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Uganda is as diverse in culture as it is in terms of landscape and wildlife. Uganda has a very strong cultural heritage. It is composed of many regions, each with different cultures with more 60 different languages and spoken depending on their locations; like in regions in Uganda still have Kingdoms and other chiefdoms, like Buganda, Toro, Busoga, Bunyoro, Teso, Japadhola, Acholi, etc.
As a result of migration and intermarriage, most Ugandans have ancestors from a variety of Uganda’s ethnic groups. The recent restoration of kingdoms has boosted cultural tribes. These include Buganda, Busoga, Bunyoro and Toro. Ugandans hail from a diversity of rich cultures and life styles and are remarkably hospitable. Each tribe has its own traditional norms. Each tribe has its own traditional dance, artifacts, cuisine, mask and rituals that are of its own kind, we have referred to his as a melting pot of cultures. Come share this rich heritage with us.
The most interesting group is, Bagisu of the Mount Elgon region which are mainly known for their colorful Imbalu (circumcision) ceremony, an individual initiation of young boys to manhood that peaks in activity in and around August of every even numbered year.
The karimajongs, if a man is to marry a wife form a different family, he has to first wrestle her and if he wins that’s when he can marry that woman. We got the Rwenzori foothills are home to the hardy Bakonjo. And many other rituals depending on its location and culture.