Creatives demand share of festival money

A resolution of council on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, was that the BCC  commemorates Bulawayo Day on June 1 and BAF week from June 2-5 annually from 2020.
By Silas Nkala May. 19, 2024

Three years later, Bulawayo Arts Festival yet to pay artistes

The event, which returns this year, coincides with the commemorations of the day Bulawayo was declared a city on June 1.
By Sindiso Dube May. 5, 2024

Two years later, Byo Arts Festival yet to pay artists

Speaking to Standard Style, Comedian Ntando Van Moyo of Umahlekisa Comedy Club said his dues were partially met.
By Sharon Sibindi May. 28, 2023

Byo Arts Festival to promote township tourism

Council spokesperson Nesisa Mpofu said the celebrations kick off with the Bulawayo Day commemorations on June 1 at the Stanley Hall.
By Sharon Sibindi May. 20, 2023

Council invites creatives to take part in festival

BCC senior public relations officer Nesisa Mpofu said the city will continue promoting arts, culture and heritage by working with different groups
By Sharon Sibindi Feb. 12, 2023

Byo Arts Festival in turmoil…One year later, festival has yet to pay artists…Organisers play cat and mouse with artists

Some artists were paid in full or partly while others never received a cent for their cultural and entertainment expressions.

By The Standard Jul. 24, 2022

Byo Arts Festival in turmoil…One year later, festival has yet to pay artists…Organisers play cat and mouse with artists

Some artists were paid in full or partly while others never received a cent for their cultural and entertainment expressions.

By The Standard Jul. 24, 2022

In Full: Eighth cabinet post briefing: 13 March 2022

The nation is advised that as at 11 April, 2022, Zimbabwe’s cumulative Covid-19 cases stood at 247 010, with 240 496 recoveries and 5 460 deaths. The recovery rate was 97%, with 1 054 active cases being recorded.

By The Standard Apr. 13, 2022

8 months later, Byo Arts Festival yet to pay artists

Most of the artists reportedly signed contracts that stated they would be paid between US$$100 and US$150 in 14 days after their performances.

By The Standard Feb. 27, 2022