Celebrating the preservation of historical properties in K’la

Celebrating the preservation of historical properties in K’la

Mengo Hospital and Ham Mukasa House, Kampala, Uganda – May 18, 2017 – International Museums Day

Representatives from government, civil society, religious institutions, individual cultural activists and well-wishers gathered at Mengo Hospital and at the Ham Mukasa ancestral home to recognize preservation efforts of the owners of these historical

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CCFU launches the Oral history project for the Lendu

CCFU launches the Oral history project for the Lendu

This project has been launched in Zombo in April 2017. In 2016, CCFU embarked on an Oral History Documentation project to support the preservation of the oral history of three indigenous minority groups. The Lendu community in Zombo was selected as one of the three partners on this project.
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We make our own musical instruments – Heritage club

We make our own musical instruments – Heritage club

April 17-18, 2017, CCFU conducted support visits to heritage clubs in Nebbi and Arua. The main objective was to ascertain the progress of activities as outlined in the heritage education toolkit, motivate young people in the clubs and publicise the 2017 heritage competition for youth.
This is part of the

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National Coalition on Indigenous Minority Groups formed

National Coalition on Indigenous Minority Groups formed

 
In 2012, CCFU initiated a programme to enhance the cultural rights of indigenous minority groups (IMGs) and worked directly with the Ik, Benet and Bamba, Babwisi, Bavanoma. Three policy briefs highlighting the status of their cultural rights revealed common concerns in respect to identity and recognition; education and language;

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World Heritage Day 2017

What have you done to protect Uganda’s rich cultural heritage?
See our work towards protecting Kampala’s historical buildings and sites promoting heritage education for young people, cultural entrepreneurship, supporting community museums and advocacy for a conducive policy environment.
World Heritage Day is celebrated on 18 April every year. In spite

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The 2016 Heritage Competition: young people awarded

The 2016 Heritage Competition: young people awarded

The ceremony brought together about 120 people, including representatives from government, academic and religious institutions and civil society; cultural heritage promoters; the media; students, teachers and well-wishers, to witness the awarding of 13 winners of the 2016 National Heritage Competition at the Uganda Museum, in Kampala.
The Annual Heritage Competition

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CCFU launches the “Culture in Development” Training Guide

CCFU launches the “Culture in Development” Training Guide

The “Culture in Development” Training Guide (second edition) has been produced by the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU). This was launched on 1st April 2016 by Prof. Peter Kanyandago (a cultural enthusiast) of Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi.
The guide is meant to enable trainers and development workers acquire hands-on knowledge

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