State House Gives Away UGx 18Billion to Musicians in Uganda

Posted on Nov 27, 2019
By Sean Musa Carter
  • Like us on Facebook:
  •      
1,368 Views

Entertainment

Latest reports Blizz Uganda has received confirm how the Ugandan Govermnent has allocated UGx 18Billion to the art and entertainment industry as a way of boosting and supporting the talented ones.

The Entertainment and Art industry is set to receive 18 Billion Uganda Shillings from the government to help Ugandan musicians acquire more knowledge in writing and composing songs /poetry and other works that promote the cultural values of Uganda as a country.

The State Minister For Gender Peace Mutuzo has revealed this move by the government. However, how this money will be equally shared to all the artistes remain a question for another day.

According to State Minister for Gender Peace Mutuzo said that the money is intended to help musicians get professional training in writing and composing songs, poems, videos and other forms of work that will promote Uganda’s cultures, as well as using a sum of it to enforce the copyright law that will protect their work.

“We know that this is peanuts but we want to begin from there. We want the artistes to come together so they can benefit from the money,” Mutuzo said.

Mutuzo said that they have finalised the first stage of the strategic plan and forwarded it to the ministry of Finance to review its financial implication.

Read the article below:

Get Updates about COVID-19 in Uganda Click here 4 more


Related Stories

Loading...

Latest News

Loading...

NEWLY ADDED SONGS

Mugole
Mugole
Eddy Kenzo

548 plays | 448 Downloads

Go Down
Go Down
Nisay P

61 plays | 54 Downloads

Mr. President
Mr. President
Big Eye Starboss

145 plays | 128 Downloads

Bwobayo
Bwobayo
Radio & Weasel

149 plays | 154 Downloads

Mpulira
Mpulira
Iryn Namubiru

288 plays | 388 Downloads

Luyi
Luyi
George Willdive

123 plays | 58 Downloads

VIEW ALL

About usAdvertise with usContact usJobsPrivacy • Copyright ¬©Blizz Uganda 2020

X