Stories > 2. Uganda (South West) 2011

Day 4: UOBDU and the Birara Dancers

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DAY 4: After 3 days of travel (at least for those of us leaving from London), we were ready to record.  And we rewarded with a great day of recording, starting in the morning with the Birara Dancers, led by the legendary Batwa artist, Francis Sembagare. We woke up early and were greeted with this…

Day 3: From Nairobi to Kigali to Kisoro

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DAY 3: Today, we travelled from Nairobi to Kigali to Kisoro, arriving at the Traveller’s Rest Hotel by late eveningWe set off early so we could settle all custom issues with our equipment (we really wanted to return with it all!).  We then took Kenyan Airlines (new plane with movies!) to Kigali, the capital of…

Day 1 & 2: Preparing to leave for Kisoro, Uganda

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DAYS 1/2: The Abubilla Music crew sets out to Nairobi to meet up with Tabu Osusa, Founder of Ketebul Music and co-partner of the Singing Wells Project and met the Ketebul team in the studios for a day . Day 1:  11.11.19, Flight to Nairobi:  Jimmy and Andy, Founder and Sound Engineer of Abubilla Music respectively,…