The inaugural Countrywide Arts Benefit Awards (Nama) golf working day held on Friday was an occasion hosted to backlink corporates and artistes in a considerably less official atmosphere to aid possible mutually helpful specials, organisers have reported.
By Kennedy Nyavaya
Nine artistes which includes Ex-Q, Nutty O and Tammy Moyo took to the Royal Harare Golf Club study course in the money for the occasion that was place jointly by Nama planners Jacaranda Tradition and Media Corporation (JCMC).
Talking to Typical Style on the sidelines of the prize-providing ceremony for the players, JCMC MD Napoleon Nyanhi said their notion was hinged on using the large-end sport to position artistes for daily life-transforming linkages.
“The plan for the Nama Golf Day is to develop a system for corporates to interact with artistes. We require our artistes to be funded and to be equipped to know how to tactic corporates, how to speak to them and how to appeal to them the way they want to be appealed to,” he stated.
“Artistes may well get dollars from lovers, but any artiste who has had an endorsement offer appreciates that when you get a venture funded by a corporate, it propels you substantially a lot quicker than a display or when you are only based on lovers.”
Nyanhi added that they would be hosting related activities usually in an endeavor to get far more artistes acquainted with the activity as well as familiarise with other golfers, mainly influential businesspeople.
“We have been getting additional phone calls as other artistes talk to why we did not invite them and that was the objective so that we produce that fascination in artistes for this activity. Now in the upcoming yr we want to be capable to aid for far more artistes to be in a position to participate in so that they truly contend on the training course,” he explained.
As a result of JCMC, Nama has been internet hosting a couple of arts gatherings in the buildup to following year’s version of the awards established for February 27.
Nyanhi claimed these were being concerted attempts to capacitate creatives with proper instruments of the trade so that they could stand for and include to the country’s growth trajectory.
“When you listen to the authorities or president saying Zimbabwe is open for organization, it are not able to be reached right until artistes provide the region through their performs and that is the quickest way to industry Manufacturer Zimbabwe,” he explained.
“They offer the culture, who we are and the people today. After they have been accepted all over the world it is so quick for businesspeople to go there, so we want to be element of that by consistently supporting them to turn out to be and do improved.”