All roads lead to Mucheke high density suburb of Masvingo for the Chibuku Neshamwari Traditional Dance Festival provincial finals set for June 11 at Farai Beer Hall.
The competitions that will begin at 1200 hours will see a total of 10 participating groups battling for honors after a long lay-off due to Covid-19 restrictions.
National Arts Council Masvingo provincial manager Helen Mudefi said at advanced stage and what is left is the arrival of the participants.
“Preparations are over 90 percent and we are now waiting for the arrival of the participating groups on Saturday. A total of ten groups are going to take part in the finals set to start at 1200 hours.
“Some of the groups are coming from districts with Chivi having two namely Guhudza and Maringire Jeketera, Mwenezi has Matande, Zaka has Muhulu while the remaining are mostly drawn from Masvingo district’s rural areas,” said Mudefi.
The previous winner of the competition in 2019 before Covid-19 closures was Masvingo Teachers’ College based Gango group.
This year’s finals are running under the theme ‘Ngubani Umanqoba? Tamba tione’