The Ugandan creative scene continues to thrive with and we love to see it. Kyaddala, a locally-made edutainment TV show becoming the second creative enterprise to make it to the streaming platform, Netflix; making it the second since Loukman Ali’s “The Girl In The Yellow Jumper”.
Loosely translated to ‘It is real’, Kyaddala is a brainchild of Reach a Hand Uganda and its idea was conceived as a way of leveraging the power of film to shed light on the real-life sexual reproductive challenges affecting Ugandan youth.
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The show’s second season was previewed to select members of the public, media, and the cast at an exclusive screening event held at the Mestil Hotel Kampala; which was an only black and gold-themed affair like in the case of Season one, though the former was held at Kingdom Kampala.
Stars A-Pass graced the red carpet and the event itself came with an all-round cocktail experience curated by Uganda Waragi, performances by Naava Grey (who serenaded the audience in attendance to the soundtrack of this season), Allan Toniks and poetry by Wake plus a violinist, and producer Nessim who played the keyboard keys to perfection in a live experience during the interludes.
The guests were treated to an exclusive viewing of the first episode of season 2, which is a gritty drama that tells the story of university-going young adults navigating adulthood, school, and reproductive health.
Season Two delivers a wide range of members of the cast including Allan Toniks, Lucy Bunyenyezi, Anita Fabiola, Sammy Wetala, Sam Bagenda (Dr. Bbosa from the Ebonies) and others are among the talented cast that star in this season.
Kyaddala Season Two is set to air on Reach A Hand Uganda’s 2020 streaming product Sauti Plus TV, Netflix, and NBS TV starting 4th March this Friday.
Humphrey Nabimanya, founder and team leader at Reach a Hand Uganda, who is also the show’s executive producer, applauded the efforts of the partners for being relentless in their support from its birth to the production of a second season.
He also applauded partners such as UNICEF, Reproductive Health Uganda, and Uganda Waragi, for their belief in Uganda’s youth, art and innovations and for investing in creating stories that speak to this demographic.
Speaking during the event, Emmy Hashakimana, Uganda Breweries Limited’s Marketing, and Innovations Director said, “Uganda Waragi is the true spirit of Uganda, which celebrates all that makes us proud to be Ugandan and we are honored to support Kyaddala for creating a powerful avenue through which Ugandans can tell Ugandan stories.”
He added that Uganda Waragi is a brand well-versed in innovation through its coconut and pineapple flavors, and is thus the perfect partner for a local innovation like Kyaddala.
Below is a first look at what to expect when season two of Kyaddala, It’s Real premiers.