THE BIGGEST sustainability event in Africa- The Green Festival- is back with a lineup of the biggest entertainers in Uganda.
On Sunday 11th September, the Green Festival will take place at the Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala. This event is organized by Uganda’s Little Hands Go Green a civil society organization that spearheads environmental conservation education among children.
Dj Roja and Slick Stuart are part of the lineup
The previous Green Festival has had the president of Uganda grace the event twice and planted a symbolic fruit tree with the children at Kololo airstrip making history as the first president to ever plant a tree at the place where Uganda got its independence.
The event that attracts a mammoth crowd of over 10,000 children and parents is aimed at enlightening the children on the values of conserving our environment through fun engaging activities. Having spent the period between February and August 2016 canvassing the schools, planting symbolic trees in these schools that stretch from Mityana to Jinja, Mbale,
gulu and Kampala and Mukono, the Green Festival will then be the ultimate celebration of the efforts of these children in greening up their country.
Kalifah will be one of the performers
Aside from the massive fun activities for both children and their parents, there will also be exhibitors who will share with the children the different and fun ways to protect their environment. Some of the exhibitors include schools science projects, Nature Uganda, Chimpanzee Sanctuary, NEMA among others.
The entertainment will feature talent exhibitions from the attending children in fashion shows, dancing, poetry, singing among many others. There will be guest performances from, Triplets commonly known as the Sitya Loss Kids, Khalifa Aganaga, Mun G and music played all through by award winning deejay duo Dj Slick Stuart and Dj Roja, Dj Mercy.
The Green Festival as a family fun fare festival will start at 9am and close at 6pm. Entrance is just 10k for kids and free for parents.