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GZK Podcast – a monthly dive in cultural project processes in Uganda

In July 2020, we introduced a new establishment: the GZK Podcast. An audio series by Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ UGCS representing a monthly dive into cultural project processes in Uganda. The podcast mirrors the background stories of our current co-funded projects, which touch on interdisciplinary art fields. The format gives the audience a closer look on what’s…

Peter Kagayi

Peter Kagayi

Peter Kagayi is a Ugandan poet and teacher by passion. He has recently participated in the German Africologne Festival, where he performed his performance “The Audience Must Say Amen” with his team.  We have asked him three questions regarding his motivations for poetry, the advantages of this form of communicating with people and possible consequences…

Doreen Baingana

Doreen Baingana

This August, when the play “Tropical Fish” was performed at the GZK, our Rooftop Terrace was sold out down to the last seat. Doreen Baingana is the author of the award-winning short story the play is based on: It is a story about a young campus girl’s affair with an older white businessman in Kampala.…

Nduhira Athilai

Nduhira Athilai

In July the GZK hosted the Tuzinne International Dance Festival, a platform for contemporary and traditional dance in East Africa, for the first time. Starting with an intense workshop for the participants, the event ended in a two day Dance Festival where artists from all over East Africa showed their skills. The festival took place…

Liz Kamugisha from Ngoma Jam Sessions

Liz Kamugisha from Ngoma Jam Sessions

On the 6th of May 2018, the Goethe Zentrum Kampala (GZK), together with many local partners and sponsors, launched the first Azulato Children’s Festival at the Seven Trees Gardens in Kololo.The festival was designed to support children’s curiosity and creativity and offered many different hands-on activities, workshops and live performances such as pottery, dance, animation and robotics.…