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NEW DISPENSATION: Elvas Mari Resigns From National Arts Council of Zimbabwe

> Joined NACZ in 2002 as Assistant Director for Arts Promotion & Development > March 2005 Promoted to Deputy Director >November 2009 elevated to Director a position he served for 8 years #CulxureZw

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Elvas Mari Picture : Online
Elvas Mari Picture : Online

Elvas Mari has resigned his post as director of the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe the organisation has confirmed. The resignation came into effect on 16 March 2018 according to a communique released to the press by board chairperson Herbert Chimhundu.

Elvas Mari Picture : Online
Elvas Mari Picture : Online

Mari has served the arts organization for 16 years and will be pursuing interests outside the arts. Elvas Mari Joined NACZ as Assistant Director for Arts Promotion and Development in January 2002. He was promoted to the position of Deputy Director in March 2005. Due to his leadership qualities in fostering development and promotion of arts and culture in Zimbabwe, he was elevated to the position of Director in November 2009, the position in which he served for 8 years before tendered his resignation.

He is credited with spearheading initiatives like National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA), Jikinya Dance Festival and Culture Week, among others, to promote the arts in Zimbabwe.