MTN Uganda telecommunications network as part of the corporate social responsibility is set to support concerts of top 6 Ugandan musicians’ for this calendar year Blizz Uganda has learnt.
At a presser held at the MTN Headquarters in Kampala city on Tuesday, a total of 6 home grown talents mention Ray G, Levixone, Spice Diana, Fik Fameica, Sheebah and Gravity Omutujju were unveiled as the beneciaries from the sponsorship package as the Telecom company will eject millions of shillings in their much anticipated music concerts.
MTN Uganda has been extending the support to home grown talent since 1998 till date.
Starting with Ray G’s concert this month, revelers will be getting their tickets at a discount through MTN MoMo (at the gate) or follow MTN social media platforms to win free tickets to the concerts.
According to Somdev Sen, MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer, this season of concerts is set to excite Ugandan music fans, following the reopening of the entertainment scene after a two-year lockdown and as MTN Uganda, it has over the past years supported Ugandan music and it’s their pride to be “the number one supporters of Uganda music,” said Somdev Sen, MTN Uganda’s Chief Marketing Officer.
“We all know that music is one of the biggest passion points in Uganda and as a country, Uganda is blessed with a pool of very talented artistes who make world-class music. We as MTN, are therefore happy to provide a platform which promotes Ugandan music for both the artistes ad the fans,” Somdev added.
As part of the sponsorship package offered to the artistes, MTN will be subsidizing the concert fees for fans who pay for their concert tickets using MTN MoMo, at the entrance. To pay for tickets using MoMo, customers simply dial *165*98# or go to the MyMTN app, then select MTN Events and follow the prompts. The total sum of the discounted amount goes to the artiste.