Munya Mataruse

Munya Mataruse

Munya Mataruse

Mainstage Showdown Winner 2022

Sunday July 17 at 4pm on the Canadian North Mainstage

 

Munya Mataruse is an Artist born in Zimbabwe, now based in Yellowknife Northwest Territories, Canada. He started his music career professionally in 2005 at Pakare Paye Arts Centre, an arts organization formed and managed by Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, a Zimbabwean Music Super Star. Munya's music is a unique blend of styles ranging from Afro Jazz, Katekwe and Shangara, the local traditional Zimbabwean genre. His sound is recognizable with intensely catchy Zimbabwean melodies and smooth vocals. Munya has recorded 2 albums, Denguremhodzi and Pashangara, under TUKUMUSIC/ PAKARE PAYE label.  Munya performs with an energy that engages audiences, creating an uplifting musical experience