Experience the Enchanting Nyege Nyege Festival: A Journey to the Heart of Africa


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Event Venue & Dates

Location: Jinja, Uganda, along the Eastern shores of the Nile River

Dates: November 9th – November 12th, 2023

An Oasis of Sound

Nyege Nyege, a vibrant African festival, calls upon wanderers and music enthusiasts from across the globe. Nestled in the heart of Jinja, Uganda, this annual event is a pulsating celebration of Africa’s essential music. The picturesque backdrop, including the iconic Itanda Falls, Busowoko Falls, and Nile River explorations, sets the stage for an unparalleled experience.

A Feast for the Senses

For those addicted to the rhythm of life, Nyege Nyege is your sanctuary. From sensational music to high fashion, from craft beers to culture, from boat cruises to dance floors, it’s all here. Immerse yourself in four days of enchantment, where every moment is an unforgettable memory.

The New Horizon

In its 8th edition, Nyege Nyege 2023 beckons you to a fresh location along the Nile. The mayor of Jinja and the city council extend a warm invitation, ensuring accommodation for all budgets. Bid farewell to last year’s complications and embrace the “Back to the Nile” theme at three stunning sites: Jinja Golf Course, Source of the Nile, and Jinja Showground. Camp no more; choose from over 300 partnering hotels for your comfort.

Powered by Passion

Proudly sponsored by Uganda Waragi, Smirnoff, Bell Lager, and NBS Television, Nyege Nyege finds its pulse in these legendary brands.

Ticket Alert

Early birds enjoy discounts, so secure your pass at least three weeks ahead to avoid price hikes. Contact us for details.

Highlights Awaiting

  • Immerse in local culture
  • Dance beneath African skies
  • Savor delectable cuisine
  • Cruise along the Nile
  • Shop for treasures from around the world

Dress the Part

Elegant attire is your key. Cover up, show respect, and join the collective elegance.

Boosting Tourism

Nyege Nyege is Uganda’s showcase of readiness, post-pandemic. It fosters cross-cultural bonds, supports local communities, and shines a spotlight on our richEast African heritage.

Government Collaboration

Working hand in hand, we’re weaving tradition into progress. Let’s ensure Nyege Nyege shines without a shadow.

The Nile Beckons

If you’ve never journeyed to the Nile, now is the time! Join us from November 9th to November 12th, 2023, for a whirlwind of joy and adventure.

Your Path to Adventure

You can pre-book with Drive East Africa a 4×4 car for a seamless journey from Entebbe Airport to Jinja for a hassle free arrival in Uganda.