Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018 Winners

On the 26th of May 2018 the city of Kings & Queens Bulawayo, Zimbabwe at the Large City Hall. It was broadcasted live on the Sunday News, CITIE, and Khuluma FM. The Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018 nominees were announced in April 2018.

The show was hosted by Mbo Mahocs, Morris Touch, Master E and Phathisani Sibanda. In an event described as a glitzy affair by the Chronicle, the award ceremony saw amazing performances by ASAPH, T1nda, Umkhathi Theatre Works, to mention a few. Veteran imbube group Black Umfolosi won the Life Time Achievement Award celebrating their creative achievements that have spanned over 30 years.

The big winners were Umkhathi Theatre Works that walked away with three (3) awards, Sandra Ndebele and Babongile Sikhonjwa who both walked away with two (2) awards. The Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018 was a huge salute to all the creatives working hard to develop the Zimbabwean creative industries.

Below is the full list of winners

. PHOTOGRAPHY

Mgcini Nyoni

  • VISUAL ARTS

Bhekitshe Ntshali

  • COMEDY

Mandla the Comedian

  • OUTSTANDING DANCE GROUPS

Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble

  • OUTSTANDING MALE DANCER

Julius Hlabangana (Ezimnyama)

  • OUTSTANDING FEMALE DANCER

Praise Ncube (Khaya Arts)

  • OUTSTANDING THEATRE DIRECTOR

Matesu Dube  – Ihloka

  • OUTSTANDING THEATRE ACTOR

Ishmael Muvingi – Ihloka

  • OUTSTANDING THEATRE ACTRESS

Lady Tshawe – Blood Tongue

  • OUTSTANDING THEATRE PRODUCTION

Ihloka – Umkhathi Theatre Works

  • OUTSTANDING ARTS EDUCATOR (HIGH SCHOOLS)

Nkosi Mlibazi – Nketa High

  • OUTSTANDING SCHOOL ARTS EFFORT

Empandeni High

  • OUTSTANDING ACTOR (HIGH SCHOOL)

Sailas Matsika  – Gifford

  • OUTSTANDING ACTRESS (HIGH SCHOOL)

Primrose L. Tshuma – Empandeni Girls High

  • OUTSTANDING POET

ASAH

  • OUTSTANDING FICTION WORK

Inkless Quils – Nathaniel Z. Mpofu

  • OUTSTANDING NON FICTION

Perspective on Campus Culture  – Pofela Ndzozi

  • OUTSTANDING JOURNALIST (ALL MEDIA)

Sindiso Dube – Focus Magazine

  • OUTSTANDING ONLINE MEDIA

Urban Culture

  • OUTSTANDING MAINSTREAM MEDIA

SkyzMetro

  • OUTSTANDING RADIO DJ

Babongile Skhonjwa

  • OUTSTANDING FASHION DESIGN

Ara Kani

  • OUTSTANDING MALE MODEL

Shadel Noble

  • OUTSTANDING AMBASSADOR REST OF THE WORLD

Albert Nyathi

  • OUTSTANDING AMBASSADOR BASED IN SA

Zinjaziyamluma

  • OUTSTANDING HIP HOP ARTIST

Asaph

  • OUTSTANDING KWAITO/HOUSE/GQOM ACT

SKAIVA

  • OUTSTANDING ALTERNATIVE MUSIC

Edith WeUtonga

  • OUTSTANDING GOSPEL

Mai Mwamuka

  • OUTSTANDING TSIBILIKA/RHUMBA

Clement Magwaza

  • OUTSTANDING SONG OF THE YEAR

Bekezela by Bekezela

  • OUTSTANDING TELEVISION PRODUCTION

Dlala Ngamla

  • OUTSTANDING FILM

The Walk – by Daniel Lasker

  • OUTSTANDING FILM/TV ACTRESS

Precious Makhulumo – Isipho Sami

  • OUTSTANDING FILM/TV ACTOR

Percy Shoko – Jaiva S’bone.

  • OUTSTANDING FILM DIRECTOR

Daniel Lasker – The Walk

  • OUTSTANDING NEWCOMER

MaForty Forty

  • FEMALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Sandra Ndebele

  • OUTSTANDING MALE ARTISTE

Babongile Skhonjwa

  • OUTSTANDING FEMALE MODEL

Ashley Morgen

  • OUTSTANDING CLUB DJ

DJ LIZ

  • OUTSTANDING ARTS SUPPORTER

United Refineries

  • LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Black Umfolosi

  • OUTSTANDING MUSIC VIDEO

Lizwile – Sandra Ndebele

  • 0UTSTANDING IMBUBE/ACCAPELLA

Indosakusa- The Morning Star

 

Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018

Date: 26 May 2018

Venue: Large City Hall, Bulawayo Zimbabwe

Official URL: https://byoarts-awards.org

Ticket: $10

Performers:

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