Hundreds Attend Amagugu Food Expo

HUNDREDS of local and international visitors who attended the third edition of the Amagugu Food and Beverages expo have appealed to organisers of the annual event to, at least, host the expo twice a year, as they feel it brings a unique and brilliant experience. The week-long third edition of the event started on April 1 at Amagugu International Cultural Centre run by historian Pathisa Nyathi in Matopos, 60km along the Bulawayo-Kezi/Maphisa Road. The traditional food expo seeks to conscientise people on the nutritional value of traditional foods and beverages,…

$110 000 Required To Host Premier Arts Awards

ORGANISERS of the Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards have revealed that they need $110 000 to successfully host this year’s third edition of Bulawayo’s biggest dress-up event. The awards ceremony was launched in the city on Friday night at a well-attended event at Bulawayo Theatre. The first two editions of the awards were held at the Large City Hall. This year’s edition will be held on June 29 at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) hall 4 after the nominees dinner party scheduled for June 27 at the ZITF hall 5.…

Zim Visual Artists Set For Italian Exhibition

NATIONAL Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) executive director Nicholas Moyo has urged the four visual artists representing the nation at the Zimbabwe Pavilion of the 58th International Exhibition of Art set for June in Biennale Venice, Italy, to be good ambassadors of the country. The country’s representatives, who are set to raise the nation’s flag high at the showcase are Cosmas Shiridzinomwa (pictured), Georgina Maxim, Kudzanai Violet Hwami, and Neville Starling. The exhibition will be held under the theme Soko Risina Musoro, derived from the late national hero Herbert Chitepo’s…

National Gallery of Zim Launches Pieces For Peace Exhibition

NATIONAL Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) in Bulawayo on Thursday last week held an exhibition Pieces for Peace to promote peaceful co-existence in the highly-polarised country. The exhibition came at a time the nation is faced with economic challenges and the National Gallery in Bulawayo, including artistes, other local businesses and institutions, have called for all the “pieces” to come together for peace. The exhibition is a brainchild of Talent Kapadza, resident and visual artist at the gallery, who said the idea was to connect with the world, especially when looking…