Independence, heroes e-gala on today

By ZBC Reporter

Over 30 musicians are set to perform at the belated independence and heroes’ commemoration gala set for this Friday at the HICC.

The Gala dubbed ZimOneness Music E-Gala, which is a collaborative effort between ZANU PF information and publicity department and national broadcaster ZBC will be broadcast on ZBC TV and streamed live on Heritage TV Facebook Page.

Due to the global pandemic and in line with lockdown restrictions, members of the public are not allowed to attend.

That means it will be hosted under virtual process with fans watching or hearing on television, social media and radio.

ZANU PF Acting Secretary for Information and Publicity, Cde Patrick Chinamasa says all is now set for the event.

“Preparations are now at an advanced stage for the independence and heroes gala. The gala is a belated commemoration of independence and heroes days.

“More than 30 artistes have confirmed their participation and there are raring to go.

“The venue will be HICC, but we are not allowing public attendance due to Covid-19 pandemic requirements. People can enjoy the music from the comfort of their homes,”

Cde Chinamasa said, “The Chitepo School of Ideology, through its principal Cde Munyaradzi Machacha will make a presentation in-between performances by artistes, followed by the secretary for commissariat Cde Victor Matemadanda, President Mnangagwa will give a keynote address and then secretary for administration Dr Obert Mpofu will give closing remarks the morning before we close on Saturday”.

The musical gala which starts at 6 pm will be graced by musicians and performers such as Poptain, Baba Manyeruke, Minister Mahendere, Leonard Zhakata, Selmor Mtukudzi, Jays Marabini, Sandra Ndebele, Chief Hwenje, Jah Master and Iyasa, among others.