The France-Uganda Friendship week is on

PUBLISHED — 23-Mar-2017

The France-Uganda Friendship week consists of a series of events taking place from 18th March (Day of Francophonie) until 25th March (Concert and Football match).

  • Week of 20th-25th March 2017: attempted agenda
    • FRANCOPHONIE: 18th March
      One day dedicated to Francophonie. In collaboration with other francophone embassies. Music, exhibition, dances etc – from 1pm to 11pm
      Shared concern for environment. Eco-tourism. Protection of wildlife. Visibility on media. Films, exhibitions. Event at Residence
    • FOOD: “Good France”: 21st March
      The event Good France is a worldwide event promoting the French fine dining. On that day, the Food TV show led by Chef Henry on NTV will turn into a challenge between a French and a Uganda Chef.
      In the evening, a fine dinner is organized at the Sheraton with a meal cooked by both Chefs, at the end of which the best version of the starter, main course and dessert will be elected.
    • ACADEMICS: 22nd March
      Radio shows, filmed and aired on TV too. At Makerere University. Two debates: Youth and Politics; Media and Politics – from 1pm to 4pm
    • DEFENSE/SECURITY: 23rd March
      Celebration of friendship at Residence. UPDF, Police, Defense Attachés, French Military football teams, Cranes.
    • SPORTS: 24th March
      Sports in schools. Visits to places targeted for charity.
    • MUSIC AND FOOTBALL: 25th March
      Major event at Mandela Stadium. Football match Cranes/French Military Team. Concert of Ugandan artists and French-speaking artists : Navio; Bebe Cool; Sheebah; Eddy Kenzo; Kongoloko; DJ BBrave (France); DJ Kampire; Buganda Cultural Ensemble ; Nilotika – from 11am to 11pm

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