Categories: Creative Hub

‘Blood Tongue – The Musical’ (Zim-SA)

‘Blood Tongue – The Musical’ :A Zim-SA collaboration In another exciting collaboration unfolding in Bulawayo from 23 October to 10 November, Nhimbe Trust will be producing “Blood Tongue – The Musical”-  a play by the award-winning Zimbabwean  playwright and author, Christopher Mlalazi, directed by Eunice Tava in collaboration with South African music directors Bafana Dladla, […]

Artists Respond to Bulawayo City Council

At a consultative meeting by the Bulawayo Cultural Affairs Office (BCAO) on 1 November held at Bluez Café with artists, arts managers and administrators, promoters and journalists of the city, participants were informed about the history of the Cultural Affairs Office since 2008, current developments, and the role that Nhimbe Trust has played in facilitating […]

Bulawayo City consults Cultural sector

Bulawayo City consults Cultural sector at Bluez Café On Wednesday 1 Oct 2017 from 10am to 12 midday, the Bulawayo Cultural Affairs Office (BCAO) of the City of Bulawayo held a consultative meeting with stakeholders in the Cultural sector, at Bluez Café on Lobengula St cnr 8th Ave Ext. Stakeholders were invited to learn more […]

Nhimbe exec director to African Cultural Policy Network

Nhimbe Trust executive director Josh Nyapimbi was elected on to the steering Committee of the African Cultural Policy Network (ACPN), as well as being appointed Convener of the ACPN Working Group on “Culture, the economy and creative/cultural industries” pursuit to his pioneering work with the Creative Economy Outlook Zimbabwe online Portal.  72 founding members from […]

The ‘Unified Women’ project unfolds in ‘Blue Skies’

The ‘Unified Women’ Project – a cultural exchange programme produced in partnership with The Young Vic Theatre (UK) for young women and emerging creatives from Zimbabwe and the UK – unfolded in Bulawayo in September after calls and selections of artists in the preceding months, and coordination of complex arrangements by the partners in Bulawayo […]

“Unified Women” project comes together in Bulawayo

     On 3 September 2017 under bright blue skies, seven young women from the Young Vic Theatre in London arrived in Bulawayo, to a warm African welcome by Nhimbe Trust, their hosts in ‘The Unified Women Project’, which rolls out in the next two weeks with women artists of Bulawayo at the Bluez Café, housed […]

MANGOMA & ‘SADHANA’ to ignite Bulawayo, 24 Aug

Rich and colourful cultural exchange between music artists of the world :  Bluez Café, Bulawayo – Thursday 24 August 2017 In August the exciting cultural exchange project SADHANA will unfold in Zimbabwe, featuring four fascinating musicians from far- flung corners of the globe – Mukta Raste (India), Tedi En (Indonesia), Amy Garapic (USA) and Othnell […]

Message of support from Paul Lunga, London

Message of support from Paul Lunga, London

PAUL LUNGA, UK (25 May):  “I send my greetings from London to all Byo musicians and to Nhimbe Trust.  Thank you for inviting me to this special occasion, your official opening.  Apologies I could not attend… but I feel very honoured to be invited.  I have also communicated to some colleagues in the music industry […]

Bluez Cafe’ as a creative hub

Research reveals that hubs have become nests for freelancers and micro SME’s to gather, connect and collaborate. They are lighthouses for forgotten areas of the city, gathering people in unused spaces and connecting previously invisible communities. Hubs not only form communities, they also develop a structured serendipity that enables people to connect in ways they […]

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