HIFA 2013 - What's Next
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GenreMusic, Film
Dates30 April - 5 May 2013
Location(s)Harare, Zimbabwe
Years active1999–present
Founded byManuel Bagorro

For HIFA editions in previous years, please see, the HIFA Index

The festival was held from 30 April to 5 May, under the theme What's Next.

Artistic Director, Gavin Peter, said of the theme:

Our theme reflected my own feelings, our team’s feelings and what I felt was on many people in the country’s minds – that there is something positive, there is progress, the arrows point to the future and no matter what comes, we look forward to new possibilities.

The opening show in 2013 was directed by Asa Jogi. The show had a number of of musicians from Starbrite and Zimbabwean dancers who explored Zimbabwe's music.

Artists that featured at the festival include Baaba Maal, Bheki Khoza, Victor Kunonga, Bokani Dyer, Hope Masike, Busi Ncube, Edith Weutonga, The Cool Crooners, Selmor Mtukudzi, DJ Otis Fraser, Jah Prayzah, Mokoomba, Noisette, Prince Edward School Jazz Band, Prudence Katomeni-Mbofana, Alexio Kawara, Roki & Mampi and Tumbuka Dance Company


You can view or download the 2013 programme here.