culture and art

culture and art

Culture and Art

All set for Mafuwe traditional dance festival in Mbare’s Stodart

AN international dance festival known as Mafuwe is set to be held for the first time from this Friday 16 to 18 August at...

Zimfest: Mapfumo rocks England

LEGENDARY Chimurenga artist Thomas Mapfumo last Saturday headlined a star studded line-up of music luminaries with a mouthwatering performance at the annual ZimFest Live...

We don’t expect rewards from artistes: Boss Werras

LOCAL music promoter Samuel “Boss Werras” Saungweme, of Werras Entertainment, has said his involvement in the arts sector is driven by passion and he...

DreamStar ups stake in talent search

ORGANISERS of the annual talent show, DreamStar Zimbabwe, have upped the stakes for this year’s edition by increasing the prize money ahead of the...

Nutty O, Dj Stavo in single collabo

ZIMBABWEAN dancehall artist Carrington Simbarashe Chiwadza popularly known as Nutty O, is working on a collaboration with a local Afro-Jazz artist and music producer...

Nesto eyes bigger market

AFRO-FUSION musician Ernest “Nesto” Mnandi, who topped the charts with his song, My Chocolate, 11 years ago said he was now eyeing the bigger...

Foundation donates books

ANTU Foundation on Monday donated books to St Columbus High School and Robert Tredgold Primary School in Bulawayo to empower pupils and enhance cultural...

Arts icon Stephen Chifunyise dies aged 70

ZIMBABWE arts icon, playwright and former top government official Stephen Chifunyise has died. He was 70. Stephen Chifunyise was born on September 21, 1948 in...

Kapfupi inspires Gweru comedian

LOWER GWERU-born comedian Ngqabutho “Mr Kunyima” Mlilo says he was inspired by Freddy “Kapfupi” Manjalima’s acting prowess, to discover his entertainment talent. In his budding...

Arrested film makers granted $200 bail each

A HARARE magistrate yesterday granted $200 bail each to four filmmakers who are accused of contravening sections of the Censorship and Entertainment Act after...