SAMUEL Vilho (29) brings the goodness as Villo, spreading the Gospel through a sound infl uenced by Kwaito, Afro-pop and Reggae on his 2010 release Otweya. The album available all over the country was his second presentation, following the 2009 release of 10-track I Believe which he recorded with DJ Miclassa. Otweya was recorded last year at Thunder V Music Productions near Freedom Square in Windhoek. Read more about Villo’s ‘Otweya’
In his debut documentary Afrikaaps Dylan Valley explores the untold Creole history of Afrikaans, using what he knows best: Hip-hop, humour and personal perspective. The fi lm follows a group of Western Cape local artists creating the stage production, Afrikaaps as they trace the true roots of Afrikaans to slaves in Cape Town. Read more about Afrikaaps Film Saturday
The National Theatre of Namibia (NTN) in partnership with the Directorate of Arts and the National Arts Council staged the inaugural High School Choral Contest on 18 June in Windhoek. This is the pilot phase of the event and involved Khomas Education Region and surrounding areas, NTN explained adding that next year they would like to expand the participation. Read more about Jan Jonker Afrikaner Choir Wins
Veteran Namibian artist and art activist Papa Ndasunye Shikongeni will open his latest exhibition ‘Infi nity’ next Tuesday (28 June) at the Studio 77 gallery in Windhoek at 18h00. European Union ambassador to Namibia Raul Fuentes Milani will open the exhibition. The exhibition of more than 25 original works includes mixed media and prints as well as Shikongeni’s latest innovation, ink on paper pictures created from the ink left over from the printing process. “I use the old ink to create new art. Read more about PAPA EXHIBITS INFINITY
This Wednesday National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) director and veteran Namibian visual artist Joseph Madisia appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court on a summons related to a case of common assault being pursued against him by the State and on behalf of gallery employee Ebson Hamauka. The case was postponed for the third time due to the defence council requesting more preparation time. The new date for the continuation is set for 12 and 13 October. Read more about NAGN Labour Problems Continue
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TWENTY-year-old Georgina Kandjeke from Windhoek is one of the beautiful young Namibian women who has already entered for this year’s Miss Namibia competition. At the moment Georgina is pursuing a degree in Human Resource Management.
She has participated in beauty pageants since she was seven years old. Namibian ladies between 18 and 23 have until Wednesday, 6 July at 12h00 to enter for the competition.
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Erna Chimu and her band are on a roll. Early this month the long-suffering musician fi nally gained a measure of recognition for all the blood, sweat and tears she has put into her music over the years. Read more about WINTER GALA WITH ERNA CHIMU
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The group will be experimenting with a double weekend run. It will stage four plays over six days (consecutive Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays). ‘A Report to an Academy’ will open on Thursday, 23 June and will be replayed on the following Friday. The play was made famous in the Seventies and Eighties by Marius Weyers. Read more about Lab Theatre Dramas
Jericho Gawanab, J-Twizzle or simply Jericho is a grown man now who is “still working towards his dreams. “...though it’s been a long time coming, still in the race like an athlete running,” the big friendly giant jokingly quotes his own song during the interview at the Izinyoka offices in the heart of the city. Read more about Male Artist of the Year: Jericho
The Life’s Green Festival being organised by the Namibian Youth Action of Climate Change is to take place at the Zoo Park amphitheatre in Windhoek today from 12h30. The festival takes an edutainment approach to raising awareness on climate change in Namibia particularly among the nation’s youth. Read more about Youth Festival Today