Acholi Chiefdom Hunting UGX 400 Million for Cultural Festival
- Acholi chiefdom is hunting for 400 million Shillings for its first annual cultural festival slated for December this year. According to the organizers, the event will be used to showcase Acholi cultural cuisines, dances and fashions among others.
Irene Atek, the Treasurer of the Central organizing committee, says the festival is expected to attract sons and daughters of Acholi living and working in the diaspora.She says the festival provides a maiden opportunity for documenting the culture of the Acholi people, recovery of the lost values and practices.
Launching a fundraising drive for the festival yesterday, the Acholi Paramount chief, David Onen Achana II, said the festival is instrumental for searching the dignity and glory of the Acholi ethnic group.