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. It was a free event for children from all different backgrounds where schools from different parts of Kampala were invited to take part in the stage performances and festival activities. The first Azulato Children’s Festival was very successful and the GZK is looking forward to hosting this event on an annual basis.
Ngoma Jam Sessions was one of the partners of Azulato Children’s Festival offering a drumming workshop and drum circle to the children at the festival. In the following interview Liz Kamugisha, one of the founders of Ngoma Jam Sessions, talks about her inspiration to found the drum circle group, her experiences with the children during the Azulato Children’s Festival 2018 and the future plans of Ngoma Jam Sessions.