By Richard Lusimbo
Coordinator Pride Uganda
As the annual PRIDE UGANDA festival approaches, the organisers of this year’s event have gone over and beyond to ensure that it is memorable and safe for everyone that will attend. It is on this note that we are putting out a call to all media houses and journalists that are interested in covering the event to send in their bids of interest in order to be verified and accorded authorization for the same.
All interested parties can send their requests to [email protected] and copy in [email protected] for further information on the accreditation process. Only request received before Sunday 2nd August 2015 will be considered.
Please note that Pride Uganda will run from 5th-9th August 2015.
Below are the guidelines that will govern all media at this year’s Pride Festival
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Pride Uganda 2015 media guidelines to media houses and participants
The following are basic rules and regulations that we believe will make for safe and happy Uganda Pride 2015 for all. Everyone participating in or attending Pride must agree and comply with these festival Guidelines.
-Cameras and video recording devices may be used for PERSONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY.
-No drones are allowed on the Pride grounds.
– All members of the press will be issued valid identification tags before the event
-All photos and videos captured during the event MUST be relevantly used in relation to stories concerning Pride
-Members of the media, individuals and organizations wishing to document the Festival must fill out a media application and check in with a designated Pride committee member.
-Recording of entertainers’ performances is prohibited unless otherwise permitted by the organizing committee.
-When photographing, please kindly ask for permission of the subject in advance to respect people’s wishes regarding having their likeness captured.
Note to Public
There will be media; photographers, video and other documentation systems during the event and Uganda Pride cannot be held responsible for the use of any images taken.
-Uganda Pride and Kuchu Times however reserve the right to use any and all images for future advertising and promotion, with no compensation to any person.
BY WILLINGLY ATTENDING PRIDE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND THIS WILL BE REGARDED AS YOUR CONSENT FORM.