May 2017

Young voices & rhythms open Bluez Cafe

      MAP – ‘Music According to Percussion’ – a project by leading percussionist Othnell Moyo, which preserves Southern African traditional rhythms and melodies by creating songs that also incorporates folklore styles. Two music albums have been recorded by MAP, which has also held a 2- day festival and talent search in Nguboyenja annually since […]

FORTY artists open Bluez Cafe Stage

The BLUEZ CAFE GARDEN STAGE provided a perfect platform under the balmy evening sky, and excellent sound quality with full backline and technical backup provided by Sound Kalcha – Bulawayo’s highly professional sound engineering operation – laid the foundation and backdrop for vivid performances by a diverse line-up of music artists, introduced by MC Zanele […]

Bluez Cafe opens on Africa Day

A BRIGHT FLAME WAS IGNITED, under the constellation of stars straddling the wide open skies of Bulawayo on Africa Day: the official opening of the Bluez Café, with a star-studded line-up of 40 artists gathered to perform in celebration of the birth of a new cultural hub in the city. Building on the legacy of […]

Review: Tellers, ‘The Musical’ in Harare

Review: Tellers, ‘The Musical’ in Harare

Independently of HIFA this year, the play “TELLERS, THE MUSICAL” debuted in Harare on Friday 5 May, and exploded into life on the amphitheatre stage of Harare’s renowned art institution, Gallery Delta.   The high-energy play is a hard-hitting ‘dramedy’ against the backdrop of a vivid music score covering many genres.  It cleverly depicts the […]



NHIMBE TRUST :  CALL TO YOUNG WOMEN IN THEATRE AND TELEVISION Participation in The ‘Unified Women’ Project In 2017 ‘The Unified Women Project’ will be produced in a partnership between The Young Vic Theatre (UK) and Nhimbe Trust (Bulawayo), which will provide cultural exchange between 20 young women and emerging creatives from the UK and […]