re-ignite!
21 - 25 sep 21
This year’s edition is about understanding our challenges, (illness or fever) and looking forward to better things, and celebrating what the country, and by extension humanity at large, has gone through and wishes for the future.

'The Festival of JOY!'

18 YEARS OF INTWASA FESTIVAL

More than 35 workshops happening online!

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Experience Intwasa Online!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic some of our best shows will be watched live on our website and various social media platforms. Watch the best shows and attend insightful workshops in the comfort of your home. To see which shows will be streamed online please download our schedule.
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Events Schedule

18:00 - 19:00

School Is Out
School Is Out
Online Event
YouTube
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19:00 - 20:00

Conversation with a Writer: Philani A. Nyoni
Conversation with a Writer: Philani A. Nyoni
Online Event
Literature
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20:00 - 21:00

Acoustic Set featuring Gugue & Ceejay Tshuma
Acoustic Set featuring Gugue & Ceejay Tshuma
Online Event
Music
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18:00 - 19:00

Conversations with Writers: Nonduduzo Ncube
Conversations with Writers: Nonduduzo Ncube
Online Event
Literature
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19:00 - 20:00

Crying Games by Bambelela Arts Ensemble
Crying Games by Bambelela Arts Ensemble
Online Event
Theatre
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10:00 - 15:00

Monetising the arts through Social Media
Are you a professional artist with content on digital platforms? Are you willing to share or learn how to effectively use and monetise social media platforms?
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16:00 - 17:00

The Morning After & The Road Not Travelled
The Morning After & The Road Not Travelled (Accountability Lab Short Films)
Showing at the National Gallery in Bulawayo
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18:00 - 20:00

The Official Opening Show
The Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo official opening show.
Bulawayo Theatre
Variety Show
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19:00 - 20:00

Imbube koBulawayo
Imbube koBulawayo
Online Event
Music
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20:00 - 21:00

Women in Arts & COVID 19: Part 1
Women in Arts & COVID 19: Part 1
Online Event
Documentary
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21:00 - 22:00

Power of Poetry
Power of Poetry
Online Event
Poetry
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10:00 - 16:00

Filmmaking Masterclass
Filmmaking Masterclass (Producing & Distribution)
Academy of Music
Workshop
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13:00 - 14:00

ALZ FILM FELLOWS Film Fellowship’s Short Films
Film Fellowship’s Short Films
Academy of Music
Film
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17:00 - 18:00

Dry Jokes Comedy Show
Dry Jokes Comedy Show
Bulawayo Theatre
Spoken Word
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18:30 - 20:00

Secret of the Siren
Secret of the Siren
Bulawayo Theatre
Theatre
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18:00 - 19:00

The Hen That Came Home to Roost
The Hen That Came Home to Roost
Online Event
Short Film
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19:00 - 20:00

Sotja Moyo: The Man & the Music
Sotja Moyo: The Man & the Music
Online Event
Music
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20:00 - 21:00

HOPE by Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble
HOPE by Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble
Online Event
Dance
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11:00 - 13:00

Associations, Unions & Networks as structures for aiding sustainability in the arts
Associations, Unions & Networks as structures for aiding sustainability in the arts
National Gallery in Bulawayo
Discussion
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13:00 - 14:00

Book Launch Umdlavuza Wenhlalakahle
Book Launch Umdlavuza Wenhlalakahle
National Gallery in Bulawayo
Literary Arts
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17:00 - 19:00

#Umjolo & The Hen that Came Home to Roost
#Umjolo & The Hen that Came Home to Roost
National Gallery in Bulawayo
(Short Films)
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18:30 - 21:00

Umkhathi Theatre’s Footprints
Umkhathi Theatre’s Footprints
Bulawayo Theatre
Musical
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18:00 - 19:00

Mlamu Wami
Mlamu Wami
Online Event
Short Film
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19:00 - 20:00

Conversation with Writers: Nkosi Kwanele Ncube
Conversation with Writers: Nkosi Kwanele Ncube
Online Event
Literature
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20:00 - 21:00

Youth for Hope Concert
Youth for Hope Concert
Online Event
Music
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14:00 - 16:00

Amplifying Girls Voices Through Digital Arts
Amplifying Girls Voices Through Digital Arts – The Launch
National Gallery in Bulawayo
Closed Event
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10:00 - 16:00

Women’s Roundtable
Women’s Roundtable
National Gallery in Bulawayo
Workshop
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13:00 - 14:00

Date Night & Mlamu Wami
Date Night & Mlamu Wami (Short Films)
Bulawayo Music Academy
Film
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18:00 - 21:00

The Masks We Wear
The Masks We Wear
Byo Theatre
Theatre
DETAILS

17:00 - 20:00

Women, Wine & Words
Women, Wine & Words
National Gallery in Bulawayo
Music / Poetry
DETAILS

18:00 - 19:00

Women in Arts & COVID 19: Part 2
Women in Arts & COVID 19: Part 2
Online Event
Documentary
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19:00 - 20:00

Umkhathi Theatre’s Footprints
Umkhathi Theatre’s Footprints
Online Event
Musical Theatre
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21:00 - 22:00

Mzoe 7 in Concert
Mzoe 7 in Concert
Online Event
Music
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10:00 - 16:00

Girls Leadership Workshop
Girls Leadership Workshop
National Gallery in Bulawayo
Workshop
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10:00 - 15:00

Beer & Braai Festival
Beer & Braai Festival
National Gallery in Bulawayo (Car Park)
Festival
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12:00 - 13:00

Intwasa Poetry Slam
Intwasa Poetry Slam
National Gallery in Bulawayo (courtyard)
Spoken Word
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16:00 - 20:00

Youth for Hope Concert
Youth for Hope Concert
National Gallery in Bulawayo (Car Park)
Music
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17:00 - 18:00

Deathbed
Savanna Trust Presents Deathbed
Bulawayo Theatre
Theatre
DETAILS

18:00 - 20:00

Intwasa Fashion Show
Intwasa Fashion Show
Academy of Music
Fashion & Lifestyle
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18:30 - 20:30

Comedy Night
Comedy Night
Bulawayo Theatre
Spoken Word
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18:00 - 19:00

ZwiLe & KrTC Live From Eswatini
ZwiLe & KrTC Live From Eswatini
Online Event
Music
DETAILS

19:00 - 20:00

#Umjolo
#Umjolo
Online Event
Short Film
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20:00 - 21:00

The Closing Show with Madlela, Djembe Monks, Ashley Love & Mahlaba
The Closing Show with Madlela, Djembe Monks, Ashley Love & Mahlaba
Online Event
Music
DETAILS

18:00 - 19:00

Conversation with a Writer: Mihla Sitsha
Conversation with a Writer: Mihla Sitsha
Online Event
Literature
DETAILS

19:00 - 20:00

The Invisible Battles (Holland)
The Invisible Battles (Holland)
Online Event
Theatre
DETAILS

20:00 - 21:00

Unplugged
Unplugged
Online Event
Music & Poetry
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From our blog

CALL FOR SHORT STORY ENTRIES
INTWASA SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2019 After a four year hiatus, the Intwasa Short Story Competition is back and calling for entries. The competition is an annual literary event seeking to promote original creative writing talent in English. The competition also seeks to promote Zimbabwean narratives from Zimbabwean writers be they in Zimbabwe or living in […]
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Realities and Experiences Exhibition - Call for Visual Artists
Curatorial Statement: Mthabisi Phili The Realities and Experiences Exhibition will open on the 28th of  September at the National Gallery in Bulawayo during the 2018 edition of Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo. Zimbabwe has been a host of realities and experiences from social, political, economic and religious spheres. Beginning with the 2016 July protests, the Zimbabwean […]
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ABOUT #INTWASAEXTRA
Intwasa Extra, taking place from the 28th to the 31st of December 2017, is a spill over program from the main Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo that takes place every year during the month of September in the city of Bulawayo. The four day arts extravaganza coming under the theme “Celebrating a New Era” is basically […]
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