Articles tagged 'harare international festival of the arts'

Hifa roars to life 1 May 2018 HARARE - Fireworks are expected in Harare as the 18th annual Harare International Festival of Arts (Hifa) kicks off in the capital tonight, with several dance, music, art, theatre performances spreading over six days till Sunday. The festival which will feature a number of political showcases ...
Bali Bandits join Hifa's DJ party 6 March 2018 HARARE - Dutch DJs, Bali Bandits, will join an impressive cast at the third edition of the annual DJ party — Sonic Wonderland — at this year's Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa). This year's Hifa runs from May 1 to 6. Sonic Wonderland features local and visiting Electronic Dan...
Hifa feels the pinch 27 July 2016 HARARE - Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa), which cancelled its 2016 edition in a bid to “reinvent itself,” has made a public appeal for donations. Hifa founder and artistic director Manuel Bagorro made the appeal for donations on his Facebook page. “Please, donate to Hifa. T...
Hifa comedy programme kicks off 12 May 2016 HARARE - Comedians from South Africa and Zimbabwe will feature in the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) comedy and satire programme which will run at Reps Theatre from today until Sunday. Participating comedians include Lindzy Lihle Msimang, Yasseen Barnes, Donavan Goliath (Sout...
Hifa lines up workshops 23 April 2016 HARARE - The Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) has lined up a series of workshops that will take place during the CABS Classical Weekend to be hosted by St Georges College from April 29 to May 1. The CABS Classical Music Celebration will feature South African group Coda Africa, ...
Hifa unveils 2016 programme 24 March 2016 HARARE - The Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) has lined up a series of events that will take place in the run-up to their 2017 edition. Hifa announced in October last year that they had decided not to hold their six-day event this year to allow them “to step back, reinvent and ...
Hifa reaches out to communities 30 April 2015 HARARE - There will be a number of outreach performances this year, with local and international artists going out to low-income areas within Harare to perform and workshop with the communities there. Dance companies such as Kuenda Productions will be presenting Twenty Fifteen. Other performan...
Tumbuka returns to Hifa 23 April 2015 HARARE - Award-winning Tumbuka Dance Company will return to this year's Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) with a presentation of renowned choreographer Snoden Filimon's latest work titled We Were Made Men. Tumbuka's Hifa 2015 show, that will take place at Reps Theatre on May 1, ...
Four Hifa investors pull out 14 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's biggest arts showcase, the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa), says it has lost four direct investors due to the country's depressed economic environment. Tafadzwa Simba, Hifa's associate executive director, told the Daily News yesterday that the four corporat...
Japanese arts groups for Hifa 3 December 2014 HARARE - Two Japanese cultural groups are set to perform at next year's edition of the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa). Japanese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Yoshi Hiraishi told the Daily News that it was important to revitalise the bilateral relationship between the two countries i...
HIFA beckons 29 April 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe is overflowing with expectation as arts lovers await the six-day Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) which kicks off in the capital tomorrow. The Harare Gardens will witness an explosion of beautiful sights and harmonious sounds from April 29 to May 4, 2014 with ...
Mtawarira hits out at Hifa 24 April 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean R ‘n’ B singer Audius Mtawarira says the decision by the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) to deny him a chance to perform at this year’s edition is both offensive and disrespectful. The Day Like This singer, who wrote and produced music for top artistes  lik...
Hifa to feature quality designs, local swag 23 April 2014 HARARE - This year’s edition of Hifa 2014 will see different designs from Vintage to High Fashion being showcased. The Hifa Fashion Festival is a celebration of high quality design and local swag. Over the last few years, Hifa has become an important platform for fashion and style. The f...
Hifa endorses Zim dancehall 10 April 2014 HARARE - Music promoters regard the Harare International Festival of the arts (Hifa)’s decision to end this year’s edition with a Zim dancehall concert as an endorsement of the music genre. The Zim Dancehall Blast Concert featuring Killer T, Lady Squanda, Ricky Fire, Platinum Prince and Dhadza...
'Hifa involves communities' 2 March 2014 HARARE - Thank you very much for the kind words pertaining to the Harare International Festival of the Arts’ (Hifa’s) contribution to the community and for highlighting the work Hifa does in bringing communities together. We would just like to add to the discussion you began through your edito...
Hifa clarifies Bagorro's return 27 February 2014 HARARE - There is nothing peculiar about Manuel Bagorro bouncing back as the artistic director of Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) just a year after he quit, a spokesperson for the arts fiesta has said. Bagorro, the founder of Hifa, was replaced by Gavin Peter after he quit the...
Hifa must target more communities 27 February 2014 HARARE - Annual arts jamboree — the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) — has defied all odds to become the main attraction in the industry. It has grown on the back of significant corporate and local support which is not rivalled by any other arts event in this country. As suc...
Hifa boss dares women 2 October 2013 BULAWAYO - Maria Wilson, the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) executive director, says women will only increase clout in theatre by fighting for their space without apology. The Hifa boss made the remarks while officiating at a workshop for women theatre professionals during th...