The Bakiga Nation event has overtime evolved to a full-fledged and most attended cultural social event in the nostalgic sighs of Kampala
Graced by hundreds and hundreds of Bakiga as well as their well-wishers and cultural affiliates from other tribes graced the social event at Naguru Hilltop Sunday afternoon
Dubbed ‘Rukundo Egumeho” – to mean “Let Love Prevail”- the 5th Edition set a record attendance of over 8,000 people ensuing a thrill of a series of activities – games, emigane(storytelling), shaku shaku (riddles & proverbs), networking, e’Kizino(kakitari dance), okweshongora(music) and cultural socialising and so much more.
Besides the fun-packed activities, the event was furnished with Obushera, Entuiriire , Omuramba drinks, the ginormous Shumbusha – handcrafted Samosas- prepared by Karecera, and Obubanda (pancakes) climaxing the Kikiga experience.
This Edition of the Bakiga nation was proudly powered by Pepsi Cola, Bell Lager and NBS Television.
Demand for a bigger venue was revealed at the Sunday event as many people flock the event to relive the experience courtesy of the Love prevalence – Rukundo Egumeho
“Subsequently more people travel from all over the nation to grace the fun-filled festival, a bigger venue will be considered ensuing a deliberation on many factors. Overtime the attendance has grown bigger” said James Byaruhanga, co-founder of Bakiga Nation.
The festival is organised by very energetic, animated and dedicated youths with huge passion bringing people together lead by Owen Bigombe, the Bakiga Nation team lead.