Since 2005, IREN, and the RUYEL youth committee organizes the Annual Bukura Cultural event. The Rural Youth Empowerment League is an initiative of IREN to enable young people have higher ambitions, get exposed to global trends, celebrate their youthful energies, nurture talent and assist in tackling problems of insecurity. Annual Bukura Cultural event brings together youth from the Western Province to celebrate culture through music, dance foods and seeds display, Eshilemba (re-enacting old warfare), Sukuti dance, narration of Luhya History among other activities.
The event also features a two day training seminar on entrepreneurship and business targeting high school, college and university graduates drawn from all districts from Western Kenya. For the last 13 years the event has brought together over 5,000 participants whose age range from 4 to 90 years