MultiChoice Talent Showcase Celebrates Kenyan Talent

This year’s showcase focused on developments on the local scene with an emphasis on local content

MultiChoice Kenya on Monday 10th May 2021 hosted its content showcase under the theme “Celebrating Our Voices and Telling Our Stories Like Only We Can.” During the showcase, the company made announcements on content additions that are set to be added onto DStv and GOtv in the coming months to offer more choices and variety.

For Kenyan customers, MultiChoice Kenya recently launched Kenyan shows on its Maisha Magic channels that continue to captivate audiences. “MultiChoice Kenya remains committed to telling the best local stories that bring people together around shared passions. Our local content offering gives our customers a premium entertainment experience,” said Nancy Matimu, Managing Director MultiChoice Kenya.

Stori Moto Zibambe on DStv features the most influential and notable Kenyan personalities on Maisha Magic Plus (DStv 163) with shows such as Kina, Kovu, the new season of Varshita!, Date My Family, Anda Kava and season 4 of Stori Yangu. GOtv customers can enjoy Strori zetu kivyetu on Maisha Magic East (GOtv 4) with award winning shows such as Selina, Aziza, Stori Yangu S4, Maisha Mkanda S2, Varshita!, Njoro wa Uba and Anda Kava.

Multichoice also announced the release of new documentaries featuring East African athletes. The documentary dubbed ‘Rising Champions’ is a three-part series gripping feature focusing on the success, the secrets and the science behind a long line of strong athletes from the region.

Rising Champions:  The Success of East African Athletes is about the rise of East African Athletes and their dominance in long distance running over the last 60 years. It looks at the cultural, geographical influences and training methods that have made East African Athletes conquer the world of long-distance running. The feature explores the genetics, diet and environmental factors that have contributed to the global success of East African Athletes in long distance running.

“We want to celebrate our voices and tell our own stories,” said Ms Matimu, speaking at the 2021 MultiChoice Kenya Content Showcase. “We believe in using the power of entertainment to tell the most-loved Kenyan and international stories and use our platforms to take our stories to the world.”

The documentary about world marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has also been released and features his life journey as one of Kenya’s most revered athletes.

Multichoice talent showcase - Nancy Matimu appreciates Brian Weke for his participation at the showcase
Nancy Matimu appreciates Brian Weke for his participation at the showcase.

SuperSport is currently producing documentaries about Kenyan greats including Hellen Oribi, Jackson Tuwei (President Kenya Athletics), Catherine Ndereba, Paul Tergat, Lornah Kiplagat, Julius Yego Javelin, David Rudisha, Jimmy Beauta (coach).

The documentaries are available to watch on DStv Catch Up on the DStv Explora and DStvApp, which allows subscribers to watch from their smartphones and tablets.

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In the coming months, DStv and GOtv customers will also get front row seats to premium feature sport and international shows including the upcoming Olympics and Euro 2021, the Women’s Tennis Association Championships, WWE and UFC which will continue to reinvent with new shows and new stars. New shows on M-Net and kids programming will also be unveiled.

Customers can purchase the DStv HD decoder and dish kit only for Ksh3999. GOtv Customers can purchase the GOtv decoder plus one-month GOtv Plus subscription for Ksh1,299.

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