ABOUT CULTURE CENTRE
- ABOUT CULTURE CENTRE -
Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, defined by everything from language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music, arts and other manifestation of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.The Wise Owl Culture Centre is a multi-venue centre located in Marondera, Mashonaland East. The Centre is an integral part of the school and lies within the schools boundaries. It was awarded the best Culture Centre in Mashonaland East and as a result the centre is toured by schools within Zimbabwe and abroad. It is intended as a venue for cultural exchange in terms of content, curatorial and cultural management, giving Marondera an operational base on the local/international art scene. The culture centre aims to create a meeting place for artists, to provide cultural programmes for the community giving importance to cultural continuity from past to contemporary. It aims to open new grounds for cultural dialogue, networking, and create new cultural resources from both the public and the private sectors.
The village is fully fledged with a kitchen hut, boys' bedroom (gota), girls' bedroom (nhanga) and a grain storage hut (dura). Livestock kept in the village include sheep, cattle, goats, rabbits, African chickens (road runner) and broiler chickens. The Wise Owl students have the opportunity to visit the village any time for lessons or gallery walks as part of their classroom presentations.The culture centre houses a gallery, where students carry out their music classes, it ensembles marimba instruments used by the primary & secondary school band, guitar, drums and the piano. Our marimba band is very lively and takes part in the allied arts festival Its artistic programs include the production of music concerts, performances, festivals, exhibitions, cultural research, outreach, preservation, and publication of materials on Zimbabwean art and culture.
ABOUT WISE OWL SCHOOL
Wise Owl Group of Schools is a consortium of mainly 3 schools, namely Wise Owl Pre-School, Wise Owl Primary School and Wise High School. The school strives to provide the best primary and secondary educvation in Zimbabwe. For enquiries and enrollments contact us today and rest assured that your child is getting the best education.