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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.

 

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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.

Chipawo is Zimbabwe’s leading Arts Education for Development organization which works with children and young persons. Chipawo trains children and also exposes their artistic talent through showcasing and performance’s in other partnerships and countries.

Through the Culture Fund with funds from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) Chipawo has trained 5 primary schools (Chikwira, Nembire, St John’s, Chishumba & Kuhondo) in their Arts Education Empowerment phase two and held a final launch on 25 November 2011 at Chikwira Primary School. Further support from the Culture Fund to the programme which directly benefits children and the youth in Zimbabwe is as follows;

• USD$ 7,100.00 for tours

• USD$ 8,000.00 for training rural schools

• 4 Tynwald Students & 2 Chipawo coordinators were sent to India for the 11th International festival in November last year.

• The Fund purchased traditional instruments including

• 4 Ngomas, 50 Magavhu, 9 Nyunga-Nyunga mbiras & 6 Marimba Knockers for 5 schools in Mashonaland Central

The Culture Fund continues to offer technical and financial support the Arts Education for Development programme.

Chipawo last Saturday 25 February commemorated International Mother Language Day. The Culture Fund with support from the sector, has through the artist’s charter been lobbying for the recognition of local languages in the new constitution due be drawn up through:

Recognizing that language rights are human rights and that local languages are part of the natural infrastructure for national development. (more…)

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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.

info@culturefund.co.zw
http://www.culturefund.org.zw


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Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust Executive Director, Farai Mpfunya with the Dance Crew
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THE FATHER

Written by: August Strindberg

Translated by: Eivor Martinus

Directed by: Peter Churu

Co – produced by the Integrationsteatern, Stockholm Improvisationteater, Global Arts Trust and Complete Arts Project as part of the Zimbabwe Sweden Theatre Workshops funded by the Swedish Arts Council.

Venue: Nicoz Diamond Theatre, Samora Machel Avenue opposite Jameson Hotel

Dates: 08 to 12 November 2011

Time: 17.30hrs

Medium: Stage Play

Genre: Adult Drama

Premise: Who is the father of the child? Can any man declare with certainty that he is the father of his children? Has the woman got the last say? Enter the labyrinth of intrigue in the domestic scene!
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The Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust would like to convey its condolences to Tongai Moyo’s family on his untimely passing on Saturday 15 October 2011 at St Anne’s hospital in Harare.

The popular Sungura maestro was diagnosed with Non- Hodgkins Lymphoma a form of cancer that attacks the white blood cells. After a protracted struggle, the singer succumbed to the disease on Saturday.

May his soul rest in eternal peace (more…)