The Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) programme is out and available for download. This years’ HIFA edition is running by. BancABC Day Programme. Tuesday 01 May BancABC Day. Wednesday 02 May CABS Day. Thursday 03 May NetOne Day. Friday 04 May ZB Bank Day. HIFA is a 6-day annual festival and workshop programme that showcases the very best of local, regional and international arts and culture in a comprehensive .

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That is the only way to describe the life journey of a young adolescent who turns into a man in this That Hifz was able to host an artiste of the international profile and calibre of SooJin Anjou an internationally-acclaimed pianist born in South Korea and raised in US is an awesome feat and is a pointer to the direction in which Hifa is heading.

This direction is also underscored by the growth and expansion of the Opera programme which, as the founder and artistic director Manuel Baggoro mentioned, is a prelude to holding a full Opera at Hifa. We Count Opening Show Read more. It’s made people forget their troubles.

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What became of the Concert with one thousand voices that you had promised? It stemmed from a key band member being unable to be in the country on time. How successful was the crowdfunding initiative? It was a supplementary initiative to cushion the festival as well as to assist in maintaining the standards which these friends felt should always be a part of the festival in future editions.

With regards to international DJs, Sonic Wonderland had its second edition, having debuted in ED okayed army deployment 6, 5. No words can express th It was completely unexpected as the system had been tested from four days before the show and had gone through days of dress rehearsals. We are facing so many challenges. Below are excerpts of the interview:.


Technical glitches happen all the time at concerts but Hifa progrqmme fortunate that the glitches it has experienced have usually been small ones.

The cool Harare night was set ablaze by Tresor s prolific performance! Readers are kindly requested to refrain from using abusive, vulgar, racist, tribalistic, sexist, discriminatory and hurtful language when posting their comments on the Daily News website.

There is one glitch that I am aware of which occurred just before the Opening Show Mahube a southern African collaboration directed by Steve Dyer which featured local artistes like Oliver Mtukudzi and Hope Masike. As you know I have said so in press conferences for many yearsI personally do not like to compare editions of the festival as I always say they are unique. Harare International Festival of the Arts “HIFA has been like a tablet, it has come at a time when people are so stressed – so many problems.

HIFA 2015 Programme

The support was outstanding given that it was the longest show in the programme running from 9pm to 1am. The initiative was done through the website Thundafund. I have not gone to the bank to get my salary. Even the best machinery develops unexpected faults sometimes, as anyone who has ever been on an aeroplane can testify. This we did achieve as witnessed through the expansion of genres and scale on the artistic side.

Post a comment Readers are kindly requested to refrain from using abusive, vulgar, racist, tribalistic, sexist, discriminatory and hurtful language when posting their comments on the Daily News website. Download the apps Get the app for your phone and have instant access to information about shows and venues, create your own personalised schedule, and keep a finger on the pulse of the festival with the HIFA Buzz feed! The festival, which ran from May 2 to 7, elicited mixed feelings.


Doctors’ strike goes up a gear 6, 3. But HIFA has brought people together. When you postponed the edition, your plan was to bounce back bigger and better in The overwhelming aspect of this festival is how eager the public was to experience the communal spirit of the Hifa week and how much they supported it.

Chamisa ramps up ED pressure 8, 2. If Hifa could happen under the severe conditions presented inthere is definitely reason to be optimistic about Hifa You described the Hifa as a miracle, how would you describe the one? Sign up for our newsletter. For the first time, comedy had its own stand-alone programme within the overall Hifa programme.

Required Invalid Your email address will not be shared. I will mention a few. The concert requires extensive travel throughout the country.

Progeamme us, and I am sure to many, it was an achievement to even hold such an event, let alone one of the scale and international scope of Hifa. Other pointers to the growth aspired to and experienced by Hifa this year are the comedy programme and the DJ element of the festival.

I have not bothered because I’ve been so preoccupied and its been therapeutic despite everything. Mugabe mired in war hero’s death 6, 4. Gumbura deserted by wives? Due to the fact that this outside initiative came after Hifa plans were well underway and that the crowdfunding campaign itself only finished a day after the festival, proggamme funds could not be integrally worked into the costs of Hifa HIFA Catch the buzz.