He is Uganda’s fast rising entertainment guru, today we bring you who Richard Ssebadduka aka Flava is. Read on.. Richard Ssebadduka aka Mr. Flava is an entertainment entrepreneur based in Kampala whose passion for the entertainment business started in 2005 as a manager for stage performing artistes such as dancers, musicians and managing models in Uganda.
He has worked with musicians in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and other parts of the world in promoting their music and coordinating their events and concerts across East Africa.
On the side of the pageantry industry he has been part of various beauty pageants as an organizer, coordinator and sometimes as a main judge to select the winner during the grand finale. In 2014 he organised the biggest brand awards events in East Africa dubbed SUPERBRANDS EAST AFRICA AWARDS 2014 which brought all the top brands together from across East Africa.
The event took place at Kampala Serena hotel in Uganda officiated by the vice president of Uganda His Excellence Edward Ssekandi. In 2015 he was appointed the the National coordinator for MISS TOURISM UGANDA a pageant that promotes domestic tourism and culture across the world.
Miss Tourism competition which Flava was part of as the organiser
This year, he became the National Director for MISS UNITED NATIONS-UGANDA appointed by the president of UNITED NATIONS PAGEANTS Worldwide with headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica. He’s also to organise TOP MODEL OF THE WORLD Uganda this year a beauty pageant that promotes models worldwide to explore and discover the global modeling opportunities.
His Company SPOTLYTE AFRICA is divided into three divisions ie SPOTLYTE MUSIC AFRICA, SPOTLYTE EVENTS AFRICA and SPOTLYTE MODEL AFRICA with each handling a different role and activities in the global entertainment business. Only sky is the limit for Mr. Flava whose translation for the Mr. Flava name means multi talented person.
Flava with some of the ushers
Mr Flava chose to bring Miss United Nations to Uganda because he would like to do Charity projects in communities, Empower the Youth with Developmental skills and Mentoring, Offer my Voluntary service, Community Service, Professional Development. “I believe that my values align with Miss United Nations organization mission. I am a driven person who is passionate about making a difference in my country and around the world. My focus is on youth development, people’s health and education in Uganda,” he said.
“I believe that in bringing young people to compete for Miss United Nations Crown, the platform will allow them to share their passion for charity and expand it to impact and change millions of people around the world. I am honored to have this opportunity as the national director for Miss United Nations Uganda and special mission for the African continent,” he added.