Speaker backs Batwa for Museum culture gala

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Batwa kids listen to cool music while enjoying nature

The Rt.Hon. Speaker of Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga the patron for Uganda International Cultural Tourism Fair on Monday received the financial and event report for last year’s event at her office.

It was represented by Mr. Moses Bakora of Perfect events and Ms Kakuba Esther the member of the National Organising Committee in charge of finance.

The team also presented to the Rt. Hon. Speaker the current status of the event scheduled for 28th -30th July at Uganda Museum.

At this event all cultural heritages in Uganda shall be exhibiting their cultures in form of music, dance, drama, fashion, literature, storytelling among other things.

As a way of supporting the event the office of the Speaker has pledged to support participation of the Cultural heritages from the far west i.e. the Batwa and Ikey, the far North and Eastern Uganda.

Echuya Batwa Uganda
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Echuya Batwa, commonly known as pygmies, are the most vulnerable, marginalized, voiceless and endangered group of people around Echuya Forest Reserve in Kisoro and Kabale Districts of South-Western Uganda.

The Echuya is located in the Albertine Rift region recognized as an important eco-region.

On these dates, Uganda will have all its culture at Uganda Museum both local and International.

Key thematic areas on culture and conservation of natural resources, culture and peace, culture and family, culture and finances shall be discussed.

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