Playwright Mulenga Kapwepwe has called on young people to take keen interest in learning Zambia’s history.
Speaking during a Bemba Language Musical Stage play called Shalapo Chanichandala at Lusaka Play house last evening, Kapwepwe emphasized the need for youths to have knowledge of the country’s history as this is one way of preserving culture.
Kapwepwe, who is also ZNBC Board Chairperson said culture can play a key role in developing the country.
She has also called for strong partnerships between cultural groups and government in improving the cultural industry.
Kapwepwe stressed that cultural diversity is an important factor for any country’s economic growth.
The Bemba Language Musical Stage play adapted from the Book written by Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe, Mulenga Kapwepwe’s father, runs until Saturday at the Lusaka Play house.