Articles tagged 'national arts council of zimbabwe'

Moyo appointment under scrutiny 22 September 2018 HARARE - The recent appointment of Nicholas Moyo, as the substantive director of the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe is under scrutiny with arts pressure group Nhimbe Trust saying he was a beneficiary of a flawed process. The Josh Nyamupimbi-led organisation is pushing for newly-appointed Ar...
Moyo appointed Nacz boss 6 August 2018 HARARE - The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) has announced the appointment of Nicholas Moyo as its new director with effect from this month. He replaces Elvas Mari who stepped down in April this year. Announcing the latest development, Nacz board chairperson Herbert Chimhundu, said...
Nacz hunts for a director 5 June 2018 HARARE - National Arts Council of Zimbabwe is hunting for a director following the resignation of Elvas Mari in March. The country's arts mother body advertised the post over the weekend. “The director must be a strategic thinker and team leader who is dynamic, innovative and self-motivated...
Culture Week launch moved to Gwanda 14 May 2018 HARARE - Culture Week commemorations launch that was scheduled for Harare on May 19 has been moved to Gwanda on the same date. The Culture Week will run from May 19-25, 2018 and preparations are on course in all provinces. “Culture Week National launch that was scheduled to be held at Harar...
Zim marks Theatre Day 27 March 2018 HARARE - National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) in collaboration with arts associations, arts organisations and promoters has lined up activities throughout Zimbabwe to commemorate three UN Observances falling within a week of each other. These being March 20, World Day of Theatre for Childr...
Tuku appointed to Nacz board 6 July 2017 HARARE - Superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi has been included in the new National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) board which was appointed by minister of Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage Abednico Ncube yesterday. The board will be chaired by former ...
'No complainant against Wizkid' 1 July 2016 HARARE - The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) has said it will take action against the promoter of the ill-fated Wizkid concert. The gig failed to take place in April. The Nigerian musician failed to perform at Old Hararians Sports Club despite the fact that he was in the country, h...
Arts council threatens to deregister promoters 2 May 2016 HARARE - The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) will not hesitate to deregister non-compliant arts organisations if they do not act in accordance with the council's requirements. This was said by Nacz officials at a stakeholders' meeting with arts associations last week in Harare. The...
Confusion over Toni Braxton concert fees 16 September 2015 HARARE - Bernie Bismark, who co-promoted the Toni Braxton-Babyface Concert with South African company Canoc Live, has refuted claims by Tourism minister Walter Mzembi that she duped the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz). Officially launching Sungura artiste Peter Moyo's latest album on ...
'Arrest Babyface, Braxton promoters' 7 September 2015 HARARE - Acting Arts and Culture minister Walter Mzembi on Friday called for the arrest of local promoters for the recent joint Babyface and Toni Braxton concert at the Borrowdale Racecourse. The promoters allegedly disappeared without paying $15 000 performance fees to the National Arts Counc...
Release Zimdancehall fracas probe report 6 February 2015 HARARE - The probe team set up by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) on November 8, last year to investigate the reasons behind the violence that blighted the dancehall clash organised by Chipaz Promotions held at the City Sports Centre was widely welcomed by music stakeholders. When...
Chipaz free to hold gigs: Nacz 12 December 2014 HARARE - National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) says it will not stop embattled Chipaz Promotions’ forthcoming Zimdancehall Shutdown’ gig set for the City Sports Centre on December 19. Despite the fact that the national arts body is still investigating the violence that rocked the Sting Clas...
Zima, Nacz indaba on as scheduled 28 October 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) will finally take place tomorrow at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). The awards, which are making a comeback after a seven-year break, were originally scheduled for October 3, but were postponed at the last moment to tomorrow, the same da...
Nacz slammed for double booking events 22 October 2014 HARARE - Artistes have slammed the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) for clearing the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) and the Nacz’s Arts and Culture Indaba which will both take place on October 29. Zima, making a comeback after a seven-year break, will take place at the Harare Internation...
Mai Charamba did not deserve Nama award 19 February 2014 EDITOR — I see no reason why National Arts Council of Zimbabwe should defend Olivia Charamba’s award. I recently wrote to you saying I was very disappointed with her win and I maintain that, Mai Charamba shouldn’t have won that award. For your own information Nacz, I am not the only person ag...
Nama deadline looms 28 November 2013 HARARE - The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) has urged media houses and artistes to submit their entries for the 13th National Arts Merit Awards (Nama) slated for February 2014 before this coming Saturday. Cathrine Mthombeni, the Nacz communications and marketing officer, advised all ...
Jikinya ratchets up Reps 13 November 2013 HARARE - Preparations for this year's National Jikinya Dance Festival to be held in Bulawayo at the Large City Hall on November 29 have gone a gear up. The festival that is held annually by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) seeks to at encourage children to appreciate and perform Zi...
Artists must join health, funeral policies 2 September 2013 HARARE - Most Zimbabwean artists are making it both locally and internationally. Their fame centres mainly on the type of art that they do. Such kind of prominence should be maintained by at least planning for future eventualities such as sickness and death. It should be said from the on...
NACZ doesn't register artistes 28 July 2013 HARARE - Many artistes, arts groups and bands have visited the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) head office and those scattered countrywide to enquire about how to register with the Council. We have heard many artistes, bands and individuals who claim to be registered with NACZ. Let...
Govt must take arts, culture seriously 26 October 2012 HARARE - As leaders in the art sector gather in Masvingo for a National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) symposium next week, government must take the arts and culture sector seriously from both a funding and promotion point of view. While a number of gatherings have been held before on these subj...
Mash East supporting arts, culture: Mari 18 October 2012 HARARE - Director of the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz), Elvas Mari said Mashonaland East Education Provincial Office has shown much support to the arts and culture sector. Mari said this while addressing delegates at the 2012 Annual Mashonaland East Provincial Merit Awards last week at...