Ekyooto ha mpango festival kicks off today
The bunyoro Ekyooto Ha Mpango festival is starting on November 25, 2021, running till November 28, 2021, and all roads is leading to Fort Portal Tourism City. Preparations for the four-day event are done with the organizers visioning this to be Africa’s premium cultural tourism festival.
Speaking at the press conference Sylvia Namutebi, called upon fashion designers to start working together to aim for global recognition. Launched by King Oyo Nyimba on the eve of his 26th Coronation Anniversary under the theme, “Experience Tooro and Harness the power of culture” here is what to expect from the event.
A virtual Music Concert on the 27th featuring leading artists from the Tooro region and special guest artists including Janzi Band, Spice Diana, Aziz Azion, Beenie Gunter, Draei Bitsc, Pearl of Africa Stars, Ayesiga Muzamil, Kigambo Araali, Sagio Mhza, Carol Kay, Tony Blackman and more. There will also be Royal Tours to different Kingdoms and different tourism destinations.
The event will also feature a Royal Dinner Gala on the 26th of November with a fashion showcase by SKP featuring Mrs. Uganda World Sylvia Namutebi Allibhai, Miss Elite Africa Judith Heard, and Miss Uganda Earth Ahlam Ismail (Lamu)
Sporting activities on the 27th of November, including a Boat Regatta, Adventure Cycling and Marathon. These will not only entertain and keep participants fit but also showcase the beauty of natural geographic features in the region.
At the do, a documentary dubbed ‘Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon’ featuring Ms. Lilly Ajarova, Joshua Cheptegei, and Golola Moses will be premiered. There will also be a Tourism and Cultural Trade Expo on the 25th and 26th November and an Inter-religious thanksgiving service before the closing ceremony on the 28th of November.
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