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Harare the "Sunshine City"

Harare is Zimbabwe’s seat of government and its commercial and industrial center. The city of Harare developed from the settlement of Fort Salisbury (later Salisbury) established by the Pioneer Column, a group of mercenaries from the British South Africa Company, and named in honor of the UK Prime Minister Lord Salisbury. In 1897, Britain recognized the fort as a colonial municipality, following significant developments such as the construction of a railway linking it to the port of Beira, Mozambique. After becoming a trading and mining hub, the city also served as the capital of the Rhodesia Colony (which included Northern and Southern Rhodesia), and later on as the capital of Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (which included Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Malawi), Southern Rhodesia, and Central African Federation. During the colonial period, white settlers controlled the city’s economic, social, and political institutions and denied black residents their civil rights; Africans were segregated in downtown areas. The racial inequity triggered strikes and major anti-colonial uprisings, leading to Southern Rhodesia independence as the new Republic of Zimbabwe. On the second anniversary of Zimbabwe’s independence, the government renamed the capital “Harare” in honor of the Shona speaking people who lived in a nearby settlement before British rule and Harare continued to serve as a political, economic, and cultural hub.

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Events in Harare

Harare International Festival of the Arts

Festival
Art Makers in Harare

Admir Kamudzangerere

Artist

Amanda Mushate

Artist

Dana Whabira

Artist

Darius Mutamba

Artist

Gareth Nyandoro

Artist

John Kotzé

Artist

Julio Rizhi

Artist

Kresiah Mukwazhi

Artist

Mavis Tauzeni

Artist

Misheck Masamvu

Artist

Mundopa Wycliffe

Artist

Nyahunzvi Option

Artist

Nyaude Gresham Tapiwa

Artist

Tawanda Reza

Artist

Terrance Musekiwa

Artist

Wallen Mapondera

Artist

Zuze Johnson

Artist
Art Spaces in Harare

Chapungu Garden Gallery

Art Gallery

CTG Collective

Collective

First Floor Gallery Harare

Art Gallery

Gallery Delta

Art Gallery

National Gallery of Zimbabwe

Art Gallery

Njelele Art Station

Art Centre

Shona Sculpture Gallery

Sculpture gallery

Tsoko Art Gallery

Art gallery

Village Unhu

Art Studio
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