Opening Remarks by Julienne Uwacu, Minister of Sports and Culture

Dear Participants,

Ladies and Gentlemen all protocol observed.

I would like to extend a warm welcome to all participants – (Sri Lanka, UK, Rwanda, Kenya, Iraq, Belgium, US, Nigeria, DRC, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Burundi, Egypt, Canada and Uganda). 
Murakaza neza.

It gives me great pleasure to see Rwanda host an auspicious event such as this that brings artists from all over the world to discuss issues of humanity. 
As you are aware, our recent past let us down in our fight for humanity but we are adamant in our resolve to rebuild our nation. Art has continuously proved that it can and has played a major role in this resolve.

Ubumuntu Arts Festival stands for being human together. My take on this is that the organisers understand that we can do so much when we are united. United for a positive outcome. The idea of converging here in Rwanda for the last three years and sharing our personal stories through art, highlights the fact that we are not alone in our daily struggles. Permit me to encourage you to learn from the stories emanating from the various performances you will see over the next three days.

The Rwandan Government is committed to supporting the work of artists, and has put in place various platforms and programs to operationalize this commitment. We commend the many initiatives taken by the Rwandan artistes, Ubumuntu Arts festival being one of them and we will endeavor to provide support.

Without further ado, I would like to declare this festival open.
Thank you.


  • vidéo chats drole

    Overwatch, OW, chats, kittens, animation, vidéo.

  • 바카라사이트

    I definitely wanted to compose a simple comment so as to appreciate
    you for all of the remarkable advice you are giving out on this site.
    My incredibly long internet lookup has now been paid with wonderful ideas
    to exchange with my co-workers. I would point out that we site visitors are very much lucky to exist in a very good place with many
    lovely people with good points. I feel quite grateful to have come across the
    webpage and look forward to really more fabulous times reading here.
    Thanks a lot once again for a lot of things.

  • massage foot

    Thanks for all your efforts that you have put in this. Very interesting information.

  • https://bayex.Io

    Wonderful blog you have here but I was curious if you knew of any community forums that cover the same topics talked about here?
    I’d really like to be a part of group where I can get comments from other knowledgeable individuals that share the same interest.

    If you have any recommendations, please let me know.

  • Sharron

    If some one wishes to be updated with latest technologies
    therefore he must be go to see this site and be up to date daily.

  • Bong Soppe

    I got what you mean ,saved to fav, very nice web site.

  • Austsuby

    Kamagra Oral Jelly Generique viagra Cialis Prezzo 2013 Cialis Generique 5 Mg

  • Austsuby

    Cialis Journalier Clobetasol Temovate In Us Direct online pharmacy Cialis Uso Prolungato Zithromax 6 Tablets Tomar Propecia Estearato De Magnesio

Leave a Reply