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School Ropes In Alick Macheso To Ignite Learners' Interest In VPA

School Ropes In Alick Macheso To Ignite Learners' Interest In VPA

Sungura music legend Alick Macheso on Wednesday set up a temporary classroom at the Aquatic Complex in Chitungwiza and spent the day talking to primary school children.

Macheso, who is currently riding high on his new album “Tinosvitswa Nashe” released last week, spent the day interacting with learners from Nadia’s Primary School in Hatfield.

The tutorial saw pupils from ECD-A to Grade 7 discussing music with Macheso, in a session that also had a question-and-answer segment.

The session, called the Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) tour, is part of Nadia’s Primary School’s fulfilment of the new curriculum requirements.

Speaking to H-Metro, on the sidelines of the session, Macheso said he appreciates the introduction of VPA in schools as it will help in the growth of the music industry. He said:

I didn’t think twice when I was told about this occasion. It’s good to realise that the Government has introduced this Visual and Performing Arts subject to our children.

It was good spending time with pupils, it was a session about music and we had a question-and-answer segment which was helpful.

I was impressed by the questions and that most were coming from even those in Grade 1.

They are appreciating music and this will help the industry grow.

VPA, which is now an examinable subject at Grade 7 level, was made mandatory in primary education when the new curriculum was introduced.

Nadia’s Primary School headmaster, Lawrence Matare, explained the purpose of Macheso’s visit. Said Matare:

There is a part of African music of which sungura is part. We saw it fit as a school to come and visit one of the sungura kings in Zimbabwe so that he can shed more light on the sungura genre.

And, also to help the pupils, especially Grade 7s, with their VPA, the subject was a challenge for them and we saw it fit that children can get more interest in the VPA subject.

More: H-Metro

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15 Comments

2 weeks ago

Chibaba icho ukachizvonda unoita munyeve Kkkk Exrabassoooo cheso lorgde


Tim 2 weeks ago

It's called Chesology kkkkkkk

2 weeks ago


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 2 weeks ago

@ Asalif
Mbanje i sixth sense kana ukadzisvuta nemazvo ringori herb kwete zvamazuvano hanzi skank 😂 iyo its no longer a herb its mixed with some dangerous drugs to also be addictive to make youths can't live without and its done by some the heartless doctors to make money.

But also doctors dont last forever coz their lives are also measured.

JA🏃🏽RA JAH❤VA


Asalif 2 weeks ago

Vakashaya munhu wekudana here angaudza vana zvinemusoro than Macheso who is always high nembanje


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Franco Franco 2 weeks ago

*Asi Macheso haade kut tigare nevakadzi vedu shuwa angati season yebhora ichipera oburitsa album rinotirarisa mu bhawa* 🤣🤣


Dezveko 2 weeks ago

haaaa garai🤣 ikoko nebhawa makazvinzwa kupi kuti album rorarisa ku bhawa

ndunge 2 weeks ago

chibaba ichoo


VYBZ KARTEL 2 weeks ago

maidzidzisa vana kuita noise ne ghitare


2 weeks ago

The King chakossha kudzidzisa kuti vazvichengete avo vanetarisiro inoda chengete yavo sa chengeto yavo motofamba nyika yese mudhra munosvitswa nashe kkkk


Turoo 2 weeks ago

Chibaba ichi👌


parasite 2 weeks ago

macheso wekutara nhova vana nenhengo


i 2 weeks ago

iiii Mukoma Macheso ende Mazuvano makuchena


parasite 2 weeks ago

our 54 years old teenager alick macheso


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