Siyaya Arts

Bio

Siyaya Arts is a Zimbabwean music group that was founded in 1989 in one of Bulawayo’s oldest suburbs Makokoba. Its establishment was influenced by the traditional tales, music and dance that characterise the city of Bulawayo. The group has toured Europe and Africa and has gained a good reputation mainly for using social issues in its music.

Some of the festivals they have attended since 1993 include berdeen International Youth Festival (Scotland), Towersey Festival (England), Glastonbury Festival (England), Pontardawe Festival (Wales), Waterford Spraoi (Ireland), WOMAD Reading Festival (England), Malopo Festival (Pretoria, South Africa), Edinburgh International Fringe Festival (Scotland), Market Theatre Community Theatre Festival (S. Africa), Ross On Wye International Festival (Wales), Scena Church & Theatre Festival (Hanover Germany), Panafest Historic Theatre Festival (Cape Coast, Ghana), Streets Ahead Festival Manchester (England), Sidmouth International Folk Festival (England), Earagail Arts Festival (Ireland) and many others.

ZWBulawayo, Zimbabwe

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Profile added by Ano Shumba on 06 Jul 2015
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