As per norm, the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe released the names of the nominees for the 14th edition of the National Arts Merit Awards to be held on the 14th of February at the 7 Arts Theatre in Avondale. Here is the full list of the nominees of the 14th edition of NAMA .[1]

Dance Section Awards

The dance section comprises of four categories.

Outstanding Male Dancer

The nominees are;

Outstanding Female Dancer

Outstanding Choreographer

Outstanding Dance Group

It was established on 2 January 2011.[2]

Inkululeko Yabatsha School of Arts translated into English, it means Freedom for Young People School of Arts was founded in 2001 by Nkululeko Innocent Dube who was once a teacher at Mpompoma High School and Northlea High School.[3] The group has won the NAMA award for the same category 3 times and several other awards.[3] It has toured many nations on the globe. It is based in Bulawayo

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Film and Television Awards Nominees

Outstanding Actor

He is an actor, playwright, and a poet. His outstanding role in the film, Qiniso necessitated his selection for this prestigious award. His real name is Philani Amadeus Nyoni.[4]

Outstanding Actress

Outstanding Screen Production —Film

Outstanding Screen Production – Short Film

Outstanding Screen Production

Outstanding Music Video

Literary Awards

Outstanding First Creative Published Work

Outstanding Children’s Book

Outstanding Fiction Book

Media Awards

Outstanding Journalist Print

Outstanding Journalist TV

Outstanding Journalist Radio

Outstanding Online Media

  • 3 Men On a Boat
  • Writers International Network (WIN)Zimbabwe
  • Panorama

Music Awards

Outstanding Female Musician

Outstanding Male Musician

Outstanding Song

Outstanding Album

Spoken Word Awards

Outstanding Comedian

Outstanding Poet

Theatre Awards

Outstanding Actress

Outstanding Actor

Outstanding Director

Outstanding Theatrical Production

Visual Arts Awards

Outstanding 2 Dimensional Work

Outstanding 3 Dimensional Work

Outstanding Mix Media

Outstanding Exhibition

Other Awards

Outstanding Promoter


  1. Winstone Antonio, FULL LIST: Nama awards nominees, "NewsDay", Published:30 Jan 2015,Retrieved:30 January 2015"
  2. About M&M Dance Factory, "Facebook", Published:,Retrieved:30 January 2015"
  3. 3.0 3.1 IYASA The Birth Of IYASA, "IYASA", Published:,Retrieved:30 January 2015"
  4. Philani A Nyoni, "This is Africa", Published:,Retrieved:30 January 2015"