As we count down to the biggest city party of the year, we have learnt that the Kampala City Festival will have six massive entertainment stages. The main stage and biggest of them all will be at Railway Gardens. For gospel music lovers and ardent lovers of God, there will be a Christin stage at Sheraton Gardens. For those who don’t associate with P.1.G and only drink water and soft drinks like Evervess, there will be the “Moslem stage” at Parliament Garden.
Top telecom operators will also have their stages at Kampala Road and Esso corner. For students and lovers of money, cigars and resorts, Ruparelia Group will house you on Jinja Road near Victoria University. This year’s festival is expected to attract over 500,000 people up from 300,000 people last year.
Corporations like Uganda Breweries Limited through its flagship brand Bell Lager, have pumped in the fete over shs400 million. UBL Marketing Director, Grace Nshemeire Gwaku and platinum sponsor of the festival has promised to create a thrilling experience for city residents who will attend on October 5th. Mbu Bell Lager and free muchomo will be flowing like River Nile in her tent.
The day-long event has already attracted some of Uganda’s finest musicians including; Sheebah and Pallaso of the Team No Sleep fame, Jose Chameleone, Bobi Wine, Cindy and Irene Ntale among others. Comedians like MC Kapale and Dolibondo have also been lined up.
Themed For The Love Of Kampala, the Kampala City Festival will have over 200 activities that showcase business, fashion, art and culture, entertainment, technology and industry. At the launch of the fete Jennifer Musisi, KCCA’s executive director said the festival, in its typical fashion, will feature world class floats, spectacular costumes, sumptuous local and foreign cuisines, a thrilling display of fireworks and an incredible street parade with dancers and mascots.