By Alfred Byenkya
The Imara Girls Festival 2023 was successfully held at Kati Kati Restaurant, Lugogo on Saturday, September 16, 2023.
The all-girls event was aimed at amplifying the voices of young girls in the country with the purpose of connecting them with their role models and also help them engage in interactive sessions.
The all-day event gave an an opportunity to women to exhibit their art and crafts, innovations and other services that they do to earn a living.
Held under the theme Interrogating The Diversity of Spaces for Women in Politics, Economics, Arts, and Business, the event was attended by Miss Uganda Hannah Karema Tumukunde and other regional beauty queens that contested with her during the Miss Uganda 2023 search competitions.
Solome Nakaweesi, the board chairperson at Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE), said the proceeds from the event will be used to build the Imara Women Centre that will be located in Kasangati town council in Wakiso district
Some of the female artistes that performed at the event included Laika Music, Martha Mukisa and Gabie Ntaate.