1 day culture tour, encounter with different cultures within Uganda. Uganda is part of the East African cultures with unique culture heritages. There regions in Uganda with kingdoms including Busoga, Buganda, Toro, Bunyoro and many more. Ugandans are unique, hospitable from diversity of rich culture of their lifestyle; each tribe has its own traditional dances. The Banyankole have a performance of Kitagururo dance, the Banyoro there have Runyege, Acholi have Otole and Bwora dances. The Alur people from west Nile have Agwal dance, Bagisu have the Impala dance this takes place during the circumcision ceremonies, and we have the Karamajongs, the Batwa who first lived in the forests and many more.
When you travel to Uganda have an opportunity to Tour the culture and eco-tourism in Uganda to learn about another culture away from your home.
Uganda has traditions that are expressed through a wide range of arts and crafts that are made from papyrus reeds, wood and local materials. The crafts include black smith, beaded jewellery, and wood carvings. All the crafts can be found in villages, craft /gift shops, Hotels, lodges. Urban galleries, National Theatre craft market. When you travel to Uganda consider taking a culture visit tour to different destinations.
The drum is a common instrument around Africa, the drum symbolizes African culture. The drum is made from animal skins of goats, cows and many more.
The use of drums:
The drums are used to send massage or communicate to the audience.
The drums are used in traditional worship, funeral rites, ritual ceremonies, circumcision, king installation, circumcision ceremonies, culture encounter ,Dedication ceremonies, Twins ceremonies, weddings, introductions’, traditional dances, entertainment and many more. The drums have different drumming techniques that are used by each culture/tribe. There different culture sites in Uganda including Buganda Royal Tomb, and many more cultural sites.
CULTURE SITES IN UGANDA
Kasubi Tombs, these are Royal Tombs in located 5 kilometers from Kampala the capital city of Uganda. The tombs are located on top of the Kasubi hill. The Kasubi Tombs are important in the culture of Buganda Kingdom.
The location of the Buganda kingdom is a dome like shape. The tombs are respected with royalty .the Tombs are worthy a visit while in Uganda.
The Sezibwa falls.
The falls are spiritual sites where unique culture of Baganda people is held. The place has been a favorite spot for Buganda kings. The falls are found in Mukono off to the border of Kyagwe and Bugerere kingdom, in the eastern part of the Buganda kingdom.
The Sezibwa falls is a place where the former kings Mutasa11 and Mwanga who were both former kings of the Buganda kingdom “tied “twins .other than culture significance ,the waterfalls are the location for rock climbing, healing site, bird watching, culture dances and waterfalls.
The Tombs are found in Hoima, the Tombs are located on Hoima ,Masindi Road. The Tombs are the burial grounds for the kings of the Bunyoro kingdom. The tombs are grave yards for the “Omukama” the kings of Bunyoro. The tomb is where the grave of Omukama Kabarega was buried; he was one of the culture leaders in Uganda.
Bigo bya Mugenyi, Ntusi.
The site of Bigo bya Mugenyi Ntusi are located in Mubende district and holds the Bachwezi‘s numerous earthworks and other related kingdoms.
Namugongo shrines: the shrines this where the martyrs shrines are located in Uganda. It’s at this place where the twenty martyrs were brutally executed by the orders of the Kabaka mwanga 11 for their belief in the 1886 and its this same place where the catholic pilgrims gather for the remembrance of the Ugandan martyrs.
Bakers Fort in Patiko:
The fort is located 32 kilometers north town of Gulu the largest city in the northern part of Uganda in Patiko Sub County. The fort was founded by Sir Samuel Baker.
The Tombs are located in Fort Portal, along Kasese road 5km from Kasese town the Tombs are burial places for Rukidi 111 and Kasagama.The Tombs are historical sites to the Toro Kingdom.
Other culture sites include
Nakayima Tree in Mubede District
Nyero Rock paintings in Ngora
Nkokenjeru Tombs in Kakiika
Namasole Baagalavaze Tombs and culture center.
Other culture entertainment center include
Ndere culture center and many more