Uganda National Cultural Centre
The Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) is a Ugandan statutory body that was established by the Uganda National Cultural Centre Act, a 1959 Act of Parliament (amended 1965). Officially inaugurated on 2nd December 1959, it is charged with:
- providing and establishing theatres and cultural centres in the country.
- encouraging and developing cultural and artistic activities.
- providing a home to societies, groups and organisations that deal in art, culture and entertainment.
The Centre has two main components: the National Theatre and the Nommo Gallery.
The National Theatre provides a venue for stage performances of different kinds, and also serves as a cinema; the Nommo Gallery features exhibitions of works of art by both Ugandan and foreign artists.