Symposium: Arts & Activism - How the Arts Shape Society

By Goethe-Zentrum Kampala UGCS
Tue, Oct 3. 5:00AM - 2:00PM
Uganda Museum, Kampala

Join the conversation as we highlight and explore the power of the Arts in relation to democracy building in the continent. PROGRAMME: 9:30am – 9:45am Welcome Remarks & Prologue to the Discussion Ms Anja Göbel (Director, Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/Ugandan German Cultural Society) 9:45am – 10:00am Remarks by Resident Representative Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Ms Mareike Le Pelley (Resident Representative Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Uganda) 10:00am – 13:00pm Panel Discussion – Exploring what it means to be a politically or civically engaged musician Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine - Uganda, Tongai Makawa aka Outspoken – Zimbabwe, Mutalemwa Jason Mushumbusi aka Nash MC – Tanzania, Makhtar Fall aka Xuman – Senegal, Eric Ngangare aka Eric 1key - Rwanda, Limam Kane aka Monza – Mauritania, Patience Igirukwigomba – Rwanda 13:00pm– 14:00pm Lunch 02:00pm – 04:45pm Panel discussion: “Exploring the role of the arts (music, spoken word, photo/film, cartoons, paintings) and social media in society Dr. Jimmy Spire Ssentongo- satire and catoons, Peter Kagayi – Poet, Lady Slyke – Hip-hop News rapper, Jackie Kemigisha, Blogger, Muyingo Siraj – Photojournalist, Lloyd Lutara – Screen writer 04:45pm – 17:00pm Summary of main points of contention and closing David Tumusiime

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