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Heritage Education

  • Are you a young person interested in your cultural heritage? Here is your chance to shine.
  • Heritage Education Competition last weeks Read more

National Museum Campaign

Join us in the campaign to save our only Uganda National Museum. Read more

Conflict in the Rwenzori Region!

The Rwenzori region has recently experienced extreme violence. Do cultural institutions fan this violence? And what is the role of the State? As part of the Promoting Pluralism Knowledge Programme in Uganda, CCFU recently launched in Kasese its publication on "Managing Inter-Cultural Conflict in the Rwenzori region: Interventions and aspirations" Read More


  • Proverb of the month

  • JULY 2014
  • '' Enyonyi ey’obuno bunene siyirithoka erihimba"

  • The noisy bird cannot afford to build".

    Lukhonzo - Western Uganda

2013 Annual Report

The new CCFU annual report ""Culture a growing political issue?" is out!
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CCFU Latest News.

July 2014: To further enhance the appreciation of culture through young people, CCFU now works with 4 schools in Iganga district. Teachers, Kigulu Chiefdom museum personnel and local government officials recently took part in a training on enhancing heritage education. This brings to 66 the number of secondary schools and 12 community museums as partners on CCFU's Heritage Education Programme.

March 2014: CCFU signs a grant agreement to support the implementation of a Cultural Heritage Promotion Plan with Kibaale District following a capacity building event which brought together 30 local government, civil society and other cultural resource persons.

February 2014: CCFU initiates cooperation with the Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba, the cultural institution of the Bamba, the Bavonoma and the Babwisi in the Bundibugyo region, with a capacity building event leading to an action plan to safeguard the cultural rights of these three ethnic minority groups.

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CCFU and the International National Trusts Organisation recently hosted the 15th International Conference of National Trusts in Entebbe Read more

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Promoting and preserving cultural heritage in the Madi sub-region
CCFU supports the establishment of a Madi Museum, documentation of literature in Madi, promotion of the Mure and Kore dances and preservation and promotion the Amuru Hot Springs for their cultural significance
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Promoting the cultural rights of the Benet
CCFU signed an agreement in October 2013 to support the Benet Lobby Group develop a cultural centre in Kween on the slopes of Mt. Elgon.
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Promoting the cultural heritage of the Ethur
The Ethur community museum in Abim district is taking shape. We expect an official opening soon.


CCFU accredited with UNESCO.
The UNESCO General Assembly has accredited the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda to provide services to the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.