N°08477
Element Empaako tradition of the Batooro, Banyoro, Batuku, Batagwenda and Banyabindi of western Uganda (Uganda)
Inscribed in 2013 (8.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Title as submitted EN: People planting a cycamore tree during Empaako naming ceremony in Kyarusozi, Kyenjojo District. This signifies perpetuity and abundant life of the clan brought out in the functions and characteristic of the cycamore tree and a rich natural environment.