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Artists of all disciplines are invited to submit their applications – Applications are accepted until 30th April 2019


The Bayimba International Festival of the Arts is undoubtedly Uganda’s number one festival. The four-day Bayimba International Festival of the Arts has become an important benchmark for the consumption of the finest Arts. Every first week of August, Lunkulu Island off the shores of Lake Victoria comes alive with a multiple feast of Music, Dance, Poetry, Storytelling, Acrobatics, Theatre, Film, and Visual Arts from renowned and upcoming Artists.
Since its first edition in 2008, a wide variety of known and upcoming Artists from Uganda, East Africa and beyond have performed at the different stages of the Bayimba International Festival of the Arts. The 12th edition of this acclaimed festival is scheduled to take place from 1st to 4th August 2019 at Lunkulu Island, Mukono, Uganda, bringing to life a true experience of the Arts in all its forms.

Lunkulu Island is easily reached by road from Kampala (42 km) and Jinja (60 km) while it will also be reachable by boat

Mark the first week of August in your calendars!

‒ Artists APPLY NOW ‒


Lunkulu Island | 0°10’34.9″N 32°53’09.2″E

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