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Concert, Events
With 67 albums to his name, Tuku left quite the legacy.

This Sunday, February 17th, a tribute will take place to remember the legend himself. 
Performances by Myko Ouma, Charmant Mushaga and Joseph Sax. 
Organised by Fezah Entertainment.

Join us for an evening of acoustic music. 
Doors open at 7.00pm
Show starts at 8.00pm 

Tickets available at the Fezah Office @ Design Hub Kampala 
30k in advance
50k at the door 
100k VIP 
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Co-Creation, Events, Learning
 

Mango Tree Uganda is looking for Creative Talent! Are you a creative professional and can you use your skills to create positive impact? Then the challenge is something for you! 

Mango Tree is looking for: 

  • Content developers

  • Concept designers

  • Graphic Designers (for web and print and UX)

  • Illustrators and Animators

  • AV Designers (Video, photography and Audio)

Creative Talent Challenge Program 

09.00 – 10.00 Get to know Mango Tree and Design Hub Kampala
10.00 – 12.00 Crash course in Social Communication for the Grass roots
12.00 – 1.00 Explanation of the Challenge
1.00 – 4.00 “Show us what you got” Pitch 

The best creative talents in each category will be invited to the Master Class and will receive a freelance contract with Mango Tree. 

The challenge takes place at Design Hub, from 9.00am until 4.00pm. 

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Events, networking
Together with one of our inhouse companies, Mango Tree, Design Hub Kampala organises the Power Hour networking morning. Power Hour will give you the chance to learn more about the opportunities and services that Design Hub and its companies offer. At the same time, Power Hour provides a platform to meet other business, NGO executives and potential clients in Kampala over the joy of a fresh cup of coffee.

Join us for Power Hour and connect with other inspiring professionals. Free of charge and coffee is on the house! 

8.00am – 9.00am at the Design Café (restaurant area)
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Creative Talks, Events
The first Creative Talks session in 2019, hosted by KQ Hub and Design Hub Kampala. 

The topic of this Creative Talks is Feminism & Body Politics, with a panel of : 

– Esther Ruth Mbabazi – Professional Documentary Photographer
– Gloria Wavamunno – Founder Kampala Fashion Week 
– Arnold Aganze – Film Director 

4.00pm – 8.00pm 
Free of charge!
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Events, Exibitions

You are cordially invited to TUWAYE – ‘Let’s Talk’
an exhibition by Nabukenya Hellen

Opening reception: Friday 18th January 2019 5:00pm
Closing Sunday 20th January 2019

Born in 1983 in Jinja, Uganda, Hellen Nabukenya is a multifaceted visual artist whose work is inspired by the fashion world. She currently lives and works in Kampala. She was awarded a degree in textile decoration and styling from Kyambogo University. After her studies, she founded, with three other artists, ArtPunch Studio, an exhibition space and creative centre.

Hellen Nabukenya explores the frontier between art and artisanal crafts. Her works, monumental installations or colourful patchwork pieces with chaotic geometric forms, are made from textiles, recycled objects, acrylic paint and collage. Beyond the aesthetic and formal research that she conducts, Hellen Nabukenya introduces an interactive dimension to her work by encouraging the viewer to take up and debate certain political, economic or social topics, such as the vulnerability of female identity, while participating in the creative process of the work.

The work of Hellen Nabukenya has been shown in several exhibitions in Denmark, France and Uganda, where she participated in Kampala KLA Art, Kampala’s 2018 contemporary art festival, as well as the Africa Arts Kollective.

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Creative Talks, Events, networking
We are back from the Creative Talks Africa break hosted by KQ x Design Hub Kampala. These talks are curated in such a way that they foster Creative conversation and give a safe space for the Creative community to network, collaborate, share ideas, seek mentorship and have fun.

This month, on the theme of “Compassion & Curiosity” we are excited to be hosting Liz Kamugisha – Founder of Ngoma Jam Sessions Liz is a co-founder and drum circle facilitator of Ngoma Jam Sessions, which is a Community Drum Circle that meets every month for drum therapy, in Kampala Uganda.

Ngoma Jam Sessions was created as a safe space to release the stress of everyday life and bottled up emotions that we are not so open to discussing verbally, due to culture and stigma, through the structure of drum therapy and collaborative music creation.

Liz has hosted group drumming sessions with focus on mental health and the many scientifically proven therapeutic benefits of drumming, for 3 years, and has worked with various groups, ranging from corporate wellness retreats to young children with disabilities at developmental centers.

She aims to establish a structure which can be replicated in each town or village center, where drum troupes are able to hold drum circles for their communities, and apply this indigenous form of therapy, to encourage more community inclusion, harmony and wellbeing through using art as therapy.

NOTE: This is a FREE event. There will be some Coffee, Beers, BBQ– on sale.
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Events, Learning, networking
Gignite is a monthly workshop style event for Freelancers in Kampala.

This time we host the amazing @Aaron Musoke of Premier Advertising and Our Mystery Chef.

Both have successfully used the internet to get their gigs going.

They share heart to heart with us. Once the sharing is done of course you get to hang out with other freelancers and get your networks growing too.

Grab a fellow freelancer and let’s meet at Design Hub on 5th Street Bugolobi Industrial Area
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Events, Exibitions
Matt Kayem’s new body of work is a celebration of Africa, from it’s people(the black body) to it’s culture, heritage and history and our influence mostly in pop culture with it’s roots in the African-American world.

With his work he intends to connect, praise and empower a people and continent that has gone through a lot negatively.

The show is free to the public.

This exhibition is made possible with support from 32 Degrees East, Design Hub Kampala and KQ Hub Africa.

Showing from 26 October – 11 November at Design Hub Kampala
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