Celebrity Birthday: What you didn’t know about Douglas Lwanga.

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By EnewsUG team
 Lwanga Douglas is multi talented, has a strong passion for music and has hosted the most popular TV music shows since 2010 in Uganda. He became a household name on the Uganda Television scene after creating a daily live music show on Record TV Uganda called KATOGO. As he celebrates his birthday today, here is what you didn’t know about him

 Television Personality

Born on 1st May 1984 in Entebbe, Uganda-Africa, Lwanga Douglas decided on a career in mass media and graduated with a BA Mass Communication at Makerere University.
He got his first job as a Cameraman, and Video Editor at a small production house called MGS Videos. This humble beginning enabled him to film documentaries, music videos, TV commercials, and also be part of most of the entertainment events in the city as a video editor and camera man. These skills enabled him be relevant as he later joined real television business.

In 2008, Lwanga Douglas Joined Record Television Uganda as a TV Producer and Camera Man. Using his previously attained experience he was able to excel fast in Television and in 2010 he decided to challenge himself and be infront of the camera as he started a daily music Tv show called KATOGO that later became a household name and a must watch.
In 2013, he signed a deal with Africa Broadcasting under Nation Media Group (NTV) to Host a daily Music Show called THE BEAT. This show has hosted a wide range of both Local and international artists. Graphics Animator
After doing another course in multi media studies Douglas has mastered his knowledge in the use of computer graphics programs both still and broadcast. He now produces TV Commercials ranging from Products, Concerts and various artworks that have aired on most Television Channels in Uganda.

Family

Douglas is the 4th born in a family of 5 siblings, three sisters and one brother with both parents still alive. Just like any normal adult, Lwanga Douglas is a happily married man with children.
Event Host- The Annual Purple Party
Lwanga Douglas also has an annual event that brings together Ugandan Entertainers and their fans uniting them in a single End of year Party. This is called the Annual Purple Party Uganda. This event attracts a huge number of music lovers and is graced with nonstop live stage performances all night long.

AWARDS

  • – Best DIVA TV host 2011
  •  Best DIVA TV host 2012
  • Radio and Tv Academy Awards Best Tv Entertainment Host 2013.
  •  Abryans Style and Fashion Awards Best Dressed male TV Personality 2014
  • Uganda Entertainment Awards Best TV Presenter 2015