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Oslo Artist Update

Posted by on Jun 7, 2014 in Featured, General, Oslo | Comments Off

Oslo Artist Update

Outspoken to perform at Zimfest Outspoken is a spoken word emcee from Harare, combining soul-stirring, politically infused lyrics with an Afrosoul hip-hop sound. Outspoken is the frontman of Harare-based band — Outspoken and The Essence — a fusion of Hip-Hop with Reggae, Soul, Rock and African rhythms. He is also one half of the...

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Norway Volunteers

Posted by on Jun 7, 2014 in General, Oslo | Comments Off

Norway Volunteers

Volunteers We need some volunteers at our little festival to help sell tickets, be in the backyard party and help with face painting for kids, selling barbecue food, be at the market stalls and generally just hang around and spread the good vibes and assist us in little matters. You get access to all concerts for free and we provide you with some...

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Digging Deep

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in Deephouse, General, Podcasts | Comments Off

Digging Deep

I have been in a number of debates about the origin of what is commonly referred to these days as South African House. Deep Soulful and with a distinctive African twist that has its roots in the popular township rhythms of Mbaqanga that graced the streets of the townships of Southern Africa in the 70’s and 80’s. Music that celebrated...

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Zimfest hits Norway

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Featured, News, Oslo | Comments Off

Zimfest hits Norway

Most of us have never been to Oslo, Norway and many of us will probably never go. There are corners of the world do remote only a handful of human beings have had the privilege to visit and of those either directly or through the fabled six degrees of separation I am willing to bet that in those places Zimbabwe has been represented. It...

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Everything changes

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Featured, General, News | Comments Off

Everything changes

Cecily McMillan, the Occupy Wall Street activist convicted of assaulting a New York police officer, received a celebrity endorsement of sorts on Friday when two members of the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot visited her in prison. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, who spent almost two years imprisoned in Russia after their group...

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www.zimfestlive.com

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Featured, General, News | Comments Off

www.zimfestlive.com

Recently our original site went down never to rise again. All that we could recover was a database of the content gathered and posted over the years representing our multi year adventure with Zim culture and community over the years, a record of lows and highs sat against the ever changing backdrop of our collective journey as Zimbabweans. Our...

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