Because Africa Is Cool!

Check out this hauntingly beautiful duo on SoundCloud, think chill and introspective summer afternoons in your hometown. This would be the perfect sound track, find out more about them here http://vanguardmagazine.co.za/interview-we-talk-heritage-and-lekker-sh-with-music-duo-8-bars-short/

Stay inspired 🙂

Stay Inspired

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“Art can make a difference because it pulls people up short. It says, don’t accept things at their face value; you don’t have to go along with any of this; you can think for yourself.”

-Jeanette Winterson

AfroFresco Showcases “Inspiration”

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Fest Gurus’ List of Great African Festivals

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A few months ago we first shared the Fest Gurus and their bucket list, which has seen them travelling all over Africa to shed light of the utter coolnews that is African Festivals.

They compiled a list of their favourites for CNN (the link above!) check it out.

Did your country make the list?

Stay inspired 🙂

We Made It To HIFA

In a beautiful twist of events, we managed to make it to this year’s HIFA! We decided to bring you a bit of what happened during our time there. We were at Harare Gardens for the poetry session with esteemed Zim poet ChirikureChirikure as well as Erick Lindner among others who kept us inspired for the hour they performed.

The vibe of the whole affair was chilled and optimist, everyone looked their best (much to our delight!). During the whole afternoon stalls were set up by Zimbabwean creatives from jewellers to artists, including one that sought to raise funds for women in prisons by selling their arts and crafts. Check out our pics if you couldn’t make it this year, and if you did, we would love to hear about the events you attended and what inspired you.

HIFA ends this Sunday, so until then Switch On Zimbabwe! 🙂