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Nyege Nyege festival in Jinja

The biggest fun festival is set for 6th to 10th September this year. Nyege Nyege festival is an annual festival held in Jinja’s Nile Discovery Resort, a luscious 6-acre forest on the banks of the river Nile, just a kilometer away from the actual source of the River. Jinja source of the Nile is just 1km away.

Nyege Nyege stands for peace, respect and abundant joy, it stands for Africa and Africans, for underground music and musicians, it stands for fun and curiosity and strives towards inclusivity and wonder. Nyege Nyege Festival is now considered the most important 4-day international music festival in East Africa for both its one of a kind curation and its unique afropolitan party vibe.

Nyege Nyege festival
Nyege Nyege festival

For a 1-day Jinja tour excursion, Nyege Nyege festival is the best stop point. On top of the festival you will definitely cruise at the world’s longest river-Nile River. There is camping just next door not more than a 3 minutes’ walk. Camping opens at 1pm on Thursday 6th of September and closes on 10th September on Monday morning. If you are not camping, you can get a place where to stay in Jinja source of the Nile area from the variety of hotels and lodges.

MTN Nyege Nyege festival costs.

The full festival pass gives party heads access to the festival site and all stages. The ticket is for the four days access to all events.

Pre-sale tickets cost 150,000UGX, 4,000KES and 35,000RWF from the various ticket sale points in Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.

At the gate (if the tickets are still available), full festival pass ticket will cost 200,000UGX on Thursday, 100,000UGX on Friday, 120,000Ugx on Saturday and 80,000Ugx on Sunday. These costs will make it possible for even those who do not have enough time for the full festival pass but can spend the weekend there.

For Physical ticket purchase, these locations are set for ticket sale

In Uganda, Definition Africa, Yujo restaurant Shop, all broad outlets, Total (Wampewo, Ntinda, Kabalagala), the Deli (Jinja) are the sale points. For direct ticket deliveries via QUICKET UG please call +256 781858451.

In Nairobi, tickets can be purchased at World’s loudest Library (Alchemist Bar).

For Kigali, tickets are available at Now Now Rolex and Meze Fresh.

This year there four confirmed stages (Bell stage, external disco stage, tropical stage and traditional stage) and the tickets are anticipated to be sold out so soon. Don’t miss the fun start planning on how to get to Jinja source of the Nile town and have the best East African music festival experience.

The party is getting started and its only a matter of you getting set to have an unforgettable experience.




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