By Samuel Opio
This eighth edition of Iteso Heritage Festival is celebrated under the theme “Unity a key to peace and Development.” These celebrations were held at Boma grounds in Kumi District.
The Teso Heritage Day celebrations brings together Iteso from the regions of Teso, Karamoja, Turkana in Kenya and other areas to forge unity and celebrate their rich culture through dance and folk singing.
This event was graced by President Museveni as a chief guest who told the jubilant crowds In his address that in order to have a strong Africa, modernity should be mixed with tradition.
Museveni also congratulated the people of Teso Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda for uniting and creating linkages between the people of Africa from Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Congo through the cultural celebrations they hold.
Below are some of the amazing pictures from the event.