What’s up this weekend?

18 Oct, 2019 - 12:10 0 Views
What’s up this weekend?

The Sunday Mail

Andrew Moyo

Music fans, imbibers, adrenaline junkies and basically fun lovers should brace themselves for the weekend which is packed full of exciting activities starting today running through to Sunday.

Friday

European Union Film Festival 2019 – The Bulawayo edition

 

Film enthusiasts in Bulawayo have had an eventful week with the European Union Film Festival 2019 giving them something to feast on. The ongoing film festival which kicked off on Tuesday wraps up Saturday at the Ster Kinekor Bulawayo Centre.

This year’s EU Film Festival has offered a fresh cinematic experience with the carefully selected, multi-faceted programme presenting art on a big screen canvas. While the many movies being shown are internationally-acclaimed and awarded, the focus moves away from mainstream narratives to a more and visually unique storytelling.

 Buja Annual Arts and Culture Festival

Suluman Chimbetu

The fourth edition of the Buja Annual Arts and Culture Festival (BAAF) kicks off Friday with a number of activities lined up for the two-day event slated for Mutoko. This fete is a platform for the people of Buja, mostly those who hail from Mutoko and its environs, who gather to celebrate the uniqueness, vibrancy and richness of their culture. Sulumani Chimbetu and Enzo Ishall are the headline acts for this year’s edition with a number of traditional dance groups drawn from around the province set to also take part.

Saturday

Fiesta Fiesta

Chucknosis

Tomorrow’s edition of popular outdoor event celebrates breast cancer month with organisers throwing in a 20 percent discount on the entrance fee for the ladies. The DJs that will be playing include Chucknosis, Raydizz, Selekta Base, King Her, C Skills, Treehouse and Two Bad.

Silent Sunset

 

Silent Sunset, which takes place at Domboshawa Rocks Saturday, is a unique event whereby patrons get to enjoy the music through headphones rather than normal speakers. The surreal social experience has gained popularity around the world and Hidden Culture has been spearheading this particular movement in the country, hosting a number of these “silent discos” this year. Patrons are allowed to bring their cooler boxes and picnic baskets.

 Takunda Regis Billiat’s art exhibition

Saturday, First Floor Gallery Harare comes to life with Takunda Regis Billiat’s exhibition titled “Rwendo Rweupenyu – Chance and Consequence”. This will be the artiste’s third solo exhibition with the gallery, featuring new sculptures and a new direction for the brilliantly imaginative emerging sculptor.

“Rwendo Rweupenyu – Chance and Consequence” juxtaposes life and art as a dynamic interplay between free will, fate and accident.

Sunday

Turbo Solutions Africa Race Day

On Sunday, adrenaline junkies are in for it with Donnybrook Raceway set to be smoky from burning rubber as some of the fastest cars in the country take to the track in the Turbo Solutions Africa Race Day.

The races are going to be fast and furious as this will be the final round of the 2019 Zimbabwe National Championships. Although some of the main circuit racing drivers have already clinched their class titles, there are still several trophies up for grabs, most notably in the Unlimited Saloon Car class.

Noble Styles and Trae Yung’s bash

Noble Styles and Trae Yung

Hip hop artistes Noble Styles and Trae Yung will be celebrating their birthdays this Sunday at Motor Action Sports Club with a bash that has been dubbed “Double Jeopardy Birthday Celebrations”. The joint party, being hosted by Vokal, promises to be an electric affair with numerous artistes set to perform live on the day.

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