Adagha Nalya Drama Group

Group Information

Adagha Nalya Drama Group Adagha Nalya Drama Group: Lead Male Vocal is Siragi Kirimungo and lead female dancer is Ndhote Prossy.

Song Meanings

“Ababusoga Nga Tukungaine”:   When people assemble they agree on issues and speak on language. “Waiswa Mugudde”:    A Dance song.  This is the name of a first born male twin and the song is about a proverbial Waiswa of old who used to shy away from women.  It is a common folk song. “Omuntu Kyakola”:   When someone is jealous about what someone else is doing; when some one works hard, others want to bring you down. “Yoyenda”: The one you love.  The song invites everyone to show who they love to the rest of the community.  Performed at introduction ceremonies – a traditional party where a girl introduces the man to her parents. “Nsomesa Nsomesa”:  When a child goes  to school and  they don’t perform well and come back with a bad report the parents will be angry and sad.

Recording Information

22nd November 2013 Recording location: Gately on the Nile Hotel, Jinja, Uganda Audio by: Steve Kivutia, Ketebul Music & Andy Patterson, Abubilla Music. Mixed by Andy Patterson Video by: Patrick Ondiek, Ketebul Music; Jimmy Allen and Victoria Denison, Abubilla Music