The US Mission in Uganda in partnership with Breakdance Project Uganda (BPU) have organized a series of events in Kampala, Jinja, Masaka, and Mukono between 2nd and 15th this month dubbed Arts Envoy with a major aim of developing the arts industry in Uganda through mentoring the youth from promotional strategy to copyright issues, music concerts and Arts Forums.
Events kicked off on Saturday August 4th in Jinja with the Jinja Hip-Hop Explosion and fun is still ongoing with an Arts Forum on Thursday August 9th at the square place in Kampala and a music concert will be held on Saturday, August 11th at YMCA, Wandegeya.
The activities include training in music management and promotion, studio collaborations, tackling challenges like copyright and gender, earning from creativity, mental health and wellbeing, building brands and business. Also to mention is that; mentorship sessions are open to all the youth interested in learning.
Performances in Jinja