UK: Obert Mazivisa and Dr Chireka among big winners at Mporiro Festival Awards

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By TZN Correspondent KENT-Gospel singer  Obert Mazivisa was the winner of Achievement in  Gospel Music  and Social commentary at Saturday Night ‘s  Mporiro Festival Awards at Canterbury Academy, Kent. IMG_6009 IMG_6152 The 2015 edition of the festival featured acts such as  Torera Mpedzisi , Kuda Matimba, and Royal Destiny. The Lord Mayor of Canterbury blessed the occasion.

The full list of winners were as follows:

Achievement in contemporary music: Busi Mhlanga

Achievement in contemporary music:Tsungai Tsikirai

Achievement in Gospel Music: Royal Destiny

Achievement in Gospel Music and social commentary :Obert Mazivisa

Achievement in A’capella  music: Uzambezi

Lifetime Achievement in traditional  music: Torera Mpedzisi

Lifetime Achievement in   music: Sibusisiwe Ncube

Lifetime Achievement in   music: Bhundu Boys

Inspirational award: Dr Alex Magaisa

Social Entrepreneurship award :Dr Brighton Chireka

Working with BMEs award: Lord Mayor of Canterbury

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