"Wealth rooted in culture and tradition is 'the best form of wealth"
A Luo Saying

Okere Community Tourism Project

We welcome visitors to Okere to experience the wealth of Lango culture and the impact of our radical community work. 

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Okere Folklore Forum | Te-Otem

Like any other community, Okere has traditional beliefs, customs, and stories that have for generations been passed through word of mouth. To ensure that such folklores do not disappear into oblivion. we have started the Okere Folklore Project to document such stories and provide authentic community platforms to share them.


Click this YouTube Playlist and watch a selection of videos recorded from the 2020 Okeme Festival in Okere


Okere Kwaya

Okere Kwaya is an ensemble of cultural musicians and dancers in Okere. The group creates cultural musical content and do performances both as a way of Lango cultural regeneration, promotion and livelihood alternatives for the artists. 

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Okeme Festival

Okeme is a traditional dance among the Lango people of Northern Uganda. Due to the significance of this dance to the people of Okere, we often times organize Okeme Festival to provide a platform for artistic expression and cultural performance.