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Opira Morise Kato – Can lobo

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 | 1 Comment

This new recording of Opira Morise Kato is called 'Poverty of the world'. He sings about what happened and is still happening to the Acholi people of northern Uganda.

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Opira Morise Kato – The problem won’t allow me to sleep

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 | No Comments

Opira Morise Kato: “This song is warning boys that if they want to get married, they first have to think about it carefully. If they decide to marry a girl, they have to follow all the necessary procedures, which can cause some sleepless nights…”
Opira sings in Acholi-language and plays on a traditional Ugandan instrument

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A tribute to Opira Morise Kato

Monday, May 4th, 2015 | Comments Off on A tribute to Opira Morise Kato

With deep sorrow we received the news that Opira Morise Kato has passed away in Opete, Kitgum, on April 24th 2015.

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Opira Morise Kato – Living in the camp

Monday, March 16th, 2015 | 1 Comment

This song is about life in IDP-camps, where people stayed during the insurgency between the Lord's Resistance Army and the Ugandan government.

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Opira Morise Kato – Bedo ka wat

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 | No Comments

I wrote this song to warn people that staying with relatives can be very difficult, even if you are trying your best. This happened to me when I was staying in Gulu with my aunt.

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Opira Morise Kato – Daudi Okello & Jildo Irwa

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 | No Comments

"This song is about two Ugandan martyrs from our Acholi-tribe. We remember them on the 3rd of June. This is a song I made as a tribute to them, it’s really a gospel song."

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Opira Morise Kato – Lucluc

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 | No Comments

"This song is about an illness we call 'lucluc', also known as 'nodding syndrome'.

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Opira Morise Kato – Bye Bye Daniel & Ayaa

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 | No Comments

After eight great months -filled with music, dance and friendship- it is now time for us to leave Kitgum and travel back to Holland. Opira Morise Kato, one of Uganda’s greatest traditional artists, composed a farewell song for Daniel (Evert Daniel) and Ayaa (‘the only girl among boys’ -Karin). With tears in our eyes and

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