On April 29, Zimbabwe will witness the first edition of the Harare International Food & Music Festival, a 3-day long cultural event that will showcase all kinds of food items from different exhibitors, and musical performances by both local and international DJs and musicians.

The main aim of the festival is to empower, promote and educate local artists and workers in the food sector, along with the target audience.


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The marketing executive of Jacaranda Culture And Media Corporation, Tinashe Kitchen, had a lot to say about the various attractions and events at the upcoming festival. In an interview with The Herald, he stated that the event was a platform to promote cultural exchange through the power of food and music.


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He also mentioned that at least 6 shows were lined up for performances during the three-day showcase.


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Another excerpt from the interview mentions how music and food contribute to defining culture. “Music and food go a long way in defining a people’s culture and lifestyle. These two cannot be isolated if one is to speak of a certain society.”

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