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Line-up Zimfest Oslo 2016
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3 Aug

Line-up Zimfest Oslo 2016

The line-up for Zimfest Oslo 2016 is now ready. We are proud to present the following artists: The Monkey Nuts | African Sunz | Ryan Koriya | Linda Gabriel | Mukwa Marimba feat. Blessing Chimanga | Tr...
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Volunteers Zimfest Oslo 2016
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22 Feb

Volunteers Zimfest Oslo 2016

Volunteers for Zimfest Oslo wanted, 26 - 28 August 2016 at Cafeteateret, Hollendergata 8, Oslo Zimfest Oslo is a festival for and by Zimbabweans in Norway, with the aim of bringing people together o...
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Rina Mushonga headlines Troubadour gig
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18 Feb

Rina Mushonga headlines Troubadour gig

Electronic Indie, Soul and Pop collides with impeccable songwriting, imbuing old forms with new energy... Troubadour London Wednesday Feb 24, 2016, 08:00 to 10:45 PM 12th February 2016 marks the rele...
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Rina Mushonga in London
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18 Feb

Rina Mushonga in London

So Rina Mushonga is in the UK and will be on stage at not one but two free gigs that will definitely be worth checking out. We had Rina on stage at Zimfest Oslo last year and the only way to describe ...
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London 2015: Ready to go….
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25 Sep

London 2015: Ready to go….

So here it is a few hours before the next chapter in the story that is Zimfest. the event people love or hate or love to hate or just love. We have become used to that our principles in terms of const...
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Kazz aka Mr Boomslang
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23 Sep

Kazz aka Mr Boomslang

Known for his raw energy and magnetism, Kazz a.k.a. Mr_Boomslang is established as one of the leading African Pop artists to come out of Zimbabwe. Born Farhaan Khan, Mr Boomslang is a bonafide propone...
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Rugby World Cup live screening
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22 Sep

Rugby World Cup live screening

This world cup has already produced a astonishing result and a performance by Japan that will live on in the memories of everyone who has more than just a passing interest in Rugby. One that we did no...
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Gemma Griffiths
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17 Sep

Gemma Griffiths

Gemma Mill Griffiths was born in Cape Town, South Africa on the 1st of September 1994, but grew up in Harare, Zimbabwe. The singer-songwriter has performed in a variety of music and arts festivals in ...
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5 Ways to get into Zimfest London 2015 for less
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9 Sep

5 Ways to get into Zimfest London 2015 for less

Zimfest London 2015 is upon us and always it's a great chance to hang out with some good people, enjoy a drink or two and to listen to some great independent music. As with most things it comes at a c...
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JP Kairo
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8 Sep

JP Kairo

JP Kairo is one of the more talented House DJ's  specialising in Afro, Soulful, Deep, Tech and Tribal house based in South London with a solid track record going back to around 2005 covering over a de...
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Aluku Rebels
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8 Sep

Aluku Rebels

Narrative deep house music mixed with different types of organic African House Music (Afro Deep, Ancestral, Tribal, Afro House Music) from the finest producers around the world.To get the latest pods ...
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UDK
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8 Sep

UDK

UDK are a newly formed group and have been working together for under a year. The group consists of three hard working members: Vaigz (male rapper), Roco (male lead singer) and Laughta (female rapper)...
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Lebo
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5 Sep

Lebo

Lebo is a South African born singer/songwriter based in the UK. Her prefered style of music is soulful, Deep and Afro-Jazzy house music but she has been known to dabble in other genres in the past and...
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Alex H
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5 Sep

Alex H

Hailing from Zimbabwe and quickly becoming a master of melody, Alex Humberstone or Alex H. began his journey of sound in back in the late 2000's frequenting the club scene around the UK later moving o...
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These tracks I like…. John Falsetto
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19 Aug

These tracks I like…. John Falsetto

We all have our favourite songs, the ones we go to when the mood takes, that track for when we're happy, the one that lifts us when we are sad, the one we have on repeat sometimes and even that pop ...
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Will McNicol & Luke Selby
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31 Jul

Will McNicol & Luke Selby

Since their formation as a duo in mid 2013, multi award-winning acoustic guitarist Will McNicol and drummer Luke Selby have been gaining rave reviews for their live performances up and down the coun...
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Kamikaze Test Pilots
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29 Jul

Kamikaze Test Pilots

The Kamikaze Test Pilots, based in Reading, are a four man affair: Ryan Niemandt on guitar and vocals, brother Wes on drums, Mike Pearce on guitar and Simon Buckett on base. “We’re a melting pot of al...
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Zimfest London Needs You!
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28 Jul

Zimfest London Needs You!

We are looking for some help. If you think you have the skills to pick up one of these roles to join our team for Zimfest London. You don’t have to be a Zimbo or hugely experienced to get in touch jus...
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Zimfest London 2015 | Get on stage
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28 Jul

Zimfest London 2015 | Get on stage

So Zimfest London returns and we have made a few changes. This year we have secured an amazing warehouse venue in the heart of London that gives us 3 perfect arenas to host our music and exhibition st...
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Studio Spaces | Zimfest London 2015
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28 Jul

Studio Spaces | Zimfest London 2015

This year marks the return of Zimfest in London after one years break. For the past year we have been looking into howto ensure the long term sustainability of the event and after having experimented ...
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Oslo 2014 Gallery
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28 Jul

Oslo 2014 Gallery

In 2014 Zimfest was held in Oslo for the first time bringing together people from all nationalities and walks of life to celebrate the diversity of talent available in the city of Oslo and beyond. Hel...
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Farai & The Forest Dawn
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27 Jul

Farai & The Forest Dawn

Meet Farai & The Forest Dawn, the exciting new quintet whose heady brew of multiple musical strains, finished with a dash of... Africa, is fast winning converts on London’s live music circuit. Farai &...
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Chashe
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27 Jul

Chashe

Chashe [Chah-sheh], is a singer/songwriter from Zimbabwe. Her music explores the themes of falling in and out of love, mixing English and Shona lyrics/culture to create her own definition of Afro Pop....
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John Falsetto
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27 Jul

John Falsetto

World Music protege, Urban Mbira instrumentalist and vocalist. John Falsetto has a voice that resonates with the nuances of a music mythology and legend in the making. The powerful and dynamism of his...
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The Monkey Nuts – Huya
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15 Jul

The Monkey Nuts – Huya

One simple way to describe how this project came about, Off-the-cuff! Concepts and ideas were thrown back and forth from Zimbabwe to France via email. But because of busy scheduling nothing was actual...
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Zimfest London needs you!
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18 Jun

Zimfest London needs you!

Zimfest London will be held on Saturday 26th September 2015 at Studio Spaces a unique warehouse venue in the heart of London. We are looking for some help. If you think you have the skills to pick up ...
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London 2009 Gallery
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3 Mar

London 2009 Gallery

"As an absolute outsider at Zimfest 2009, the festival massively opened my mind as it exposed the very multi-racial, multi-ethnic population of Zimbabwe, and broke several stereotypes about what a ‘Zi...
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Perth 2011 Gallery
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2 Mar

Perth 2011 Gallery

In 2011 a team of enthusiastic Zimbabweans and Australians got together in the unusually bad weather determined to see the efforts of David Ashburner and his team come to life. Zimfest presented for t...
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Join our Zimfest London team
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10 Feb

Join our Zimfest London team

Zimfest London will be held on Saturday 26th September 2015 at Studio Spaces a unique warehouse venue in the heart of London. We are looking for some help. If you think you have the skills to pick up ...
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