Donel Mangena

Donel to feature in Zimbos gig

depro. B-Metro Reporter
United Kingdom based up-coming artiste Donel Mangena who grabbed the spotlight after appearing in the singing competition, The Voice UK finishing as a runner up is set to perform alongside artistes from the country at a Zimbabwe Culture show.

The show which will be held at Warwickshire in England on 2 June will see Donel sharing the stage with the legendary Mbira sensation Mbuya Stella Chiweshe, African Marimba Band, Tsungi Tsikirira, Sekuru Makamazi, Afro Shikisha, to mention a few.

The talented lad confirmed he would be performing at the gig via his Instagram page which somehow revealed he is happy to perform alongside his countrymen.

a�?Happy to announce I will be performing at the Zimbabwe Culture show,a�? read a post on his Instagram page.

Meanwhile, Zimbabwe and the rest of the world are still waiting for Donel to release a bit of his natural composition as he proved to be a talented gem at the Voice UK despite singing cover songs mostly.

The success from the musical competition saw Donel performing at Queen Elizabetha��s 92nd birthday celebrations last month, where he gave a brilliant performance.

He was introduced by Prince Harry at the Queena��s birthday. He called him a a�?stara�?.

a�?It now gives me great pleasure to introduce a star of the future Donel Mangena,a�? Harry said.

He performed Happy by Pharrell Williams, a song which describes how Donel is a�?happya�? and grateful of the talent God has given him.

a�?It was an honour spending time with Prince Harry and being introduced to the world. I cana��t believe this actually happened, I am truly humbled by this opportunity and I thank God mostly and you guys (fans) for your love and support ita��s only the beginning,a�? he wrote on his social media pages.