Eduzine is delighted to introduce amazing Global Citizen, Gilmore Tee.
Gilmore is the Managing Editor of Deck magazine and also a member of the British Council Global Changemakers International Network. Gilmore has been involved in the global arts & cultural industry since the age of 16. He has sat on international panels and has contributed greatly to the development and sustainability of the creative industries of Zimbabwe. He boasts working with Alliance Francaise, Civic World, Tallberg Forum, UNESCO and British Council, amongst many international establishments he has influenced. Gilmore Tee holds Diplomas in French, Development Studies and Leadership. He is involved in a full range of artistic programs worldwide and has been listed as one of the world’s ‘Most Influential Young People’ by organisations in the UK and Worldwide. Indeed at Eduzine, our research suggests that Gilmore is the Most Influential Young Person in the world. However, speaking modestly of himself, Gilmore says “Gilmore Tee is simply an Arts Practitioner.”
Gilmore’s Story

Gilmore T. Moyo was born in 1990 in the city of Kings and Queens, kwaBulawayo, the second largest city of Zimbabwe. He grew up in Bulawayo and spent his first few years schooling in the countryside whilst living with his grandparents. Thereafter he continued his education at McKeaurtan Primary School with his three siblings. He recalls enjoying art, music, reading and writing from an early age and at the age of 10 he was selected to represent his school at a national arts event. This event took place at the National Art Gallery of Bulawayo. Little did he know that one day he would be working with the respected individuals who run the gallery!
“Weirdly my best friend at primary school was the Head Boy even though I was one of the naughty kids! I used to do a lot of paintings at that time for my sister and my mother. I also wrote a composition about the most beautiful thing in my life – my mother. I remember being called into my grade teacher, Mrs Gwebu’s office with my mother, thinking I was in trouble. However, I had been called in to read the composition to her and to all the grade classes. She thought I had described my mother in a unique way with a unique way of writing.”
Gilmore remembers looking forward to the visit from the mobile library and enjoying the Hardy Boys and Famous Five novels. He used to participate in sports but only those he had to (baseball, cricket and swimming) as he was not particularly interested in sporting activities.
“My mother stayed at the SOS Children’s Village where she looked after the orphans and gave them motherly love. Although I lost my dad at the age of 4, I had a close relationship with my grandfather and two brothers. I think my childhood times taught me how to give time to others. My mother used to give her love and time to others and I learnt to do the same.”
“Going to high school was such a step ahead. Having to go to a multi-racial school with all new faces was a bit overwhelming and scary at the time. It was not easy learning 9 subjects at the same time. I found myself falling behind and having no time to play, as we had 2 hours of sport after classes which didn’t please me. However, after 4 months I did find myself falling in love with cricket and slowly starting to enjoy the busy high school life.”

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Fashion Weekend Zimbabwe is Zimbabwe’s essential shopping, music and food event, an annual event that merges fashion, music and food into one program; primarily promoting fashion. Zimbabwean Designers, Retailers, Beauticians, Makeup Houses, Spa’s, Musicians and Fine Food Providers will all come together under one roof; taking the consumer on a Fashion, Food and Music journey. The event will run over a weekend with fashion markets, beauty hubs, day time fashion shows, food markets, live music and an opening gala – all part of the exciting Fashion Weekend programme.
This year Fashion Weekend Zimbabwe will hold an inaugural gala at the Glasshouse Borrowdale Racecourse on Saturday 2nd November 2013 to introduce and launch the event for 2014. Guests attending the Gala will be treated to a preview of what’s to come in 2014, with a red carpet arrival featuring a fashion market, a beauty hub, food stalls and much more.
We have three types of tickets on sale, each ticket includes:
VIP Tickets at $75 include;

  • Pre-event on the night of the event from 5.30 pm to 7.30pm. Here you will mingle with other VIP’s, sample canapés from our food market, sip on welcoming cocktails and sample Graham Beck premium wines with first access into the Fashion Weekend Hubs (Fashion Market and Beauty Bars).
  • Two course dinner with Graham Beck premium wines.
  • Live entertainment and a Fashion Show production by local designers.
  • An Exclusive VIP gift bag.
  • Entry into the FWZ after party.

Standard Tickets at $65 include;
Doors open 7.30pm

  • Access into the Fashion Weekend Hubs (Fashion Market and Beauty Bars).
    Two course dinner with Graham Beck premium wines.
  • Live entertainment and a Fashion Show production by local designers.
  • Entry into the FWZ after party.

General Tickets at $30 include;

  • Live entertainment and a Fashion Show production by local designers.
  • Entry into the FWZ after party.

*CASH BAR* Each dinner Table sits Ten People, booking a Full VIP Table will result in a 15% discount. To purchase tickets please contact Simone on +263 73 607 2477.
Shamiso Catherine Ruzvidzo
Fashion Weekend Zimbabwe Director
http://www.fashionweekendzim.com

Saturday 24 Aug, Alliance Francaise, screening of Eat Sleep Die (1730hrs) followed by reception- courtesy of Swedish Embassy

Tuesday 27 Aug, screening of FREESTATE (1730hrs) followed by reception- courtesy of embassy of Canada

Tuesday 27 Aug at the Book Cafe at 1730hrs is the screening of THE ANTIVIOLENCE CRUSADE (1730hrs) which will be followed by a prayer led by Pastor Gwen Kanokanga, a prayer for peace and national progress in Zimbabwe

Thursday 29th Aug, we will have a talk at the Alliance Francaise for women’s labor issues in the arts industry

Saturday 31st August at the Book Cafe (1730hrs) is the closing ceremony. We will play spots on women’s experiences in the arts industry.

Saturday 24 Aug-  film talk by visiting Brazillian-American filmmaker and human rights activist Iara Lee. Film Screening Suffering Grasses on Saturday 24 Aug at the Alliance at 1530hrs.

Please follow link below for IIFF 2013 PDF programme
http://icapatrust.org/e-catalouge.pdf

The Culture Fund envisions a thriving Zimbabwe that is confident in its innovation and creativity that is nurtured through a culture of open dialogue and creation of knowledge accessible to all its citizens. The Culture Fund plays a leading role in gearing the country towards becoming a creative society benefiting from a creative economy. It supports the cultural sphere through results-based programming.

 

The festival is held in association with Indian Council for cultural relations (ICCR) and National Bal Bhavan.

This festival is a perfect place for children from different parts of the world to unwind their talents in an unfettered manner to their optimal degree of performance. Festival will be a blend of performances, seminars and workshops. The 4-day festival held in Delhi, India  from 5th to 8th December 2013

Over 5000 to 7000 children from India & other countries will meet to present their ideas, dreams & hopes of the future, their language being drama, action, dance & music. In the past years we had teams from Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Israel, Iran, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Thailand, United Kingdom, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Bangladesh and Venezuela and many more.

For more information kindly visit our website http://www.ryanicfpa.com

The Festival is hosted and funded by Ryan International Schools founded in 1991 by the St. Xavier’s Group of Schools, who already have a successful track record in imparting quality education since 1976. The group owes its success to the excellent team created by the Founder-Chairman Dr. A. F. Pinto and Managing Director Madam Grace Pinto.

We are looking for entries from group to participate in our festival and would appreciate your organization’s participation in this festival. We request you to send us the Application form with details about your group and performance via e-mail or feel free to contact us at

Tel Nos.:     0091-11-27934511
Fax:            0091-11-27934550
Email:         ryanschool@gmail.com

Boarding and lodging will be provided free of cost at the hotels, youth hostels and host families, there are no registration charges.

Air/Rail fares will be borne by the institutions/participants. Sight seeing will be organized for all International Teams.

If you have any queries, call us or mail us. A formal invitation and last year’s brochure will be posted to you once we have received and evaluate your application form.

Application Form and Principles of Organization & Management enclosed with this invitation. You can mail us all the details by 30th September 2013.

We look forward to your reply. Hope to see you in India.

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Regards
Utkarsh Marwah
Creative Director
Ryan Foundation
C/O Ryan International School
Phase III, Sector – 25,
Rohini
New Delhi -110085
Ph- 00-91-9911446620
Fax- 00-91-11-27934550
http://www.ryanicfpa.com

The Culture Fund envisions a thriving Zimbabwe that is confident in its innovation and creativity that is nurtured through a culture of open dialogue and creation of knowledge accessible to all its citizens. The Culture Fund plays a leading role in gearing the country towards becoming a creative society benefiting from a creative economy. It supports the cultural sphere through results-based programming.

 

 

The creative sector in Zimbabwe is seeking a voice in national dialogue by harnessing the opportunities offered by social media’s innovative technologies to create novel discourse that can contribute to the country’s development. Culture Fund Trust of Zimbabwe and partners including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) plan to bring together a variety of Zimbabweans in their diversity to suggest how best dialogue can preempt and prevent conflict and paint a narrative that gives the nation future prosperity. “In Zimbabwe we have tended to be narrow minded in assuming that politicians are the only ones who can determine our future. That is a very narrow and misguided view because politicians are not necessarily the most creative people.

We need politicians to be assisted by other people who often have the sharpness of mind and freshness to bring innovation even in political processes,” says Culture Fund Trust executive director Farai Mpfunya. Culture Fund Trust and its partners will facilitate the creation of a Twitter account where people can contribute new innovative ideas and their own perceptions about what the country should be in future. The contributions will be pooled under the banner ‘My Zimbabwe Stories’. Mpfunya believes that if people live in the same geographical space and share the same history, pain and experiences they are going to end up with certain things that are similar among them but those similar things have to be pieced together to become a national developmental trajectory for the country to follow. “We are aware that there is diversity and we want to be different and respect difference but we also want to acknowledge that difference itself needs to convert at some point to constructively allow us as a nation to propel us into the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Theatre techniques workshop to be conducted by Assitej International president Yvette Hardie from Cape Town

DATE: Friday 10 May 2013

VENUE: Zimbabwe Community Hall (Opposite Mushandira Pamwe Hotel)

TIME: 10:30am – 4.00pm

Zimbabwe Association of Theatre for Children and Young People – ZATCYP in collaboration with Association of Community Theatre Artists in Harare – ACTAH are hosting the Theatre techniques workshop including:
Professional Lessac based body, Voice techniques and Techniques suitable for adults working for young audiences. The workshop is conducted by the Cape Town based president of ASSITEJ International Yvette Hardie who is also the director of ASSITEJ South Africa and director of the play “The Ogreling” which was staged at this year’s HIFA. All interested Community Theatre Artists and any other Theatre Artists interested in doing theatre for children and young people are welcome.

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The Culture Fund envisions a thriving Zimbabwe that is confident in its innovation and creativity that is nurtured through a culture of open dialogue and creation of knowledge accessible to all its citizens. The Culture Fund plays a leading role in gearing the country towards becoming a creative society benefiting from a creative economy. It supports the cultural sphere through results-based programming.