Every third Thursday of November in the United States, a big day is celebrated. It is called Thanksgiving Day.
Whereas Ugandans have embraced different western special days such as Christmas, Easter, Valentines among others, Thanksgiving Day has not been a big deal yet.
As more Ugandans visit US, Canada and other countries where Thanksgiving is celebrated, a clamor to bring it home has grown over the years. Although a day remains a work day in the country and therefore some people have it privately.
This is not going to be the case this year.
Bullion Events is going to make a special Thanksgiving day dinner, performances, ambiance, et al, to make Thanksgiving 2019 eventful.
A special dinner dubbed Nsiimye “Give Thanks” will take place at Kampala Serena Hotel on November 23.
It’s been one of those years full of ups and downs, surprises, late nights and the big deals. So lets take time to thank and appreciate the people that walked with us. Our families, bosses, clients, colleagues, employees, and friends on the 23rd of November at Kampala Serena hotel for the elegant “Nsiimye” thanks giving dinner.
An advert on radio and television has been commissioned. It will be running on airwaves very soon.
The Kampala Serena hotel dinner will be a place for families, workmates, bosses, subordinates, companies, to say thank you for people who have defined their year.
The evening will be graced by entertainers including Maddox Ssematimba, Myko Ouma, Steve Keys, Naava Grey, Kenneth Mugabi, and many more.
“Come and dine as we give thanks to the people who have made a difference,”organisers said in the digital poster moving around.
A table for eight people will be going for only sh3million.
“Nsiimye” is brought to you by; Kampala Serena Hotel, Kwagalana group and Johnny walker keep walking and organized by Bullion Events
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in Canada, USA, Grenada, the Philippines, Saint Lucia, Liberia and the Netherlands. It began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
The Friday after Thanksgiving kickstarts the Christmas shopping season with promotional sales. The day is called Black Friday which has already taken off in Kampala, thanks to shopping offers from Game supermarket and Jumia.
According to aljazeera.com, “President Abraham Lincoln was the first US president to officially declare the festival as the last Thursday in November and the date was set in stone by President Franklin D Roosevelt in 1939 and approved by Congress in 1941. Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October.
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