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FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OF UGANDA'S INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATED IN NEW YORK

Monday, 16th October 2017
55 th Independence Celebrated in New York City,

Ugandans in New York, friends of Uganda kicked off the weekend with a very vibrant and colourful celebration of the 55th Independence.

The entire occasion was on the backdrop of Uganda's traditional music and dance performed by the Caroline Youth Group that traveled from Boston, display of Uganda's traditional attires ,refreshments and socialization by members of the Uganda community in New York, representatives of other missions of other countries and the United Nations in New York.

Among the special guests were representatives of an Organization that works with Orphans in Uganda , whose parents succumbed to HIV, they engage and the children's faculties through art (paintings) to  understand their feeling and develop their stories. The art pieces treasured and displayed to other philanthropist

Ambassador Adonia Ayebare(Dr.)  explained the above as the reason for holding the occasion out of Uganda house which has limited space compared to the attendance.
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