Hazvinei Musaandaka (front right) with some of the artistes to perform at Arts for Peace Checheche gala.
Performing artistes in Chipinge South have organised a peace gala that will take place at Checheche Shopping Complex and Chiororo Sports Bar at Checheche on Saturday, September 28.
Running under the theme, ‘Arts for Peace’, the will see artistes showcasing their talent in five categories namely poetry, drama, Zim Dancehall, mbira and sungura.
“Artistes are ready to perform at the show and we have managed to register a manageable number of them. Those that we registered held a combined rehearsal at Chiororo Sports Bar on 14 September. Individual rehearsals are still going on,” said chief organiser Hazvinei Masaanduka.
He said he was humbled by the response from artistes.
“Artistes in Chipinge south are keen to hold several of our peace galas. The artistes range from teenagers who sing Zim Dancehall to elderly mbira players. I am humbled by how they responded to our call,” said Musaandaka.
“Representatives of the Civic Society and Churches Joint Forum (CSCJF), a non-profit organisation spearheading peace initiatives in the country will be our guest of honour,” said Musaandaka.
Chiororo Sports Bar (Pamusharu) proprietor, Gideon Chiororo revealed told TellZim News he donated the venue for the gala as part of his contribution to the promotion of peace.
“Violence is destructive to property so as a member of Checheche Business Association we support any peace programme and community development initiatives,” said Chiororo.