PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to officially open this year’s edition of the Zimbabwe Culture Week at Glamis Arena in Harare on Saturday.
National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) acting communications and marketing manager Cathrine Mtombeni confirmed the development and said the culture week would run from May 18 to 25 under the theme The African Royalty – Our Heritage.“The guest of honour will be His Excellency the President, Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa. The National launch is being organised by the Ministry of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation as well as the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe,” she said.
The culture week is a seven-day event that celebrates the importance of cultural diversity in the country through various cultural and artistic expressions. It is commemorated as part of the universal declaration on cultural diversity by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).