The annual Oktoberfest event at Cricket Oval this past Saturday evening offered a delightful surprise that sent revelers on a nostalgic journey. The night’s main performers, Koheen Jayce, Cindy, and Jose Chameleone, certainly left their mark, but the unexpected appearance of Tanzanian veteran artiste TID added an unforgettable twist.
TID, who once dominated the charts in the early 20s and was a familiar face on East African TV with hits like “Nyota Yako,” “Zeze,” and “Siamini,” graced the Ugandan event alongside Jose Chameleone. TID not only made an appearance but also took the stage to perform two songs, including his iconic “Siamini.” To the surprise of many in the crowd, only a few recognized the legendary artiste, even after Chameleone’s introduction.
Jose Chameleone delivered a stunning performance, captivating the audience with songs like “Kuma Obwesigwa,” “Wale Wale,” “Forever,” “Baliwa,” and “Valu Valu,” among others. However, it was Cinderella Sanyu who stole the spotlight as the woman of the moment. Despite performing last, she engaged the audience with her vibrant energy and mesmerizing dance routines, with her dancers perfectly synchronizing their moves to her songs, including “Boom Party,” “Still Standing,” “Ndi Mukodo,” and “Copy Cat.”
Earlier in the evening, despite a modest turnout, the audience maintained an infectious jovial mood throughout the event. They enjoyed the diverse DJ mixes played during artist intervals, ensuring that no one ever felt bored.