Memorial service and all night ‘pungwe’ at the Mabvira homestead, Nyatate

One year since grandfather – Sekuru Bowden – passed away. He was remembered during this memorial service held all night in his honour:

 

Here we are about 40 km on the dust road north of Nyanga:

 

From the homestead looking North

 

Looking back over the homestead

 

Pungwe: speeches

 

Reading during the night

 

Singers during the night

 

One of the wabvuwi

 

Singer from Rusape

 

Service the next morning

 

150 lining up for food after the service

 

and there’s always washing up – nice location though!

 

In honour of Bowden Mabvira

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