Tunaweza Music Festival 2016

Tunaweza Music Festival 2016
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Starts: Sunday, 14 August, 2016 07:00am

Ends: Sunday, 14 August, 2016 07:00pm

Event Details

InterAid Uganda Limited in collaboration with the School of Liberal and Performing Arts, Makerere University is pleased to announce Tunaweza Festival of Music and the Arts which will be held on 14th August 2016 at the Uganda National Cultural Centre. This will be an annual festival.
This festival is part of the activities following a patnership between InterAid and Makerere University School of Liberal and Performing arts to skill Refugee youth in the Performing Arts.
The festival is to provide a forum to refugee artists and individuals to showcase, share and celebrate their creative activities through performance and exhibitions. Specifically it seeks
• To foster integration of refugee artists with host communities through creative arts
• To provide space for refugee artists to market their creative skills and products
• To foster appreciation and respect of refugee communities as valuable to national development
It will feature Urban Refugee arts groups from The Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Burundi, Sudan (Darfur) South Sudan and Rwanda and Ugandan youth Artists.
The curtains come up at 10.am and will show, Music, Comedy, Dance, poetry, exhibitions and workshops. There will also be performances for and by children.