Video Of Kenyans In Saudi Arabia Singing Kikuyu Worship Songs During Unique Church Service Emerges

Video Of Kenyans In Saudi Arabia Singing Kikuyu Worship Songs During Unique Church Service Emerges

  • Kenyans in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, were seen dancing, jumping and singing in joy to Kikuyu songs during a church service
  • In a video shared by @shaireenann, a man was seen leading the vibrant session at Exit 18 as people, believed to be Kembois, danced along
  • In the comments, @shaireenannn shared that the next session will be on June 26, and worshippers should inbox to know the next venue

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A video of Kenyans singing and worshipping during a church session in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has touched many people.

Kenyans in Riyadh, dansing to Kikuyu song.
Kenyans sing and dance to Kikuyu song during worship service in Saudi Arabia. Photos: @Shaireenann.
Source: UGC

Kenyans sing Kikuyu songs

The clip shared by @shaireenannn showed Kenyans singing a popular Kikuyu gospel medley while praising, jumping, and dancing joyfully.

Some Kenyans working in the Gulf country could not join the church session as they are on contract, and getting out on such days may be difficult for them.

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Many opined that one is only able to do this if one is a Kemboi, which means that they ran away from their first jobs inside people's homes and now work outside while living independently.

Looking at the video, many wondered why there were only women in the church. They were told that men were present and loved to sit at the back because it got very full.

Jacqueywamboi said: "This can only happen in Riyadh."
Her. majesty. 1977said: "This can only happen with Kembois, Waiguru can't allow this."

Although @shaireenannn didn't share the venue of the next meeting, she intimated that they would meet again on June 26.

Kenyans react to the church:

Mtoto Wa Dady:

"Everything is possible with God, and Kenyans hii ni Saudi people are praising God kama wako kwao."

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nyambu. humbled:

"Woah so amazing praising our Lord in these country where is the church located am in Riyadh."


"Nimekubuka tukienda church Riyadh nikiwa Kemboi alafu kuna watu hawakuwa wanaamini nikiwashow I used to go to church in Saudi."

Lucy Blessed:

"I wish to get a chance; I am a Kikuyu na naskia hao ni kyuks tupu and I even miss this happiness."


"@Marionjonns wewe kaa hapo ukisema hakuna church ."


"Akii jeddah kuna such juu I need kigosho."

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