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Bayimba festivities kick off

Seven years back, when someone first came up with the idea for a Ugandan festival of arts, it obviously looked obscene. Knowing a typical Ugandan culture towards art, the idea was meant to fail.In 2008, the first edition of the Bayimba International Festival of Arts was organized, though, even when …

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Festival to celebrate Womanhood

The womanhood festival that celebrates achievements and women emancipation is back. The festival, which kicks off on Tuesday, will run for five days at the National Theatre in Kampala. For the third year running, the festival will run during the Women’s Day week and this year’s festival comes as the …

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First ever Euro – African film festival is on

The first ever Euro – African was launched at Theatre Labonita last Wednesday. Organized by European countries under the flagship of the European Union, stake holders kicked off with a promise of strengthening culture between Uganda and the EU states. By 5pm, different film lovers had already thronged the theatre …

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Kadaga beeps Iranian Film Festival

The film season of 2014 is officially on. With Pearl Film Festival calling for entries, we’re indeed in for a screen rollercoaster this year. On Friday, two of film festivals kicked off, the Japanese Film festival at Cineplex Cinema and the much publicized second Iranian Film Festival at National Theatre. …

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