Victor Kunonga Blends Activism and Mbira, Celebrates Africa Culture Week

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Victor Kunonga blends musical-activism and mbira-inspired guitar playing into a smooth mixture that is making him very popular. Victor will be helping celebrate Africa Culture Week sponsored by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe. Victor is no stranger to musical-activism, in 2013 he teamed up with Jamaican dub poet D’Bi Young for a “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence”. The celebration will be going on all week long to showcase and celebrate the diversity of the Zimbabwean culture and arts.

 Mbira Dzavadzimu- Traditional instrument of the Shona people of Zimbabwe.
Mbira Dzavadzimu – A traditional instrument of the Shona people of Zimbabwe.

 

A Mbira Dzavadzimu is a traditional African “thumb piano” that has been played by the Shona people of Zimbabwe for thousands of years. Click here to see a video of a mbira being played. To find out more, including other musicians playing this week, check out The Zimbabwean website, and check out Victor Kunonga and his very unique mbira-inspired guitar finger-pickin’ style playing the song “Wega Wega” in a YouTube video┬áhere.

 

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