Uganda: Bismac Amumpaire Recognised for Journey and Cultural Journalism


Bismac Amumpaire has been recognised for his pioneering work in Ugandan journey and cultural journalism within the Annual Nationwide Heritage Awards.

Amumpaire, who boasts a twelve yr profession, has been one of the persistent promoters of cultural tourism in Ugandan media.

He shot to fame because the face of NBS Tv’s Journey Present for which he produced 250 episodes from 2016. Throughout the lengthy operating present, Amumpaire confirmed off a lot of Uganda’s pure and cultural wonders that had till that time not been celebrated.

So far, Amumpaire has produced 500 episodes of tv journalism with a deep give attention to conservation, tradition, nature and the setting.

On Might 25, Amumpaire was recognised for his distinctive contribution to journalism within the area in awards organised by Cross Cultural Basis of Uganda (CCFU) with help of European Union and Ministry of Tourism,Wildlife & Antiquities.

Barbra Babwetera, the manager director of CCFU, stated whereas selecting the winner of the media award was robust, Amumpaire’s work and impression spoke for itself.

A grateful Amumpaire shared his inspiration, whereas accepting the award, “I’m very fascinated by the wealthy historical past and cultural heritage of the locations I go to, and I attempt to convey the tales and traditions of those communities in my scripting.”

Amumpaire stated he’ll use the award bundle to not solely deepen his analysis methodology but additionally plans to start out a journalism and media museum for archives, creating instructional and coaching applications for the present and subsequent technology of journalists.

“I imagine this may make clear necessary social ,cultural and political points, and therefore contribute to a extra knowledgeable and engaged public,” He stated.

Amumpaire’s final purpose is to, “Step by step assist to advertise the significance of high quality journalism and its position in shaping public discourse and consciousness so far as cultural preservation and improvement is anxious.”

The actual award Amumpaire snagged is given out as soon as each three years.

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