry including art administration recomendations from stakeholders presented to the Government in 2019. 2. Young creatives have groen to perform from Local level to other countries including Uganda Kenya, Denmark, Germany and many more. Like wise Wikiendi Live has bought artists from Kenya ,Uganda, Germany, UK, Congo and other countries. Increase in audience from the start of 500 when the the project started to 1500. More than 60 events have been held in the past 5 years. The project has worked in other areas like recycling, digital involvement and youth empowerment. 3. Increase in audience from the start of 500 when the the project started to 1500. More than 60 events have been held in the past 5 years. The project has worked in other areas like recycling, digital involvement and youth empowerment.