Sun, September 10

Opening ceremony 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Performances by the EAC Partner States

Wed, September 13

Traditional Games

Fashion / East African Nite

Kololo Ceremonial Grounds

Thur, September 13

Visit to Cultural / Tourism Sites

Ministry of Tourism and UTB to guide


The 20th and 23rd meeting of the Council of East African Community (EAC) Ministers held in March and September 2012 respectively requested the EAC Secretariat to organise regular EAC Arts and Culture Festival in the EAC States on rotational basis.

First festival took place in Kigali Rwanda in February, 2013. Second festival took place at KICC Nairobi, Kenya between 2nd and 9th/ August, 2015.

The now branded JAMAFEST (Jumiya ya Afrika Mashariki Utamaduni) is hosted on a rational basis by each Partner State_ every two years

Uganda is slated to host JAMAFEST 2017

Jamafest Festival Adverts

Get Involved
Call for Papers Jamafest.pdf
Ministry of Gender hp.pdf