Fourth, music in Zimbabwe has no sustainable structures to support and sustain new talent. We welcome new talent but, in most cases, talent wilts away. This is largely because of a lack of knowledge of the industry itself. The general conclusion is that apera “their career is over”. But that’s another debate for another day.
The 19th National Arts Merit Awards event was a major success and not only for them but for other awards organizers who could learn & also ride on the newly found goodwill to system overhaul and deliver next year.
The 19th NATIONAL ARTS MERIT AWARDS, Zimbabwe that were held last night at the Harare International Conference Centre, HICC were monumental. Here is the full list of winners.