This year’s TIFAZ (Tertiary Institutions Festival of the Arts in Zimbabwe) were held on the 30th of June to the 2nd of July 2016 at Mutare Polytechnic The festival, which was officially opened by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, Dr Ambassador Machiwenyika-Mapuranga, was graced by visiting local and international artistes from Mauritius, South Africa, Kenya, Iran, Syria etc. The Resident Minister for Manicaland Province, Cde Mwanditawepi Chimene, officiated the closing ceremony. A total of 21 teachers’ and polytechnic colleges in Zimbabwe converged at Mutare Polytechnic to give an opportunity for students to compete and show case their arts talents. Indeed the participating students gave each other tough moments as they displayed their amazing talents. UCE won the the best dress display within the Fashionand Design category.