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Zimbabwe to host African culture congress

by Mthokozisi Gwizi
07 Jul 2016 at 21:54hrs | Views
Zimbabwe will host the international congress of African culture at the national gallery of Zimbabwe in September next year.

The congress is meant to improve international appreciation of the local culture and help market the country's visual art works.

Zimbabwe last hosted the international event in 1962.

Zimbabwe will have the privilege of hosting the international congress of African culture in Harare at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.

The congress will be held in September next year.

The congress is meant to improve international appreciation of visual arts, local culture and help market the country's visual art works.

National Gallery of Zimbabwe executive director Mrs Doreen Sibanda said the global event provides a platform for the world to understand and appreciate the African and Zimbabwean culture through the arts.

She said the event will help local arts to market their products and expose their talent to the world.

The prime arts and culture event will see international, regional and local speakers gracing the occasion and it is hopes that the event will help Zimbabwe to reclaim her position around the discourse on African art and culture.

Sibanda added that the event is historic as the country only had a chance to host such a congress before independence, adding that a number of displays that include some products from other countries will be on display.


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