Bayimba is a multiple-branched organization that focuses on uplifting arts and culture in Uganda through cultural exchange and creativity.

We host high-quality arts festivals, offer training and workshops for aspiring artists, and facilitate creative development.

We strive to reach as wide an audience as possible, reaching all age groups and income levels.

Bayimba is unique in its multidisciplinary approach combined with its engaging efforts to “explore and experience”.


9th edition

DOADOA – East African Performing Arts Market



13th Edition
20th – 23rd August 2020
Lunkulu Island | Mukono

Africa’s independent island festival

Call for Artists →


7th edition
19th – 22nd November 2020

Kampala’s premier international theatre festival

Visit the KITF website →


The Practical Musician
Professional Music Training

Hip Hop Boot Camp August 2020

Visit the Website →


13th edition
POSTPONED to March 2021

Uganda’s oldest independent Film festival

Call for Film Submissions →

Bayimba would like to thank the following partners for their generous support

Bayimba Partner Logos