The city’s celebrated awards Roil Bulawayo Arts Awards (RoilBAA) has officially opened entries for this year.
The awards are slated for 6 November 2021 in Bulawayo.
Starting from today, artistes can self-nominate or can also be nominated by fans, with the deadline for submission being 9 September.
The awards, which are in their fifth edition, are set to go “stronger” despite the catastrophic Covid-19 pandemic engulfing the country.
“We call on all creatives to submit their amazing works for consideration to our panel of judges.
“We look forward to the fifth edition of the awards which are coming amidst a global pandemic and we remain dedicated and committed to the cause of recognising arts excellence in Zimbabwe,” reads a statement by RoilBAA which was published today.
Artistes, who have content created from 31 October 2020 to 1 August 2021, are eligible for nomination.
“Material for consideration can be physically dropped at Studio 10 at the National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo or at Sabela Studios located at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF).
“The works should be sealed in an envelope and clearly marked “Roil BAA Submission 2021.” The nomination form is also available on the awards website www.byoartsawards.com ,” reads the statement.