The Uganda National Cultural Centre whose official acronym is UNCC, is a Ugandan statutory body that was established on the 8th October 1959 by the Uganda National Cultural Centre Act, a 1959 Act of Parliament (amended 1965). The Uganda National Cultural Centre, a semi-autonomous body was then officially inaugurated on 2nd December 1959.
“A vibrant Institution guided by unity in diversity, integrity and relevance to national development, nourishing, celebrating and promoting Art and Culture”
“To preserve, promote, popularize and develop Uganda’s Art and Culture through setting standards, building capacity and implementing relevant National policies”
These are the beliefs and principles that shall guide our operations and work at UNCC. All employees, artistes, partners, organizations and individual clients we work with are expected to demonstrate the following values in their daily activities and decision making when working with us:
Accountability & Responsibility
As per the UNCC Act, UNCC is mandated to do the following:
To preserve, promote and popularize Uganda’s cultural heritage locally and internationally
To entertain and educate the public using theatre and film
To enhance and safeguard the quality and standard of the arts in the country.