Welcome

Welcome to the TG Silundika Cultural Community Centre

We have made it our mission to conserve Kalanga heritage and the legacy of a Zimbabwean national liberation hero through the delivery of creative programs and services in a high quality manner so that local people are educated, trained, employed and their living standards are raised.

Read more how it all began and where we are now!

 

Our Mission

To promote Kalanga culture through creative community strategies that enhance economical growth and development.

Our Vision

Our vision is to establish the standard of excellence in cultural heritage sustainability and community development in Southern Africa.

Our Annual Events

Preserving and Promoting the Kalanga Cultural Heritage

TiBaKalanga Festival

The festival offers an ideal opportunity to participate in a now proven fun even that draws a diverse group of people. Being a partner or sponsor not only allows you to be part of this great event but also to be part of the economic development of Bulilima District. 

10K Wrap Up & Run Road Race

The idea of a 10K race was first mooted in 2015 as part of the centre’s efforts to introduce recreational programs and activities aimed at discouraging unemployed youth from engaging in self-destructive activities.

Miss TiBaKalanga Beauty Pageant

The Miss TiBaKalanga Beauty Pageant is a competition that focuses on the natural beauty of its contestants with attributes such as talent, intelligence, and personality. Hair, gowns, talent, modeling and personal interviews will factor in the judges’ scoresheet.

The TGSCCC Memorial Library Project

The library is expected to help improve the study habits of students in this area, thereby improving their chances of advancing to secondary schools and universities. The general key deliverables of this project is to create a highly literate and culturally conscious society which is proud of its history and its way of life.

The Road to Miss TiBaKalanga 2022

A TibaKalanga Annual Cultural Event

Introduction

The TGSCCC issued an invitation to villages across the district to participate in the competition back in January and immediately received an expression of interest from more than 10 villages that form a cluster around the cultural centre. While other villages remain interested, logistical issues have slowed down their ability to participate in the first phase of the competitions.

The beauty pageant competition is only one of the many commemorative events planned to mark 40 years since the passing of the late TG Silundika the national hero whom the cultural centre is named after.

    Highlights on how we started

    Groundbreaking Ceremony 2015

    Groundbreaking Ceremony 2015

     

     

     

     

    Choral Competion

     

     

     

    Abathungi Women’s Empowerment Project

     

     

     

    The development plan for the Cultural Centre outlines the vision, process, and requirements for the expansion of the existing family homestead into an environmentally and financially sustainable cultural community centre, through the integration of culture, agriculture, eco commerce, and education.

    The village concept integrates a range of facilities, venues and services which will be designed and built to complement each other.

    The village is being built and operated under parameters that will ensure sufficient earnings to sustain existing and expanded village initiatives. Physically, the cultural village will be anchored around several operational centres.

    Latest News from our Blog

    Preserving and Promoting the Kalanga Cultural Heritage

    2020 TibaKalanga Pageant Update

    2020 TibaKalanga Pageant Update

      The winner is Miss Charlotte Ndlovu, 22. Charlotte was born in Botswana before her family moved to Plumtree, Zimbabwe when she was very young. She completed her high school education in Plumtree with an A' level Certificate in Social Sciences. From an early...

    The TGSCCC Mourns the Tragic Assassination of Butholezwe Nkomo

    The TGSCCC Mourns the Tragic Assassination of Butholezwe Nkomo

    It is with deep sorrow that the TG Silundika Cultural Community Centre learnt of the tragic death of a community activist and one of its enthusiastic supporters.  Butholezwe Nkomo (32) of Ntoli Village, Ward 6 Bulilima District. Butholezwe is said to have died after a...

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

    The safety of our staff at the centre, all our members, supporters and volunteers, is our top priority! We will engage in educating ourselves and others on how we can protect ourselves.

    The World Health Organisation has made a lot material available which we will be posting on our Info Board.

    Keep yourself updated on precautionary measures regarding the virus!

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    Help in various ways. Choose a project you want to support. Become a regular sponsor to one of our annual events. Any donations, will help to achieve our goal.

    Become a Member

    Creating self-substaining, communities!

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    Become a Sponsor

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    There are many ways of you to become a sponsor or partner of our projects. Browse through our projects and help achieve our targets for the upcoming year.

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