Harare International Festival of the Arts
The Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) is a one week long annual music and arts festival and workshop programme held in Harare usually around late April or early May. The festival showcases local, regional and international arts and culture in a programme of theatre,dance, music, circus, street performance, fashion, spoken word and visual arts. HIFA is the largest arts festival in Zimbabwe and is among the largest in Africa with performances from musicians such as Senegalese star Ishmael Lo, Malian afro-pop singer-songwriter Salif Keita, South African’s multiple award-winning kwaito group Bongo Muffin and others.
HIFA was founded by Manuel Bagorro.