The most coveted classy auto show is back for the 8th year running and will take place on July 27th, 2019 at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel under the theme, “Love of Machines” to capture the beauty marks and celebration of automobiles across the Pearl of Africa.
Speaking to the press at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, Dr. John Baptist Niwagaba, the Chairman and founding member of the CBA Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto Show promised revelers a more fun-filled, competition led event ,bigger and better than has been the case in the previous shows.
“Consistency and innovation continue to be key drivers of success for the CBA Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto Show and this year, we are definitely taking things a notch higher. For starters, we now have four new categories; Best Mechanic, Best Garage, Best Collectibles and Best upcountry entry award.
This makes the competition more exciting and more inclusive in addition to the already existing categories making a total of 25 prizes categories up for grabs. The regional participation is growing and this year we expect more entries from the rest of East Africa.
To further add spice to the show, Uganda's most loved vintage musical group, Afrigo Band will treat our revelers to the serenading ballards of yester years. A nail biting competition of A-listers from across East Africa, topped by nice music and fine meals should be a heavenly experience"
Speaking on behalf of the event sponsors, the Managing Director, Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) Uganda, Mr. Anthony Ndegwa expressed the sponsors’ gratitude to the show hosts for the opportunity to be part of the growing auto show legacy and urged the public to support the campaign to celebrate the machines.
“We are pleased and excited to be part of the 8th edition of the CBA Uganda Vintage & Classic Auto Show and look forward to having an even more successful event than the previous shows. Many events or shows fail to make it to just the 5th year and this show will soon celebrate its 10th anniversary!
That says something about the organizers and the general public which continues to show its love and appreciation for this unique event. I therefore urge all automobile lovers to come be part of the most thrilling event of the year and also call upon other corporate companies to join us and support this unforgettable auto show and the ones to come. ”
As has been tradition, the show will be preceded by a thrilling snail trail showcasing the competing cars on the eve of the event, July 26th, 2019 slowly parading through the streets of Kampala to Sheraton Kampala Hotel Gardens and this will be organized in partnership with Uganda Police to ensure security and non-interruption of traffic on the chosen route.
The show is sponsored by Commercial Bank of Africa Uganda, Sheraton Hotel Kampala,NBS TV who will live stream the event and Singleton.
We are pleased to inform our customers that this year Afrigo Band, the best band in Uganda will be the entertainer for the event. The show is endorsed by the Automobile Association of Uganda (AAU), Nairobi`s Concours d`Elegance and Federation of Motor sports Union (FMU).