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Kampala Rolex Festival Returns With 2nd Edition


The Kampala Rolex Festival is back with a second edition scheduled to take place on Sunday 20th August 2017 at the Uganda Museum.

The inaugural Festival was held 21st August, 2016 at the Uganda Museum, attracting hundreds of revelers and tourists who attended the event to celebrate the food culture in Uganda.

Rolex vendors adopted food business practices learnt from seasoned food business practitioners that participated in exhibition.

Business-wise, the vendors that participated in the exhibition made record sales for the first time.

Internationally, the Rolex made headlines on CNN, CCTV and BBC as a street food celebrated in Uganda for its empowerment to many communities through “feeding them” and providing income generating opportunities.

Many restaurants around the world especially those operated by Ugandans started to include Rolex on their menus examples of these are Little Kampala Bar and Grill in Washington Blvd. In Denmark, Sylvester Bbaale owner of UGOOD, food truck won the best exhibitor award at a food truck festival in Copenhagen.

”A number of activities have been lined up for the second edition of the festival, especially street activations that will reach over 120,000 people, of which 20% are expected to attend the festival. The Kampala Rolex Festival Season II competition and activities will run under a theme; “Street smart “for a period of 3 months under different abstract phases”, Enid Mirembe, Miss Tourism 2015/16 and CEO Rolex Festival said.



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