Dear partiers, this might not be good news for you. This years edition of Kampala City Festival that had been scheduled to take place between 5th – 7th October 2018 has been cancelled.
This was revealed by Jennifer Musisi, the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) during a press conference at the KCCA Headquarters, City Hall.
“The purpose of the Kampala City Festival Presser is to inform you that we shall not have a street party this year,” Said Jennifer Musisi.
She later explained that this year’s Festival was cancelled to Focus on Social Services, on actually implementing projects to improve schools and health centers in the Capital.
“We shall focus all our sponsor’s contributions to the CSR cause. Improving our health centers and removing asbestos from our city schools. All sponsorships will go towards #CSR including removal of residual Asbestos roofs and further improvement of City UPE schools.
We shall start with re-roofing Nakivubo Blue and Nakivubo Settlement Primary Schools and also build a maternity ward at KCCA Kiswa HC, in Nakawa Division to support Kampala mothers to access nearby health services,” She further explained.
The Kampala City Festival had become the biggest street party in East Africa, attracting multitudes to Kampala every October to celebrate culture, unity and social life.
Since its inception seven years ago, every first week of October, Kampala becomes animated with flamboyant sights, vibrant sounds & lively rhythms in concert with an array of floats winding through the streets with dancers on show as they spin, whirl & twirl to mesmeric beats of celebration along the festival route revealing all facets that uniquely depict profusion of brilliant culture and social life.
The KCCA management promised to refund those who had paid for the stalls before.