Entertainment
10 artistes perform at Twaweza concerts
Publish Date: Mar 26, 2014
10 artistes perform at Twaweza concerts
Fans join Coco Finger on stage at Agip Motel in Mbarara, Friday. Photo/Eddie Ssejjoba
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Eddie Ssejjoba

Over 10 artistes have signed up to perform at the ‘Ni Sisi’ Concerts organized at regional venues with an intention of mobilizing the public mainly the youth to ‘talk less and act now’.

Coco Finger, Big Eye, Gift of Kaddo, Rockie Giant, Gravity Omutujju,Vampino alias Vamposs, Diva singer Irene Ntale, Santana, comedian Kelele and others have excited crowds in Masaka, Mbarara and Mbale with their classic show of talent.

Rockie Giant performs in Mbarara. Photos/Eddie Ssejjoba

 Mobilized by Jenkins Mukasa, the musicians who travel in a bus together as a group moved the crowds at the three venues with high sound music by Steve Jean of the Fenon Entertainment.
 

The shows, free to the public are sponsored by Twaweza Foundation, the Swahiri word ‘we can make it happen’. It is driving a community campaign with a slogan, ‘Ni Sisi’, which means ‘change is me. You. Us’.
 

The campaign promotes the idea that citizens can bring about change themselves, rather than waiting for the government, politicians, donors or nongovernmental organizations to do it for them.

Fans in Masaka dance at the Ni Sisi concert

At the shows, the artists pose to relay a message to the audience, reminding them of their duties and obligations to speak out, act and help each other over issues that concern them other than waiting for others to come and do everything for them.

Jenkins says the artists were selected because have music that is inspiring tomainly the young generation who can learn a lot from them and make a positive contribution to their respective communities.
 

Local talents were also allowed to perform before the big artistes came on stage.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
I call upon one fan to occupy my seat while I am on leave - Luswata
Urban TV’s gossip queen Mary Luswata will be missing in action for two weeks....
David Lutalo: I resisted running after girls
A married man and a father of two, David Lutalo is one of the celebrated musicians in Uganda and in an interview with New Vision, the artiste of the Kapapala fame opens up to his life....
Big Brother twists puzzle housemates
The sight of ex-Big Brother Africa housemates on Sunday brought back by Biggie to compete against the Hotshots somehow sent chills coursing down the their spines, especially Uganda’s Ellah....
Denzel back to Big Brother House
It is a twist that excited Africans soon after the evictions of Malawi’s Mr.265 and South Africa’s Samantha last night in the on-going Big Brother Africa Hotshots reality TV show....
Solange Knowles weds video director
Solange Knowles is known for her fashion as much as her music, and her weekend wedding didn't disappoint....
Miss Uganda flagged off for miss world
Miss Uganda, Leah Kalanguka, is set to travel to London on November 19 to represent the country in the 63rd edition of Miss World beauty pageant....
Should workers be subjected to a 4% Health Insurance Tax??
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter