CODA Africa band.
Maria Wilson is well known and popular in the arts and cultural circles. She is the executive Director of the Harare International Festival of Arts – a vibrant and all inclusive arts festival.
Today the 22nd of march 2016 , the HFA media team headed by Tafadzwa Simba and supported by Maria Wilson gathered the media arts corps to inform them about the HIFA program 2016 themed HIFA -Next level.
Tafadzwa Simba- Media relations Manager-HIFA.
Maria who has been with HIFA since its inception outlined the new programing and new developments at HIFA . Truly HIFA has taken a step further , the festival used to be boxed at one main arena which is the popular Harare Gardens.From 2016 the festival package is taken to various and new venues with the main objective of audience development and popularization of artists around the Harare and the country. HIFA 2016 is not going to be a 6 day event but it is going to be a monthly date through out the year from April to December with an exciting line up of both local and international acts-
Main highlights include CODA Africa-www.codaafrica.co.za and Urban Strings-wwwurbanstrings.co.za
Urban Strings band.
Also included in Next Level is the following.
April -Cabs ClassicMusic Celebration at Georges College
Hope Masike-Kora Nomee.
May-Theatre session/combining al performance aspects
June- Party time with Parkade Party and Music Concert Weekend
Killer T-popular Dancehall wiz kid.
The festival boast of new concepts that include sports in its menu that is rugby ,Formula one racing Demonstration , Hair and Beauty Showcase.
Emanuel Bagoro- Artistic Director.
The Next Level menu begins with a classical music dish in April and ends with a dessert of Environmental conference in Victoria Falls.
The HIFA team is highly esteemed with the menu and they are promising consumers fireworks , entertainment , funny , a new experience,education and a powerful next level.
Compiled by Mbizo Chirasha, Writer , Poet , Blogger!