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UNAA Causes | Uganda Festival New York Labor Day Weekend Convention Pictorial

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Posted September 10, 2015 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in top_feature_two ~ 49,963 views

     

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Ugandan Diaspora News — The UNAA Causes Convention dubbed Uganda Festival New York 2015 edition was held at the Downtown Marriott Hotel on the southern banks of Manhattan Island from the 4th – 6th September labor day weekend.

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The 3 day event drew participants from Uganda, Europe, Canada, South Africa including the leading States that are home to the biggest concentration of Ugandans in the United States namely Massachusetts, California, Colorado, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, New York, Georgia and Washington State.

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Among the main highlights were a soccer match, picnic on Randell island, a Spirit of New York boat cruise on the Hudson river and some great entertainers that included Dr. Jose Chameleon, Eddie Kenzo and Juliana Kanyomozi among others.

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Also in attendance were UNAA elders and some past UNAA Presidents – Mr. Alexander Zabassajja, Mr. Francis Ssenoga, UNAA die-hards Mr. Benon Mukasa, Dr. Fred Kalema-Musoke, Mr. Moses Kalemba, Mrs. Brenda Kalema-Kiberu, UNAA San Francisco Convention Chairman Mr. Ssalongo Kaddu, UNAA Boston Convention Chairman Mr. James Serumaga, The Chair of the Ugandan Colorado Community in Denver, Ugandan Seattle community members and UNAA Council representatives from 2013-2015 and lots of other Ugandan diaspora communities were ably represented at the Uganda festival this year!

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Ugandan Diaspora News attended the 3 day event and now brings you some of the highlights in pictures. All photos appear courtesy of Ronnie Mayanja. Please note the gallery covers 7 pages with over 300 images!


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    Edson Snoogy

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