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Mashujaa Day 2022 celebrations in pictures

President William Ruto arrives at Uhuru Gardens for Mashujaa Day celebrations. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
President William Ruto inspects the guard of honour. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

Miguna Miguna arrives at Uhuru Gardens for the Mashujaa Day celebrations. He jetted into the country at 6:00 am on October 20, 2022, after five years in exile. [Elvis Ogina, Standard] 
Entertainers rehearsing ahead of the Mashujaa Day celebrations at Uhuru Gardens on October 20, 2022. [Elvis Ogina, Standard]
Kenya Scouts from  Solomon School in Mlolongo at Uhuru Gardens. [Elvis Ogina, Standard]
Kenya Paralympics team. [Elvis Ogina, Standard]

Pupils wait for the celebrations to start at Uhuru Gardens. [Elvis, Ogina, Standard]
[Denish Ochieng, Standard]
How high can you go? [Elvis Ogina, Standard]
Children arrive for the Mashujaa Day celebrations at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi on October 20, 2022. [Elvis Ogina, Standard]
Kianyaga Boys sing Mucungwa, a traditional song performed during celebrations as they prepare for entertainment at Uhuru Gardens for the Mashujaa Day celebrations. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
Kenya Army infantry unit march into Uhuru Gardens. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
[Elvis Ogina, Standard]
Kenyan artists Zerro, Mani, Pday Hurrikan and Phil Kimemmia. [Elvis Ogina, Standard]
Low turnout at Uhuru Gardens for Mashujaa Day celebrations. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
Attendees seat on stacked chairs to reduce the number of visibly empty seats. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
Mwomboko dancers entertain guests at Kiringiti National Stadium where the Kiambu County Mashujaa Day celebrations were held. [George Njunge, Standard]
Kiambu Governor Kimani Wamatangi and Senator Karungo Thangwa join Mwomboko dancers at Kirigiti Stadium in celebrating Mashujaa Day fete. [George Njunge, Standard]
Kisii Governor Simba Arati joins a local musician in a dance at Gusii Stadium during Mashujaa Day celebrations. [Sammy Omingo, Standard]
Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza in a jig during Mashujaa Day celebrations at Kinoru Stadium. Save for municipality MCA Caleb Mutethia all other MCAs boycotted the event. [Phares Mutembei, Standard]

Pictures by: Elvis Ogina and Denish Ochieng (Nairobi), Sammy Omingo (Kisii), Phares Mutembei (Meru) and George Njunge (Kiambu).