Articles tagged 'chiwoniso maraire'

Ex-Chiwoniso band member goes solo 15 June 2016 HARARE - Ex-Chiwoniso Maraire backing vocalist Rumbidzai Tavaziva is set to step out of her cocoon next month as she will be launching a solo musical career. Tavaziva, who has been operating under the shadow of big artistes in local showbiz including Maraire, Pax Afro, Victor Kunonga, Willom T...
Chiwoniso's nephew forms dance group 10 December 2015 HARARE - Wesley Maraire, nephew to late mbira queen Chiwoniso Maraire, has teamed up with three other dance enthusiasts to form a traditional dance ensemble called Tamba Africa. The group, that is run by a board that includes Blessed Rukweza, creative director Victor Peturo and Maraire as oper...
Chiwoniso, Mutirowafanza honoured 13 October 2015 HARARE - The late mbira queen Chiwoniso Maraire as well as departed actors Mackey Tickeys and Simon “Mutirowafanza” Shumba were awarded the Safirio Madzikatire Lifetime Achievement Award by the Zimbabwe International Film Festival(ZIFF) awards at the weekend. The trio was posthumously honoured...
Fitting honour for Rebel Woman 27 July 2014 HARARE - A Chiwoniso Maraire tribute concert without the spontaneity and verve that was abundant on Thursday night at the Book Café would have been out of sync with the late mbira star’s legacy. The well-attended concert and the induction of Chiwoniso into the Book Café Hall of Fame, was indee...
Chiwoniso tribute song realesed 5 September 2013 HARARE - Netherlands-based Rina Mushonga has released a song in honour of late mbira queen Chiwoniso Mararire. Rina did the tribute song for Chiwoniso, who died on July 24, at the age of 37, after being invited by a Dutch radio station. “I was asked to do a tribute interview/performance for RN...
Tourism night to honour Chiwoniso 6 August 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) says the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO theme song will celebrate life of the late mbira diva Chiwoniso Maraire who took part in coining the winning entry. Head of corporate affairs Sugar Chagonda said it was unfortunate that Chiwonis...
Tributes pour in for Chiwoniso 26 July 2013 HARARE - Songbird Chiwoniso Maraire has passed on. Yes, just like that! The mbira music star, 37, died on Wednesday evening at the CitiMed Hospital in Chitungwiza after being admitted with a suspected pneumonia infection. Chiwoniso had been admitted at the hospital for the last 10 days and was aw...
RIP rebel woman 26 July 2013 HARARE - Mbira star Chiwoniso Maraire s sudden death on Wednesday night has plunged Zimbabwe into mourning with fellow artistes and fans struggling to come to terms with the loss of a music icon. Chiwoniso (37) died of suspected pneumonia at CitiMed Hospital in Chitungwiza. She leaves behind two ...
Chiwoniso, Ammara to delight audiences 7 November 2012 HARARE - In a rare concert duet, internationally-acclaimed mbira star Chiwoniso Maraire will perform with Ammara Brown, daughter of the late Andy Brown. Ironically, Maraire was once married to Brown and had children together. While Amara has her own mother, in our local tradition she passes as Ch...