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.
UNCC exists to preserve, promote, popularize and develop Uganda’s Art and Culture through setting standards, building capacity and implementing relevant National policies”
According to 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.