She describes herself as a humble and God-fearing human being. Ampurira Bridgette, commonly known as Nisha Anavawa is a manager of the talented. She has handled a number of artistic projects. She is the brainchild of Pearl of Africa (POA) Star Search.
What brings you alive?
Waking up to a prayer every day brings me alive.
What is your definition of travel and tourism?
Travel refers to the activity of travellers. A traveller is someone who moves between different geographic locations, for any purpose and any duration.
Tourism refers to the activity of visitors. Tourism is therefore a subset of travel and visitors are a subset of travellers. These distinctions are crucial for the compilation of data on flows of travellers and visitors and for the credibility of tourism statistics.
Which tourism attractions have you been to and will gladly return to?
I have been to Sempaya Hot-springs and Aramaga in Fort Portal. The history behind the hot-springs was interesting that I would gladly for back for more knowledge on our history.
What tourism destinations have tickled your spirit during the search so far, and why?
All the destinations are beautiful I must say more reason I can’t have one major one in particular. Our country is beautiful that’s why it’s the Pearl of Africa.
What made these attractions special for you?
The history of them and their geographical locations were on point.
What is your favourite traditional meal, and why so?
Sweet potatoes, Irish and peas. This is our stable foods in Kabale so I picked up the love for it.
What makes you proud about your culture?
Am proud of my culture because I don’t have to kneel down to greet people. It’s one of the hardest things in my life. In my culture, we hug and that’s it.
As a musician and deejay manager, do you have it in your plans to use music to promote the travel and beauty of Uganda?
Definitely have that on my to-do list because Uganda is a beautiful country and we ought to promote our own. So my brands are up for it and production will be in the process pretty soon.
What is the idea behind Pearl of Africa (POA) Star Search?
POA star search is about promoting music and tourism at the same time. We are looking forward to looking for a representative (Tourism Brand Ambassador who can speak to the masses about our beautiful country through music and Tourism knowledge.
How does the POA Talent Search fuse in with local tourism?
Since we are doing a regional talent search and making sure participants have knowledge about tourism around their home Areas I guess it’s a nice blend of POA and local tourism.
What lessons has the covid-19 pandemic taught you?
The pandemic has taught me to think out of the box, even if you earn a lot of money always think of different ideas that can keep you surviving in case your business is affected us anyway. And also to believe in God.