Bell To Spend Ushs 200m On Kampala City Festival 2013

drugs geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The Kampala Capital City Authority Executive Director, Jenifer Musisi has on Monday launched the Kampala City Festival due to take place on October 6, 2013.

This festival replaces the Kampala City Carnival 2012 which began as a vision to bring the people of Kampala city together to celebrate Uganda’s 50 years of independence.

Musisi said: “This festival will become a much anticipated moment for citizens to share and learn while at the same time act as an economic engine for organizations to grow, network and prosper.”

KCCA ED, Jennifer Musisi and Mrs Grace Nshemeire Gwaka, UBL Marketing Director at the launch of the Kampala City Festival 2013

Speaking to the press at City Hall in Kampala, Jennifer Musisi said the festival is under the theme ‘Our City; Our Celebration’ and will be a platform to celebrate the many things that set Kampala apart from other cities.

“We have a great history in Kampala that is known all over the world. This festival will be recognition of that rich heritage and also a great opportunity for Uganda to show the world that we truly are a Centre of excellence and The Pearl of Africa,” said Musisi.

She noted that having been upgraded to the Kampala City Festival from Kampala City carnival, the event promises to be bigger and better.

“It will be a yearly event bringing together all city dwellers, stakeholders and the business community putting aside all kinds of difference,” she added.

Grace Nshemeire Gwaka, UBL Marketing Director and KCCA ED Jennifer Musisi launching Kampala City Festival 2013

Musisi emphasized that the festival will be a platform to celebrate diversity, riches and culture of local communities who are part of a solid and common future for Kampala that is constantly moving forward.

This festival consists a programme of over 200 events that cover the world of business, fashion, art and culture, entertainment, technology and industry to engage the whole family and general public.

The Executive Director has assured the public that all funds to be used in the celebrations will come from the private sector through sponsorship and not KCCA’s budget.


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