Dec 3, 2012

Ngoma Chairman's Award Nominees


CHAIRMAN’S AWARD NOMINEES

Here are the finalists as announced by the National Arts Council of Zambia for the Chairman’s Award. The criteria, “a Zambian in Diaspora; man or woman of Zambian descent who has attained outstanding achievements in the arts sector in their country of residence or further.”


MUSIC
Emeli Sande (music) - UK
Hilary Mwelwa (music) - UK
Bina Nkwazi (music) - Finland
Ken Simuyemba (music) – Norway
Samantha Mumba – Ireland
Robert Mwamba - US
Mainza Kangombe (Eight7)

FILM
Rungano Nyoni (Zambian filmmaker) – UK
Daniel Chirwa

VISUAL ARTS
Charles Sambono (visual arts) – Switzerland
Emily Kirby – UK
Njalikwa Chongwe - Australia

LITERARY
Namwali Serpell (writer) - US
Dambisa Moyo (writer) UK
Ellen Banda- Aaku - UK

For details on all other nomination categories in the 2012 Ngoma Awards, do visit their Facebook Page.


2 comments:

Ken Simuyemba Nominated, Way to go. He is the man of the people. Never forget home and will do anything to lend a hand to the Children of Zambia.

Unfortunately I am not familiar with Ken Simuyemba's work. Will have to look him up.

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