The newly elected and sworn in Lubaga South Member of Parliament (MP), Hon Kato Lubwama will be the Chief Guest as Uganda joins the rest of the World to celebrate the World Culture Day.
The local celebrations, which are going to be celebrated under the theme; “Celebrating our Cultural Diversity: The role of culture in creating peace and unity for sustainable development” will be conducted at the Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) – National Theatre on 21, May, 2016.
“As the custodian of Culture in Uganda, It is mandatory that we celebrate this day. This is a very important day to us as an institution,” said Francis Peter Ojede the Executive Director UNCC. “We are organizing this event under the theme “Celebrating our Cultural Diversity: The role of Culture in creating peace and Unity for sustainable development”
The Public Relations Officer of UNCC, Mr Robert Musiitwa, said choosing Hon Lubwama, one of Uganda’s leading actors as the Chief Guest for World Culture Day is a sign that UNCC recognizes artistes and supports art and culture.
“We decided to have Hon Lubwama as our Guest of Honour to demonstrate the importance of artists to us and the special role they play in our society. Currently, many upcoming artistes are looking at him as their role model,” Mr Musiitwa said.