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Chibuku NeShamwari 2024 roars to life

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Chibuku NeShamwari 2024 roars to life



MASVINGO – This year’s edition of the Delta Corporation sponsored Chibuku NeShamwari Traditional Dance Festival is running from Saturday – July 27.
A Press statement released by the drinks giants states that national winners of the 61st edition will win US$15 000, first runner ups US$10 000 and third place US$7 500.
Provincial competition winners earn US$2 500, second place US$1 500 and third place US$1 000.
This year’s competition is running under the theme: Tamba Tione, Gida Sibone!
Chibuku Neshamwari is sponsored by Delta Corporation through its Chibuku brand and organized by Zimbabwe National Arts Council (NAC) and Zimbabwe National Traditional Dances Association (ZNTDA).
The festival has been running since 1963 and commemorated its 60th anniversary last year.
The first provincial competitions are taking place this Saturday at Collen Bawn Bar, Gwanda in Matabeleland South and in Mashonaland East at Murehwa Camp and Caravan in Murehwa.
The Masvingo competition will take place on June 8, at Hwiru Beerhall in Gutu.
“The 2024 edition of the property will celebrate culture through traditional dance with the theme “Tamba Tione, Gida Sibone!” Last year’s celebration marked 60 years and was awarded the Diamond Winner for Best Corporate Event of the Year at the National Exceptional Marketing Awards hosted by MAZ. The Chibuku brand looks forward to an exciting festival this year as it connects with its consumers through culture, dance, and heritage,” reads part of the statement.

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