13 posts tagged NAMA

NAMA 2018 Winners List

SPOKEN WORD AWARDS 1.1 Outstanding Poet Tinashe Tafirenyika - Winner Shingirai Manyengavana Mercy Dhliwayo Special Mention: Takesure Taringana 1.2 Outstanding Comedian Tinaye Chiketa Samantha Kureya aka Gonyeti Mandlenkosi Mathe aka D Comedian - Winner   LITERARY ARTS AWARDS 2.1 Outstanding First Creative Published Works No Winner 2.2 Outstanding Children’s Book No Winner 2.3 Outstanding Fiction Moving On by Jane Morris (editor) [AmaBooks] Survivors ...

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Gonyeti and Bustop TV Nominated for NAMA Awards

The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe have just announced the NAMA 2018 nominees and the popular satirical comedy outfit Bustop TV has been nominated for a NAMA Award in the Best Online Media category. That’s not the only good news though, Bustop TV’s actress Samantha Kureya affectionately known as Gonyeti has also been nominated for a NAMA Award in the Outstanding Comedy category, she will be battling it out with Tinaye Chiketa and Mandlenkosi Mathe for the award. There is no doubt ...

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NAMA 2018 Nominees Announced, read full list below

The nominees for the 17th Edition of the National Arts Merit Award (NAMA) have been announced. The 2018 edition of the popular and at times very controversial awards show, sees a total of 96 nominees, with 32 awards to be won and 4 special mentions. Some of the notable nominees for NAMA 2018 include Jah Prayzah who will be fighting it out with Trevor Dongo, fellow Military Touch artist ExQ for Best Male Musician category and on the opposite side of things Ammara Brown, Janet Manyowa and ...

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NACZ now receiving Nominee Submissions for NAMA 2018

The National Council of Zimbabwe, custodians of the National Arts and Merits Awards(NAMA) is now receiving nominee submissions for the 2018 edition of the popular and at times controversial awards show. There are are over 31 awards up up for grabs for NAMA 2018, in different disciplines including Visual Arts Awards, Theatre/Drama Awards, Literary Awards, Film and Television Awards, Dance Awards, Spoken Words, Music Awards and Media Awards. Unlike previous years were artists would have to ...

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NAMA 2016 Winners List

15th NAMA Winners List LITERARY ARTS AWARDS Outstanding First Creative Published Works Shower of Poetic Vistas by Shumirai Nhanhanga [Zimbabwe Women Writers]. Chaotic by Samantha Chihuri [Ess Tee Publications](Winner) Who will Feed my Birds by Tshengina Ndlovu [Multi-Media Box]. Outstanding Children’s Book Tsuro naGudo: Misi yese Haifanani by Daniel Mutendi and Wilbur Kandiero [DanTs Media](Winner) The Mystery of the Waterfalls Thief by Tatenda C Munyuki [Darling Kind] Outsta...

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Jah Prayzah’s ‘Jerusarema’ Music Video Nominated for NAMA, despite being launched after Cut-Off date

So, the NAMA 2016 nominees have been announced and in typical NAMA fashion, there are a few talking points already. Jah Prayzah’s music video for ‘Jerusarema’ has apparently made the cut despite being launched 27 days after submissions for NAMA were officially closed. According to the NAMA rules consideration of selection will only be given to artist works published from 1st December 2014 to 30th November 2015.... If we are going by that criteria, then Jah Prayzah’s video is ...

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NAMA 2016 nominees announced

The list of nominees for the 15th edition of the National Arts Merits Awards (NAMA) has been announced. According to the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe(NACZ) which oversees the NAMA’s, a total of 1104 entries were submitted. The ceremony will be held on 13th of February 2016 at the 7Arts Theatre in Avondale, Harare. 15th NAMA NOMINEES LITERARY ARTS AWARDS Outstanding First Creative Published Works Shower of Poetic Vistas by Shumirai Nhanhanga [Zimbabwe Women Writers]. Chaotic by ...

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NAMA 2015 Winners List

The 14th Edition of the National Arts Merits Awards(NAMA) were held in Harare recently and this is the NAMA 2015 Winners List. DANCE AWARDS Outstanding Male Dancer 1. Stanley Wasili of Tumbuka Dance Company 2. Reuben Mlauzi of IYASA 3. McIntosh Jerahuni of Tumbuka Dance Company(Winner) Outstanding Female Dancer 1. Charlene Chimara of Dance Trust of Zimbabwe 2. Cheryl Mabaya of IYASA(Winner) 3. Maylene Chenjerai of Tumbuka Dance Company Outstanding Choreographer 1. Ketan Nagar in ...

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NAMA 2015 Nominees Full List

DANCE AWARDS Outstanding Male Dancer 1. Stanley Wasili of Tumbuka Dance Company 2. Reuben Mlauzi of IYASA 3. McIntosh Jerahuni of Tumbuka Dance Company Outstanding Female Dancer 1. Charlene Chimara of Dance Trust of Zimbabwe 2. Cheryl Mabaya of IYASA 3. Maylene Chenjerai of Tumbuka Dance Company Outstanding Choreographer 1. Ketan Nagar in The Caterpillar Dance by Kinkini – The Voice of Dance 2. Sean George Mabwere in International Skrillex Remix by M &M Dance Factory 3. ...

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NAMA Intern Wanted

The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe invites applications for the post of National Arts Merit Awards(NAMA) intern. The intern will be responsible for encouraging and mopping up of NAMA submissions for the 14th edition of NAMA in the greater Harare and Chitungwiza and will report to the Assistant Director Arts Promotion and Development. DUTIES The ideal candidate is expected to: -Encourage registered Arts Organizations to participate in the 14th NAMA edition. -Assist Arts Organizat...

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National Arts Merits Awards(NAMA) 2014 Winners list

NAMA 2014 has come and gone, we kept you updated from the submissions stage of NAMA, and now here is the list of winners in the 2014 Event. DANCE AWARDS Outstanding Group- 8 Count Dance Crew Outstanding Female Dancer Maylene Chenjerai – Tumbuka Dance Company Outstanding Male Dancer Peter Lenso – Tumbuka Dance Company Outstanding Choreographer Sean George Mabwere – Rolex Dance Crew VISUAL ARTS AWARDS Outstanding Mix Media – Nhapwasikana by Forbes Mushipe Outstanding 3 ...

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NAMA 2014 Theme and Venue announced

The 13th Edition of the National Arts and Merits Awards popularly known as the NAMA awards will be celebrating achievements in various categories including Music, dance,Literary,Film and Television and many other categories with a thrust to inspire artists to strive for higher and original forms of creativity and provide an opportunity for arts disciplines to jointly market and publicise the arts locally, regionally and internationally. The NAMA awards which are coordinated by the National ...

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National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) Submissions deadline is 30 November 2013

The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe have announced in a press release that 30 November is the deadline for submissions by Artists, Production Companies and Arts stakeholders, read full press release below. The 13th National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) submissions are due on 30 November 2013. National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) urges all production houses, studios, stables, galleries, organisations, associations, groups, artistes, monitors and/or the publics to submit their entries to ...

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