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Bayimba announces mainstage acts

Bayimba

For some reason, the organizers of Bayimba International Festival of the arts usually keep their performers’ list under the table. However, unlike last year where we had to go through speculations, today we can reveal that atleast, the first batch of performers at this year’s Bayimba international Festival have been …

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Pearl Rhythms activations kickoff

Ann Nassanga alias Afrie, opened the 2016 edition of the LaBa! Art Film Festival earlier this month; her performance was punctuated with energy, wit and such a stage presence. She plays a piano, thus some of the songs she performed like Fembi and Teli Mulala were rather sobre and only …

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Music edges out Visual Art at LaBa!’s tenth

Kiyingi

Every time the LaBa festival has been held in the past 10 years, the theme of visual art coming to the street would override everything else. Yet as the festival celebrated a decade at Bukoto street on Saturday, it was hard saying that visual art came out on to the …

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DOADOA brings the trade to the arts

Entenga

As a shopaholic, spending money to go to a distant means a lot and for all reasons, it has to be worth the travel – you can compare it with a trader that buys an air ticket to Dubai or China, they hope to comeback with lots of merchandise.And that’s …

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Stakes go higher as Doadoa moves to Kampala

sarabi

In the past, local artistes have had issues with the way Nigerians and South Africans are dominating the continental airwaves like MTV Base and Trace TV.In their view, since artistes from these countries have the influence and money, they’ve managed to penetrate the continental market because of the airtime given. …

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More food still needed at Tokosa Food Festival

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Festival is one of those words that has been thrown around by many of the social event organizers. On Sunday, it was a chance for the organizers of Tokosa Food Festival to mess up with the concept. Tokosa Food festival was making a second edition and as they noted last …

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