Kick off for the Kampala International FICTS Festival

11 Sep 2023

At Broadcast house the Chairman Organising Committee for the Kampala International FICTS Festival, Dr. Kibirige Dean, has confirmed that his team is set for the 17th Edition of the Festival which starts tomorrow on the 11th of September, 2023 at TAL Cottages Hotel Kampala Lubaga. 

The Special Returnees Association (SRA) Chairperson  – Mr. Victor Musinguzi Bagowabo will grace the Opening Ceremony as  Chief Guest together the message of FICTS President Prof. Franco Ascani.

The festival will feature screening of sports movies from all parts of the world for three days.  Best productions will be awarded and will automatically qualify for the Grand Final in Milan (The 40th Milano International FICTS Fest).

In his Speech he added that they had so far received over 50 productions from 23 countries.

Also at the Festival an Exhibition of vintage broadcast equipment that has been used to broadcast Sports since the inception of the oldest broadcasting institution in the country (UBC) will be exhibited.  

Some of the Sports movies to watch out for are “WAT Academy” a Production by Sempijja Isaac.  Not forgetting a feature documentary of Uganda’s first Olympic medallist “Akibua” and  “Nivana Uganda Cranes Promo” – produced by CBL and FUFA.

While the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation UBC Director of Finance and Administration Dr. Peter Kaggwa Balisobola will grace the final and Award giving ceremony day of the event.