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Bulawayo Province Chibuku Neshamwari finals on this weekend

Chibuku Neshamwari 2018
Chibuku Neshamwari 2018

The tables have been set for the annual Chibuku Neshamwari traditional dance Bulawayo provincial finals on Saturday July 7 at Phekiwe Beerhall in Nkulumane.

Bulawayo Art’s Awards winners for outstanding dance group, Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble were winners of last year’s edition of the provincial contest which was held at Manor Hotel. The dazzling outfit represented Bulawayo at the national finals held at White City Stadium and took home $7 000 after outshining 9 other provincial group selects.

The winning group at this Saturday’s provincial finals will  walk away with $500 and a ticket to represent the province at the National finals to be held at Manicaland Showgrounds in Mutare on August 4.The second and third best group will each walk away with $300 and $150 respectively.

This year’s provincial finals kicked off on June 2 in Mashonaland East and will end on July 8 at Jabulani Social Club in Hwange where the Matabeleland North provincial representative will be selected. The 2018 national winner will also get a ticket to travel to China courtesy of the sponsors Delta Beverages.

The dance festival which was founded 55 years ago is sponsored by Delta Beverages through their Chibuku brand and co-ordinated by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe in partnership with the Zimbabwe National Traditional Dance Association.

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