Uganda Waragi’s biggest party lived to its billing on Saturday night as Kampala joined the rest of the world to welcome the New Year.
The UG Mix Dance Party, which has become a Kampala tradition, celebrated its 15th anniversary on December 31, 2016. The annual event was hosted at The Sheraton Kampala Hotel and attracted thousands of revelers.
City events promoter, Balaam Barugahare promised that this year’s edition of the party would be bigger and better than last. The UG Mix Dance Party was a testament of how much his events company has grown over the years – it did not disappoint.
When Maddox Ssematimba walked on stage, he blew the merry makers off with his hits. Namagembe had the entire crowd on their feet, with people singing along to the lyrics word for word. Then came Mesach Ssemakula with his Nyimbire Omutanda.
The performances from Bebe Cool, Sheebah Karungi, Bobi Wine, Nince Henry, Jose Chameleone and a few upcoming artists were on point. The aura was electrifying.
The Uganda Waragi cocktails were flowing. Even the comedians, who were a new invention to the party kept the audience laughing out so heartily as they counted down to the new year.
The crowd was comprised of all ages, races and colors. Young and old came together to witness the new beginnings.
Speaking on behalf of Uganda Breweries Limited that has sponsored the event over the years under its flagship spirit brand, Uganda Waragi; Roy Ronald Tumwizere thanked their consumers for being loyal throughout 2016 and pledged that 2017 promised even better things. “We are all very excited about the new year.
And we are thrilled that we can give Kampala an experience like this as history is being made. Uganda Waragi is the spirit that truly binds us. This is what we love to do.’ The party went till after 1:00am.