It is a no-brainier that societies are usually identified by their heritage. Typical African societies are defined by an abundant cultural heritage reason why culture should be preserved and valued at all costs.
On Saturday May 12th, the curtains finally came down in Kampala, for the Akogo Festival after several weeks of enthusiastic preparations and commitment for the cultural Fest.
It was a fascinating experience as different groups showcased their Talents through music, dance and drama to the judge and a huge audience that attended.
Akogo festival started way back in 2013 and has seen many new developments throughout the episodes, 2017/2018 Fest started with the auditions across Teso sub region (Kumi, Soroti, Amuria, Kaberamaido, Katakwi, Pallisa, and Serere.)
Out of 23 selected groups that participated at the festival held in Soroti December 16th 2017, 3 top winners namely; Abarilela, Soroti Municipality and Kodukul walked away with 2.5, 1.5 and 1Million shillings respectively.
It was another thrilling experience as thousands from all the corners flocked the Akogo Festival on Saturday
Reaching City Royal Hotel- Bugolobi premises gave you a picture of how Iteso are incredibly talented and creative.
This was indeed a day of fun as Iteso enjoyed another beautiful moment together as they danced, ate, mingled and gulped drinks at the Akogo annual festival.