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University academic staff on a tour to Igongo Cultural Centre and Museum
In 2017 the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda embarked on a journey to introduce heritage education in institutions of higher learning with a UNESCO-funded 2-year project which resulted in Cultural Heritage Studies being introduced in 4 Universities. The universities include Kabale University, Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi, Kyambogo University and the Islamic University In Uganda – Mbale....
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CCFU conducted a 3-day capacity building training for 45 teachers who have been serving as volunteer patrons for heritage clubs from across the country. The training took place from the 5th to 7th of June 2024 at the Eureka Place Hotel in Kampala. The aim of the training was to equip teachers with skills to...
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The National dialogue on chimpanzee conservation – using culture and community resources, 6th June 2024 The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) has organised a national level stakeholders’ dialogue that will focus on presenting emerging chimpanzee conservation issues from grassroots conservationists in Rwenzori and Bunyoro and devising conservation strategies; and creating a platform for dialogue between...
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The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) in partnership with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and financial support from TotalEnergies EP Uganda unveiled two facilities on the 23rd of May 2023 that will serve as craft shops and offices for communities neighbouring Murchison Falls National Park. The beneficiary communities are Pakwach Art and Crafts Association (PACA),...
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Introduction and call for nominations for the 6th National Heritage Awards 2024 Today, 21st May 2024, on the occasion of the World Culture Day, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda has launched the 6th National Heritage Awards and call for nominations, at the Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC – National Theatre) in Kampala. The event has...
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Uganda joins the international community of museums to commemorate International Museum Day. This day was established by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) in 1977 and it is observed globally on 18th May every year. This year’s celebrations are conducted under the international theme “Museums for Research and Education” aiming at pointing out museums as...
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Each year since 1977, the International Council of Museums organises the International Museum Day on 18th May, which presents a unique opportunity for both the international and national museum communities to engage their publics. The objective of the International Museum Day (IMD) is to raise awareness about the fact that, museums are an important means of...
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CCFU is documenting folk stories, songs, proverbs and riddles. The documentation exercise which commenced on the 23rd of April is aimed at easing the transmission of the Bagungu ways of lofe to the young generation by providing a reference material for teachers and other resource persons. The CCFU team during an interview with elders in...
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The North Karamoja Indigenous Minority Groups (IMG) platform, initially constituted by five groups – Ik, Nyangia, Ngokutio, Katibong, and Napore – has expanded to include additional groups such as Ngikuliak, So (also known as Tepeth), Ethur, and Kadama. Established eight years ago and registered with the Kaabong district local government, the platform aims to support...
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On the 13th of April, over 250 young people in 7 secondary school heritage clubs in Mbarara City participated in a competition which focused on traditional music, dance, songs and speeches. Schools that participated included; Kashaka Girls’, Birere, Lake Mburo, St. Paul Biharwe, Kashari, Sheema Girls’ and Masha Seed Secondary Schools.   The competition was...
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