Articles tagged 'nhimbe trust'

Arts sector reforms long overdue 14 May 2018 HARARE - Nhimbe Trust, an advocate for a vibrant and sustainable Zimbabwean creative sector notes that the government wishes to absorb the Censorship Board and the National Arts Council into their parent ministry as well as privatise the National Handicraft Centre. We warn against this being d...
Zanu PF youths besiege Nhimbe Trust 14 April 2018 BULAWAYO - Marauding Zanu PF youths allegedly held hostage Nhimbe Trust executive director Josh Nyapimbi (pictured) and staff members of other non-governmental organisations Youth Contact Centre (YCC) and Bluez Café occupying the same building for more than an hour. The incident has left the s...
Culture at the heart of Nhimbe Trust 7 February 2018 BULAWAYO - Against a background of the stark realities of life in Zimbabwe in 2017, Bulawayo-based Nhimbe Trust managed to address key priorities for improved freedom of artistic expression, improved socio-economic status of artists, positive attitudes of society towards artists and their work, a...
Nhimbe Trust: 15 years of services to creatives 22 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo-based Nhimbe Trust marks its 15th year of service to creatives in 2018, an achievement well worth celebrating as they managed to foster lasting, positive change to the status of the artists and creative industries in Zimbabwe and around the world. Nhimbe Trust was founded i...
Bluez Cafe creates hub for artists 17 January 2018 BULAWAYO - Bluez Café, the new multi-dimensional arts centre in Bulawayo, kicks off strongly this January, starting the year on a high note with the second phase of implementation to transform the old Youth Contact Centre (former Scout Hall) into a vibrant creative space and creative hub for arti...
Nhimbe Trust brings 'Blood Tongue-The Musical' 7 November 2017 HARARE - In another exciting collaboration unfolding in Bulawayo from 23 October to 10 November, Nhimbe Trust will be producing “Blood Tongue - The Musical”- a play by the award-winning Zimbabwean playwright and author, Christopher Mlalazi, directed by Eunice Tava in collaboration with South Afri...
'Tellers: The Musical' comes to Harare 2 May 2017 HARARE - Bulawayo's Nhimbe Trust presents in Harare Tellers: The Musical, an adaptation of the play Women Without Husbands by Raisedon Baya, with music and direction by Bafana Dladla (SA) and produced by Josh Nyapimbi. Tellers: The Musical will showcase at the Gallery Delta, Harare, on Friday ...
Play explores women's challenges 2 May 2017 HARARE - Among the many talented playwrights who responded to the open call for plays that explore the challenges faced by women in politics, Nhimbe Trust has selected Thoko Zulu’s Lunatic. Lunatic gives an insight into extreme human behaviour and the conflicts and demands of living in an unju...
Bluez Café to be launched on Africa Day 13 April 2017 HARARE - Bluez CAFÉ, a creative space being created by Nhimbe Trust to cater for the needs of diverse arts disciplines in Bulawayo, will be launched on May 25. The arts venue, which is modelled around the defunct Book Café, seeks to provide a creative space for arts disciplines such as music, ...
Byo to set up Book Café replica 3 April 2017 BULAWAYO - Nhimbe Trust, a Bulawayo-based arts education organisation, intends to set up a creative space in Zimbabwe’s second largest city which is similar to the defunct Book Café which shut its doors two years ago. To set the ball rolling, Nhimbe Trust, which has been running arts events ar...
Nhimbe uplifts arts in Byo 29 December 2016 HARARE- Bulawayo-based Nhimbe Trust received the National Arts Merit Awards (Nama) 2016 National Arts Service Award presented by the Rural Development and Preservation of National Cultural Heritage minister Abedinigo Ncube, on behalf of the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NacZ), the convener o...
Ban on documentary slammed 13 April 2016 HARARE - Nhimbe Trust, an arts organisation that advocates for public policies in cultural matters has castigated the banning of Democrats by the Censorship Board of Zimbabwe. Democrats is a documentary which followed the proceedings during the constitution-making process from 2010-2013. It wa...
Call to abolish censorship board 29 October 2015 HARARE - Arts practitioners and artists drawn from across the arts and culture sector have called for abolishment of the censorship board and other bodies censoring or regulating artistic expressions in order to comply with Zimbabwe’s new constitution. The recommendation came out of a strategi...