HIFA 30 April - 5 May 2019

Lutin'

TRESOR 6 May 2018 A night of cultural wonder and awe! The cool Harare night was set ablaze by Tresor s prolific performance! Each note was hit to perfection which sent the crowd wild. No words can express th...
HEATHER MASSIE 6 May 2018 Heather Massie has one more performance of her captivating solo act of the Life and Inventions of Hedy Lamarr. Heather is a versatile actress who is able to bring numerous characters to life ...
AND HERE I AM 6 May 2018 In Shona there is a saying that goes as , kura uwone which translates to grow up and see . That is the only way to describe the life journey of a young adolescent who turns into a man in this ...
MÁRIO LAGINHA 6 May 2018 He started the performance with a beautifully improvised piece giving us a small glimpse into his skill and creativity. Throughout the performance, his magical fingers enchanted the audience as t...
ALMASI STAGED READING: THE PROPHET DIRECTED BY SANDRA GOLIATH 6 May 2018 Of Prophets, profits, sex and the Bible This phenomenal play by Patrick Miller is a bold move in addressing some of the unaddressed topics in present day Zimbabwe. Featuring up-and-coming ...
MACHUME ZANGO & FOREST JAM 6 May 2018 This was a true jam session. Their unique jazz and contemporary sound had the audience hooked. Their energetic and fun tunes had the people on their feet dancing and singing with them. The modern...
HIVOS CONVERSATIONS WOMEN LEAD 6 May 2018 The Women s Movement has no timeline and starts the moment you are born and it doesn t stop! The Women s Movement in Zimbabwe began way before Mbuya Nehanda into the Liberation War and into...
SING YOUR WAY TO THE STARS 6 May 2018 These children were a delight to watch. They showed incredible courage in being able to stand on the Coca-Cola Green stage and sing and dance solo. They sang a wide range of genres showing off the...
HOPE MASIKE WOWS THE CROWD 6 May 2018 Her presence brought in a crowd that left not even a space to spare in the Global stage. Everyone was mesmerized by her performance. The sound of the mbira with the other instruments converge...
VERA & SHELTON 6 May 2018 Up and coming artistes Vera and Shelton yesterday woke the crowd up to a wonderful jazzy morning in the Coca-Cola Green. Their mainly love themed songs are easy on the ear and got the small e...
ZIMPRAISE GOSPEL CHOIR 6 May 2018 Zimpraise is an award-winning gospel choir that has toured the world. Their vision is to unite nations through praise and worship. This choir empowers the audience with inspiration and incred...
WORKSHOPS 6 May 2018 The HIFA 2018 Workshops Programme would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to St. Michael s Presentation Primary School and the Shadwell family for their support and generous loaning of variou...
Winky D is a Danger to the Economy – Everything and Everyone 'Grinds' to a Halt When He Performs!! 5 May 2018 Eeeehhhh, comrades, we have probrem. In fact a number of probrems. Some say you can measure the success of an event by the types of problems they have. Here on these pages of the independently run and...
Beatenberg 5 May 2018 Back and better than ever before, Beatenberg graced the ZOL Main Stage with their presence giving us a night to remember. Their music reached out to the souls of the audience and had them shouting for...
TCHEKA 5 May 2018 Tcheka is a master of the guitar, period. He plays with an unmistakable passion and his smooth voice and commanding singing draws the audience into his performance. Though singing in Portuguese, ...
SEZ SHEApplauds Kindness 5 May 2018 Under the Affluence had the audience riding along on a very intense life coaster in their performance of Sez She yesterday at the Studio@TheStandard. The play, which explored stories of over twel...
CONGO COWBOYS 5 May 2018 True to their name, the Congo Cowboys brought forth a truly great country performance with the banjo and bluesy bass lines. Their fast and yet powerful songs easily drew in the audience. The lead...
BIG BANG IN BORROWDALE 5 May 2018 If you missed Cynthia Mupasa yesterday as she tried to figure out the reason behind all the explosive e sounds in the quiet suburbs of Borrowdale Brooke at the Studio @ The Standard, be sure to...
PSMAS FIRST STREET STAGE IN COLLABORATION WITH PEPFAR 5 May 2018 The stage was set on fire when the Zimbabwe College of Music dancers performed on the HIFA first street stage. The audience was mesmerized by their vibrant, energy-packed traditional dances. The ...
ACOUSTIC TALENT 5 May 2018 Andrea Valeri reminded every eye and ear in the Theatre @ The Standard Complex yesterday about the joys of living- appreciating even the smallest of all treasures. Andrea s groovy and upbeat skil...
DE LUKES 5 May 2018 Hailing from Bulawayo and tackling everyday life themes like love, respect and other societal norms expressed through their Afro Jazz performances, De Lukes is clearly a band to watch out for in ...
Sonic Wonderland 3: Dance for Democracy 5 May 2018 Lucky Charmes exciting groovy house sound has led to an impressive tour pedigree all over the world, including Antwerp, Ibiza and Belgium. Bali Bandits are two fun and happily crazy guys. ...
Tresor 5 May 2018 Tresor is a multi-platinum selling artist in South Africa with worldwide releases by some of the biggest labels including Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony Music. Born in DRC and startin...
Wonder Woman Lira wows HIFA 4 May 2018 A truly magnificent night! Lira gave the ZOL Main Stage audience much more than their money s worth!! The stunning songstress churned out hit after hit. One audience member plainly said that Lira s se...
Madalitso 4 May 2018 When the two men outfit introduced themselves as a band just before their performance, instinctively I became skeptical of their performance. However, Madalitso is for me one of the coolest bands eve...
FROM NEW YORK TO HARARE – “BIRDS OF FREEDOM” AN EXHIBITION BY VICKIE FRÉMONT 4 May 2018 The art work takes you on a journey using traditional textiles and techniques of the various people s of the African continent, into a spiritual world that touches your imagination. The amount of...
BOOK OF SPELLS 4 May 2018 This truly lived up to its name as an enchanting and magical performance by the duo Afield. Rebecca Fischer and Anthony Hawley took an artistic view to the words colour , water and spam usin...
MADALITSO 4 May 2018 When the two men outfit introduced themselves as a band just before their performance, instinctively I became skeptical of their performance. However, Madalitso is for me one of the coolest band...
SYLENT NQO THE GUITAR MONARCH 4 May 2018 It threatened to rain. However nature yielded in anticipation of what this now world-renowned Zimbabwean virtuoso had in store for the Coca-Cola Green crowd. The magnetic pull off his guitar ...
PE JAZZ BAND 4 May 2018 The young members of the Prince Edwards Jazz Band made the stage their own. Their fun and energetic sound brought people to the Coca-Cola Green area like some huge magnet. They held stage confide...

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