Students in International Cultural Competition



KAMPALA – International university students are scheduled to compete in a cultural show to display the Africa’ rich culture in Kampala over the weekend.

According to Ms Pamella Magino, the marketing and recruitment specialist, Victoria University, the International day is where students from thirteen African countries engage in activities to promote cultural norms and uphold values of their different nationalities.

The cultural event on the theme: the diversity of Victoria University celebrating culture as one at the university is scheduled on Saturday November 9th, 2019, Ms Magino told Uganda Vanguard a day before the event.

“The International day is important to create a sense of unity. So we celebrate this day to recognize the different nationalities we have at Victoria University. This is where students’ engage in activities to promote cultural norms and uphold values of their different nationalities,” he said.

She further explained, “The students from thirteen countries will be showing food, dance, lifestyle and language from their mother counties from 8:00am to 6:00pm.”

Ms Magino said, the third cultural event was last year won by Ghana and Eritrea.

The Dean Faculty of Health Sciences Mr. Kevin Nwanna, former Guild President Mariah Peggy Nabunya and Noel Remasu currently IT Manager and are lined up as judges among others.

“They will be considering best dress, dance and food plus the best speech. Winner will be awarded

Prizes,” she added.

Ms Magino said participating countries on the continent once described as a ‘dark continent’ include Uganda, South Sudan, Nigeria, Eritrea, Rwanda, Kenya, DR Congo, among others.

“Expected attendees include school career masters plus Education Attaches of Embassies of participating countries,” she said.



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