The Herald (Harare)

4 December 2012

Zimbabwe: Muparutsa Sculpture Unveiled

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Late veteran Zimbabwean actor, Walter Muparutsa

On November 27, 2012, artists, diplomats, government officials, representatives of various organisations, friends and relatives, gathered at the Theatre in the Park, Harare, to witness the official unveiling of the late veteran actor Walter Lambert Dehwe Muparutsa sculpture done in his honour.

Minister of Education, Sport, Art and Culture David Coltart, the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe chairperson Dr Chitepo and the Muparutsa family were some of the respected guests who spoke on this occasion before Harare City Mayor Muchadeyi Masunda officially unveiled the Walter Muparutsa bust.

This was a hallmark occasion to honour the great artist that Walter was to his own society. Later, there was the performance of "Protest", a play written by Czech protest artiste Vaclav Havel, produced by Daves Guzha, who also features in it as an actor with Obrian Mudyiwenyama.

This event, emceed by Ray Mawerera, was organised by Rooftop Promotions, supported by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Harare.

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