The rich Indian musical and cultural mix was at display at the Zimbabwe Sunshine City Festival in Harare yesterday.

In an effort to deepen the cultural ties between Zimbabwe and India, the Indian Embassy organised a festival in Harare attended by hundreds of Zimbabweans where the rich and diverse Indian music and culture was displayed.

Speaking to the ZBC News, the Indian Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Masakui Rungusung said relations between the two countries should not be limited to politics only but should extend to other spheres like culture.

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation, Dr Prince Mupazviriho said the festival provides the platform to deepen the cultural ties and integration of the Indian community in the country.

The festival saw musical groups and artists performing, among them Hope Masike, Note2Note music group and India’s Shillong Chamber Choir.