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The culture in dance October 12, 2016

November 4, 2015 Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu Opinion Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu AN aspect of our lives that many leaders usually talk about at various public meetings but practically do very little about is our culture. Zimbabwe comprises almost 20 different cultural communities many of which are differentiated by their languages or dialects as is Read more…

Rain dance symbolism associated with Njelele Shrine October 12, 2016

  Published in the Sunday News | Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 | Cultural Heritage  with Pathisa Nyathi LAST week we dealt with some characteristics of African dances. We did see that dances are rooted in their communities from which and within which they derive the meanings and messages that they communicate. The messages that Read more…

BuKalanga gears up for Luswingo Cultural Festival October 6, 2016

WHEN: 29 OCTOBER 2016 Time: 0800hrs kudza kuyedza WHERE: LUSWINGO HERITAGE SITE, Tokwana village, Bulilima Admission: Freee – Ndlanizwenyu Transport: Arrangements will be made for buses to ferry people from Plumtree Town at very subsidized fares. Spring is known as a season which heralds summer, with the trees blossoming to Read more…

Luswingo Heritage Site October 6, 2016

      Luswingo heritage site lies 36 km North of Plumtree Town in Zimbabwe on a hill by the riverbank of Thekwane River at Tokwana Village in Bulilima. Luswingo was built by BaKalanga in their distinguished workmanship in the fashion of Maswingo  and Kami heritage sites in Zimbabwe as well Read more…

BAKALANGA AT IT AGAIN – PRESENTING BUKALANGA FESTIVAL 2016 July 22, 2016

Every nation has what brings it together, we might be out of Bukalanga land, but being Kalanga will always be part of our being. The Kalanga community in South Africa will once again hold a second, of its annual cultural festival in Johannesburg. Date: 13th of August 2016 Venue: Hillbrow Read more…

Writers urged to produce literature in indigenous languages June 22, 2016

Writers urged to produce literature in indigenous languages June 21, 2016 Entertainment Sukulwenkosi Dube Plumtree Correspondent Writers in the country have been urged to produce literature in various local languages in order to support teaching of indigenous languages in schools. Speaking at a Kalanga Books Launch in Plumtree last week, Mangwe MP, Read more…

Kalanga Writers to Launch 5 Books May 31, 2016

BaKalanga abazozwibiga pasi, bakulukugwi bakabe belebesa kuti “Wasudza mankuku ndewalibulaya, walimenha masiba loobuya likasinila amwe!” Hawo ke masiba osinila ! The Kalanga Language and Cultural Development Association will, on the 17th of June 2016 launch 5 Kalanga books authored by various independent writers as a means of boosting Kalanga literature which Read more…

 Call for Nominations March 14, 2016

ATTENTION: KLCDA Members Date: 7 March 2016 The above subject matter refers, This is a call for KLCDA members to nominate members to hold positions in the Executive Committee as well as in the Board of Directors as stipulated in the KLCDA Constitution and Election procedures manual VACANCIES  1. THE Read more…

Notice of Annual General Meeting February 16, 2016

To: BaKalanga and Friends of TjiKalanga The above subject matter refers; The Kalanga Language and Cultural Development Association (KLCDA) will hold its 2nd Annual General meeting on the 28th of March 2016 in Plumtree, at a venue to be announced. This is in line with section 11, Sub-Section 11.1 of Read more…

All set for BuKalanga Gathering December 16, 2015

Tonohanganako kuTitji tjaGetjenge! The Kalanga language and Cultural Development Association (KLCDA), will host a Gathering of its members and BaKalanga in general to celebrate TjiKalanga Language and Culture on the 27th of December 2015 at Plumtree High School, kuTitji tjaGetjenge. The end of year is a time filled with festivities, Read more…

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