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ARTS: Wamala Tombs

A site of Buganda’s rich cultural heritage reflected in the diverse material culture | THE INDEPENDENT | A top a sprawling hill located in Nasanna- Wakiso district, in a small village  called Katooke, about 12km from Kampala, is the Wamala tombs.  This cultural site is burial ground of Buganda’s 29thKing, …

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A correlation with nature

Dr. Amanda Tumusiime takes on research and community outreach in latest project showcasing the relationship between art and nature. Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The so what question stands out every time one mentions they are an artist. “So what if you are an artist?” The question will often …

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Ugandan Artists and art

Art Book reveals Uganda’s cultural diversity through collected works by seasoned art collector Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Who’s collecting art in Uganda? This question that is recurrent at many art events across the country is answered with the book: Uganda Artists and Art which is on the market …

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A Hidden Treasure

Karimojong enduring attachment to their culture. Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Notwithstanding the social- cultural stereotype often attached to the Karamojong, a north- eastern ethnic group in Uganda, the group is privileged to preserve it’s distinct traditional norm and practices in the contemporary times. A visitor to Moroto and …

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