On 6th December 2018 at the Uganda National Museum, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) awarded 14 winners of the 2018 National Heritage Competition.
With support from the European Union, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) has recognized and unveiled commemorative plaques on notable historical sites in Kampala, Jinja and Entebbe.
Divided for about seven decades, North and South Korea together won their first international recognition of Korean traditional wrestling as one of the world’s cultural treasures on 26th November 2018.
Kabale University hosted a public lecture on intangible cultural heritage. This was in partnership with CCFU on a project supported by UNESCO to promote Intangible Cultural Heritage education in higher institutions of learning in Uganda. This project is being run in four Universities in Uganda
A training of photographers and researchers on basics and specifics of historic buildings documentation has been finalized. The training was designed to understand the context of historical buildings in the 3 cities and explore photo-documentation tools and pre-test them; and clarify the research agenda.
On 24th May 2018 at Mayor’s Parlour, KCCA Premises, CCFU held the 3rd National Cultural Heritage Awarding ceremony. The Heritage Awards aims at raising awareness about the importance of safeguarding national cultural heritage for future generations.
This year the Foundation will recognise individuals/institution in the 2018 National Cultural Heritage Awards through social recognition, publicity and a cash prize at a national event in Kampala.
The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) has received support (mostly from UNESCO) for a 3-year project. The project aims at raising awareness of the management and academic staff in 4 universities in Uganda on the relevance of intangible cultural heritage in Uganda’s current development context…
This research seeks to answer the following questions: “Are there cultural values, principles and conservation mechanisms practices and indigenous knowledge associated with the conservation of the great apes and their natural environment in existence in Uganda?” …