HIFA 2013 Opening Show : What’s Next… Looking Back/Looking Forward
“You can’t be an adult until you have been a child.” Joyce Jenje Makwenda – Zimbabwe Music Historian.
This year’s opening show is an interactive extravaganza, a spectacle of music, dance, and visuals. It is a celebration of young Zimbabwean talent and a chance for you to sing and dance your way into HIFA 2013. A glittering array of musicians from Starbrite and the very best of Zimbabwean dancers will take you on a thrilling journey through the decades, exploring some of our very own legendary music. A fun-fi lled look at the passage of time, ‘What’s Next: Looking Back/Looking Forward’ will give every audience member an opportunity to experience their own magical moment of memory, inspiring pride for today, and excitement for tomorrow.
Wear white if you want to glow.
Director: Asa Jogi
Musical Director: Bernie Bismark
Dance Director: Soukaina Edom, (with the assistance of Anna Morris)
Visual Director: Jill Roberts
Visual Mixer: Simon de Swardt
Costume Design: Sabina Mutsvati
Technical Director: Andrew McClymont
Set Design: heeten bhagat
Production Secretary: Libby Cattin