Airtel Uganda is, once again, set to thrill music fans in Uganda on 8th March, with a Women’s day concert to be headlined by top Nigerian artist Tiwa Savage. The concert which will be at Kati-Kati Grounds, Lugogo will be held on Sunday 8 March, which is also the International Women’s Day.
The special Women’s Day celebration has become associated with the Telecom Company, which hosted and sponsored the “Ugandan Women of Substance” 2014 Awards ceremony that featured Jamaican artist Nyanda as the main act.
In line with the day’s theme, the concert will feature only women performers, with Flavia Tumusiime emceeing for the event.
A line up of top female artistes including; Rema, Irene Ntale, Cindy, Sheebah, Keko, Lillian Mbabazi as well as Airtel Trace Music Star winner Sandra Suubi are set to perform on the day.
Tickets for the show will cost UGX 20,000/- for ordinary seating and UGX 50,000/- for VIP. They will be sold at selected Airtel Uganda and partner outlets.
According to Airtel Uganda Brand Assets and Properties Manager, Noella Byuma; “Airtel Uganda has always been committed to supporting and recognizing women in Uganda who have made a significant contribution to society through sports, music, public service, arts & culture and media.”
“Airtel Uganda realizes the importance of the woman in everyone’s life; this concert will be a celebration of the all women, in and outside Uganda. We want to join the rest of the world to pay respect to the women who have in one way or another, positively influenced our lives,” Byuma added.
Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, recording artist, performer and actress, currently signed to Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mavin Records. Born on February 5, 1980 in Nigeria, Tiwa relocated to London where she studied and later to the United States where she began her music career as a background singer for artists such as Mary J. Blige, Sting, George Michael, Kelly Clarkson and Spice Girls.
As a singer, her achievements include one MTV Africa Music Award, two The Headies Awards, one Channel O Music Video Award, one Nigeria Music Video Award, and two City People Entertainment Awards.