Annual Events in Uganda
Uganda is certainly every tourists’ dream destination with all kinds of wildlife coupled with various annual events in Uganda. We take a look at these events in Uganda
Blankets and Wine Kampala
It started in 2014 and it is still the best among annual events in Uganda with annual picnics, family day out, Fashion, Style, Musical and fun events on the Kampala Social scene. Blankets and wine are traced with roots from Kenya, East Africa and happen every quarter of the year with different acts and performances. Blankets and Wine have been taking place in Uganda and are been hosted at different locations within Kampala accessible points. It’s one of the events In Uganda that makes the authenticity of the African party life together. With Deejaying committee determining the main acts or performers all over Africa, trust me you will have fun till dawn. Try it! Visit our site at www.jewelsafaris.com and we are ready to get you in this amazing vent before or after wildlife safaris.
Bayimba International Festival of the Arts
Undoubtedly Uganda’s full of epic events. This runs for four days of creativity, poetry, storytelling, acrobatics, theatre, film, visual arts, music, and dance from the best renowned and the fresh talented artists in Uganda. This has made this festival wholly become an important benchmark for the consumption of the finest Arts.
Prior to the acquisition of its own space at Lunkulu islands on Lake Victoria, it was a regional with the central finale at the national theater. The event that was grounded on talent search and ideas, however, is now in one place happening every year in August.
The First edition was in 2008 and several known and upcoming Artists from Uganda, East Africa, and beyond graced the event entertaining the revelers at the different stages of the Bayimba International Festival of the Arts. Guess what? This year’s edition is scheduled for 1st to 4th August 2019 at Lunkulu Island, Mukono, Uganda. This will be the 12th edition that is aimed at bringing to life a true experience of the Arts in all its forms.
Lunkulu Island can be accessed by road from the city of Kampala and about 42 kilometers and also from Jinja bust still by boat as well. Would you miss out this year? Let’s arrange your experience here. Book on our site today www.jewelsafaris.com
Nyege Nyege International Music Festival
Nyege Nyege is also (four) 4 days event that always brings together different deejays to perform, Artistes and Entertainers from all over the World. This event has different meanings and some of them include peace, respect and abundant joy, fun and curiosity, and strives towards inclusivity and wonder, something of a perfect world you might say. It also provides the platform for several organizers to showcase their new productions and the artists they work with making it a highlight for both audiences and musicians alike. These are 4 days of extraordinary irresistible fun. And this event always makes the Kampala streets very empty since it pulls away from all the crowds to Jinja where it always happens from there.
Kampala Restaurants Week
Imagine all the dishes prepared in Uganda and is offered in restaurants available for you to taste at one venue before going out to trek gorillas? It’s one week’s event of exploration of Uganda’s divergent abundance of cuisines and all availed for tasting free here. www.jewelsafaris.com. It is one of the most anticipated events in Uganda. Confirm your availability by booking a trip on our site or email us via firstname.lastname@example.org
Roast and Rhyme event
When music, Nyama Choma, fashion, acts meet the drinks of different sizes, tastes, and so many others, in the proximity of the friends, it’s an indefinite experience. This is what this event delivers and brings to all the revelers that attend it always. The event is always attended by renowned popular entertainers from all over Africa with once an arranged guest international act available to grace and spice up the event with different rhymes from the daily bangers played in the city. They are always hosted at the shores of Lake Victoria at Jahazi Pier in Munyonyo, Kampala by the Swangz Avenue production label.
Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo
Kampala Sheraton gardens being the venue for this expo, happening in the month of November yearly, this is a place to know any details about the tourism sector in Uganda, East Africa s well as the whole of Africa since many tour operators, travel agencies and other stakeholders in the tourism industry take part in the exhibition. This expo avails the opportunity to network, buy cheap trips packages and taste many cuisines, snacks that are displayed. The most remarkable moment is taking photos with the world’s most looked out for animals like leopard, lion, python, ostrich, and many others at a free cost if you have courage being helped by the team from Uganda wildlife education center (The zoo). The event is organized by the Uganda Tourism Board in conjunction with KCCA and Uganda Wildlife Authority.
Entebbe Botanical Garden Birding Festival
The first of its kind directly intended to put birding at the peak bird watching in Uganda. Uganda is gifted and it alone has 10% of the world’s bird species and 50% of Africa’s bird species which magnifies any ardent bird watcher’s experience. And would look out to Uganda as the best destination for birding. Out of the many birding points, breathtaking Entebbe Botanical Gardens is one of them hence the selection of it as the best birding festival venue. It is organized by the Uganda wildlife authority.
Kampala City Festival
This happens every 1st week of October best described as East Africa’s biggest street party and promises to keep that reputation intact. Counting years of togetherness, culture, development and so many areas, this is the best moment to explore what Uganda has to offer as the whole East Africa converges here to celebrate the arts, music, dance, culture, cuisines, religions and so many more. Kampala Capital City Authority is the major organizer as a way of giving back to the people who contribute to the beauty of the city. The festival always features everything: lots of music, food, wines, beer, and kids’ games.
This City Festival has something for everyone and you shouldn’t see yourself miss out.
Other events in Uganda include:
- Johnnie Walker Jazz & Soul Safari
- Amakula International Film Festival