Uganda is made up of diverse range of ethnic groups. These ethnic groups have their own beliefs, culture, traditions, and norms. Uganda has different tribal groups with different spoken languages.
These include baganda, banyakore, bagisu, bakiga, batooro, Iteso, bagwere, karamajong, japadhola etc with at least 50 languages in usage. Luganda is the main language in usage although English is the official language even though only a relatively small proportion of the population speak it. Swahili language is also widely spoken.The nation is a result of unification of ancient kingdoms.
Their heritage lives in the hearts of their people, in their traditional costumes, arts, music, langues and pratices. Culturally, marriage customs differ in unique ways, it is celebrated according to rites varying from culture to culture. For example, in Buganda, a ceremony of introduction (kwanjula) suffices as a customary marriage.
Cultural and ethic clothing and accessories also differ. Apart from fashion, a specific clothing and jewelry also indicates a culture and social meanings.
More still, each culture has a specific signature traditional dance that describes who they are. For example ekitaguriro is the main traditional style of music in western Uganda.
Most tribes in Uganda too have their own specialty dish or delicacy mostly centered on a sauce or stew. Should you require to taste on any of these special meals while on a Uganda safari, or need to experience a true, classic food dish or meal just let us know and we will take you there.