Thousands of residents of the Musanze District of the Northern Province gathered warmly at the base of Volcanoes National Park this morning to welcome guests attending the Kwita Izina or Gorilla Naming Ceremony, Rwanda’s largest annual tourism event. .
Local musicians are on stage to entertain the residents and the mood is high.
The nomenclature is already at Kinigi where the ceremony is taking place. They include former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva, former Paris Saint-Germain FC Juan Pablo Sorin and Chelsea FC legend Didier his Drogba.
Also scheduled guests and celebrities are political consultants, pollsters, pundits, and U.S. Franks, who are best known for crafting talking points and other messages for the Republican cause. Ian Lantz, Israeli businessman and founder and general partner of Peleg Ventures Itzhak Fischer. And Naomi Schiff, a Rwandan-Belgian racing driver and TV presenter.
Twenty newborn baby gorillas will be named.
Other guests included Neri Bukspan, Managing Director of Standard & Poor’s Credit Market Services, award-winning American actor Uzo Aduba, and Thomas Milz, Volkswagen Group Director of Sales and Marketing. increase.
Also Kadu Sebnya, Chief Executive Officer of the African Wildlife Foundation, Scottish billionaire and philanthropist Sir Ian Clarke Wood, and philanthropist and chairman of Global Events Africa Cindy Descalzi. Dr. Pereira, Moses Tullahilwa, famous for crossing borders and adopting Rwandan fashion.
Louise Mushikiwabo, the fourth Director General of the Francophonie International Organization, is one of them.
Some guests wear traditional costumes, including conservationist Kadu Sebnya.