Invitation letter to all interested participants, source files.
The Cultural event will start on 13 December with marathon and cycling where winners will be awarded between KSH 12,000 and KSH 5,000.
The historical event will be officially opened on 15 December by the first deputy prime minister and minister for East Africa who is also a former Speaker of Parliament of Uganda.
Apart from Cycling and mini marathon, there will be a Green and clean city campaign where participants will clean Mbale City.
Cultural, religious, historical and art and craft exhibition will also be displayed.
There will also be a trade fare, food and herbal Festival where participants will be shown traditional foods and herbal medicines.
Those who are willing to participate in marathon and cycling for both ladies and gentlemen are required to pay KSH 1000. Those who want stalls to display their products are expected to pay KSH 10,000, KSH 20,000, KSH 30,000 or KSH 50,000 depending on their capacity.
There will be accommodation ranging from KSH 350 to KSH 1000. Cultural foods will also be available.
The program is being coordinated by Isaac M Kitutu from Uganda side as Dr Michael Isaac Misiko leads Kenyan team.
Those who want to participate are herby requested to make their early payments to Post Bank Mbale Branch: A/c no. 2112201000703: A/c name: Elgon Region Tourism Network, Mobile money 0774242905, Airtel money 0701242905 A/c name Kitutu Masuba Isaac (coordinator).
The event also targets to strengthen integration in the East African community through tourism, conservation of the environment and guarding of the Bamasaba heritage.
It should be noted that Bamasaba comprise of the Abagisu community in Uganda and Bukusu from Kenya who trace a common ancestry and speak similar languages.
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