Tuesday March 7 2017

Ugandans in diaspora roll out Las Vegas Festival program



The Exquisite Aria Hotel & Resort

The Exquisite Aria Hotel & Resort 

By Our reporter

With the summer’s ultimate event set for August 31- September 3, Ugandans in North America under their umbrella UNAA Causes have released a temporary program that will keep their delegates thrilled while at North America's Number One Business Conventions destination- Las Vegas.

Las vegas sign and strip street background.

Las vegas sign and strip street background. Courtesy Photo

The Exquisite Aria Hotel & Resort Las Vegas -

The Exquisite Aria Hotel & Resort Las Vegas - Pool View

On August 31, the Exquisite Aria Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas, which will host all activities of the UNAA Causes convention, will be ready for check in. The Festival Team has further negotiated multiple packages for all registered delegates at ARIA Resort among which will include; Exclusive airport limousine transportation, private hotel check in featuring personal concierge and private elevators.

The Aria Hotel offers a famed shopping Centre in Crystal shopping mall which houses brand names like Prada. It also has a number of restaurants, night clubs, bars and casinos all in one place to add glitter to your summer time.

Explore the dramatic 1450 mile-long Colorado

Explore the dramatic 1450 mile-long Colorado River in Las Vegas.

On top of the activities expected, delegates will take a tour of the World's Entertainment Capital and North America's number one tourist destination. Among attractions to visit include; The 1450 mile-long Colorado river , renowned for its dramatic Canyons, white water rapids and eleven US National Parks.

Guests will also get to visit, the Fountains at Bellagio ( dancing fountains), which are synchronized with music, the Mirage volcano, which combines fire, water and music to offer a thrilling listening and viewing experience, an engineering marvel with Hoover Dam, and the Las Vegas Strip, a resort center renown for Hotels and casinos featuring dramatic architecture and lights.



Breakfast Buffet at Aria Hotel

Breakfast Buffet at Aria Hotel

There will be a Business Breakfast Buffet on Labor Day Weekend (September 1), as delegates head into the USA/AFRICA Business Expo, and the Diaspora Entrepreneurship Club.
The guests will then be treated to a Grand Fiesta BBQ Retreat, with a taste of Uganda delicacies, drinks, muchomo and later gather for sports activities.

The fountains at the Bellagio are probably the

The fountains at the Bellagio are probably the most impressive sight in Vegas

Focus will then shift to the Grand Dinner Galla, plus a festival runway that will feature the worlds famous fashion experts and models, a black tie and black gown cocktail at which guests will be treated to serenading ballads by Uganda’s song bird- Naava Grey of the Soka lami fame. This will be climaxed by a reception with open bar.

Aria hotel houses famous brand shops like Prada

Aria hotel houses famous brand shops like Prada and Gucci.

The festival will then switch to full blast entertainment for three exclusive nights featuring artistes from Uganda, East Africa, Africa and Europe. It is key to note that the headliner for the previous UNAA Causes convention was Africa’s hot “cake” Diamond Platinumz.
The festival will come to its end with the Water is Life campaign, a project by the association geared towards providing safe and clean water to Ugandans back home.

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