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?” …
Read about the 2017 Heritage Competition for young people and the International Heritage Competition where young people were later awarded prizes for showcasing their heritage through illustrations and short video clips respectively. Ilustrations were used to design the 2017 cultural heritage calendar.
The renovated Royal Tomb of Omukama Kyebambe Nyamutukura III, the 19th Babiito King of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom was officially handed over to the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom by the Kibaale District Heritage Development Project Committee. The renovation of the tomb was supported by CCFU.
On Tuesday 7 November 2017, CCFU launched two practical handbooks on using Acholi culture to promote women’s rights and empowerment. Written in the English and Acholi languages, the handbooks are entitled, “My Rights as a Woman or Girl – What does Acholi culture say?” and “Promoting Women’s Rights as Defined by Acholi Culture – A cultural leaders’ handbook” .