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Zambogo wins cultural gala at Ndejje University

By Victoria Nampala, Jacquiline Nakandi

Added 13th April 2017 05:56 PM

The 14 cultural groups from different regions participated in the event with the Bugwere students Association participating for the first time.

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Zambogo students during the cultural performance

Bombo, Luweero and nearby communities witnessed cultural dances folk songs, poems and drama from different parts of the country during a cultural gala at Ndejje University.

The gala attracted about 14 cultural groups that battled it out at the University Hall as judges struggled to pick out the best.

 Rwanda students doing Kinyarwanda


The epic performance put up during the gala aroused wild chants and jubilation from the die-hard tribesmen.

The 14 cultural groups from different regions participated in the event with the Bugwere students Association participating for the first time. Of the 14 associations that showcased their cultures, Northern Uganda students and Nkobazambogo each scooped overall 265 points hence making the two winners of this 5th Cultural gala

The Baganda Nkobazambogo was once again kings of tradition at Ndejje University’s annual cultural gala 2017 alongside Northern Uganda students' Associations.

 Students from northern Uganda put up a strong performance

Wilfred Kato Muhumuza, the Dean of students and Druci Taban the Guild President were also applauded for a great job done for putting a spirited organization of this year’s cultural gala.

 Bunyoro cultural dance

While announcing the results, the judge Dr. Andrew Kambumba, who also doubles as a senior lecturer at the college of performing arts, Makerere University, said the points were fetched from folklore songs, traditional poetry, tradition music, dance and drama as well as use of instruments on the stage.

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