Monthly Archives: June 2015

Traditional Ugandan Music and Dance Evening

Ndere Centre, Uganda

The Ndere Centre is known as the Home of Cultures and has ‘cultural nites’ throughout the week, which made it the right place to close the week. Bringing the week to a close, it seemed appropriate to spend our last night enjoying the traditional music and dance of Uganda. The Ndere Centre is known as […]

Brass for Africa – Good Shepherd Home


In 2009 Brass for Africa placed brass instruments into the home and helped initiate a music program for the children. The charity funds twice-weekly brass band lessons uniting everyone through the sound of music. Towards the end of the week we were offered the chance to visit a different charity – Brass for Africa, which […]

Bethlehem Orphanage


The Bethlehem Orphanage is the sister home of the Good Shepherd,they care for over 300 homeless people, orphans and street kids and are run by the Missionaries of the Poor. The Bethlehem Orphanage is the sister home of the Good Shepherd, which we visited earlier on in the day. Between the two homes, they care […]

Kampala Christian Church


As Uganda is a religiously diverse nation, with Christianity and Islam being the most widely professed. It seemed appropriate to participate in something that is so wide spread throughout the country. To bring us to the end of the week, we chose to spend the last day engrossed Ugandan music and culture. To start it […]

Albert Ssempeke’s House


Today was a sampling day, four of our audio engineers/producers and one of our photographers travelled to Albert Ssempeke’s house. To get the most out of our time in Uganda, the GSM team were split into two; this was partially due to space allowance in the musician’s house. As this was a sampling day, four […]

Nile Discovery Resort Beach


The day was planned around sampling the environmental sounds of the Nile, with this in mind we travelled to the Nile Discovery Resort Beach. Located at the edge of the Nile. Throughout our stay at the Jinja Nile Resort, we were teased by the views of the Nile and decided to get a closer look. […]