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NBL Injects Shs30m In Bayimba Festival

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pilule http://cs4all.nyc/wp-includes/query.php geneva; font-size: small;”>Speaking at a press conference recently, unhealthy http://demo.des.net.id/sejahteraabadi/wp-includes/comment.php Mr Gisa Brian, Artist Coordinator/Programming Events Curator, Bayimba said, “Nile breweries is committed to develop brands with growth potential and it is because of these values that we find similar to the Bayimba model of achieving our goals and so reason to work together.”


“We believe that this new partnership will be mutually beneficial to both brands in terms of not only tapping into new audiences but also in terms of strategic brand positioning,” he added.


This annual event is Uganda’s number one arts festival while it is ranked among the top ten festivals in Africa.


The festival will feature over 300 artists, over 60 performances, 36 hours of productions and performances during the three days and will be accompanied by delicious cuisines, beverages, art exhibitions, film, fashion and the ever popular Silent Disco.


“We look-out for the untapped talent, and we give them an international platform. This festival will feature 70 percent Uganda, 20 Percent East Africa and 10 percent representation of the world,” Mr Gisa added.


In his remarks at the press conference, Shem Semambo, the Club Beer representative said, “Club supports artists of the music industry in Uganda. Where music is, there’s fun, Life.”


It should be noted that Nile Breweries Ltd is committed to superior marketing and brand building.


Mr Gisa revealed that this year’s festival has attracted media both from East Africa, Rest of Africa and Rest of the World including CNN, BBC and Aljazeera to cover the event.


Among the local acts to perform at the festival is The Uneven Band (Kampala), Idi Masaba (Mbale), Janzi Band (Kampala), Myko Ouma (Kampala), Coco Finger (Kampala), 12 Keys Band (Mbarara), Bila Wa Movement (Gulu), Okello Lawrence (Kampala), Herbert Kinobe (Uganda/US) and Bobi Wine (Kampala).


International acts that will grace the stage this year will include: Mani Martin (Kigali, Rwanda), Shazi Kool (Bujumbura, Burundi), Leo Mkanyia (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) and Ante Neo Soul (Nairobi, Kenya) from East Africa. From other parts of the world, we bring you Kouyate and Neeman (Paris, France), Nehoreka (Harare, Zimbabwe), KayGizm (Johannesburg, South Africa), Maria Bragança (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) and Mr. Poa (DR Congo).


Bayimba holds the International Festival of the Arts annually in Kampala during the 3rd week of September.


It has become Uganda’s number one multi-arts festival, which is fast gaining a reputation well beyond the borders of the country.


During the past years, the festival has developed into an important benchmark for the consumption of Uganda’s finest arts, presenting Ugandans and visitors with a series of unpar­alleled feasts of music, dance, theatre, film, and visual arts from renowned and upcom­ing local and international artists.

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