The Story surrounding the viral ‘Omwavu’.
In Uganda, Kermit the Frog Cartoon has been named ‘Omwavu’ meaning a poor person,and it has become viral on social media with some companies using it to advertise,as many social media users enjoy ‘Omwavu’ trend.
Omwavu issue started mid 2019 and trended till late November 2019 with #OmwavuWaKufaYarabi (a twitter hash tag meaning that a poor person is to die for sure, expressing concerns of a common man in Uganda and other trending affairs around the world,including when singer Rema left Eddy Kenzo and married Hamza). Omwavu has again trended as early as this – (2020-30 decade).
This Cartoon is known as Kermit the Frog,a Muppet (foolish) character and Jim Henson’s best-known creation introduced in 1955. Kermit serves as the straight man protagonist of numerous Muppet productions,most notably Sesame Street.
James Maury Henson was an American puppeteer,animator, cartoonist, actor,inventor,filmmaker,and screenwriter who achieved worldwide notice as the creator of The Muppets and Fraggle Rock;and as the director of The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth.
He is remembered of TV shows like The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, Sesame Street,and others, plus books like It’s Not Easy Being Green: and Other Things to Consider, and others.
The Muppet Show was a fantastic medley of sweet and mischievous, including Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, produced a weekly variety show with a range of famous guests.
Cartoons have continued to dominate in the media,in various concepts especially acting and advertising.
Report by Aaron Ainomugisha https://twitter.com/AaronAinomugis3