18 entertainment Friday, November 17 2017 | NEW ERA MUSIC Country duo… Howard and David Bellamy, known as the Bellamy Brothers Band, who are starting their world tour in Windhoek tonight at the Independence Stadium starting at 20H00. Staff Reporter Windhoek Some roads must - Additional information: bellemybrothers.com
Friday, November 17, 2017 | NEW ERA entertainment 19 ARTS Jeremiah Ndjoze Windhoek Dingalo, real name Denis Shinyama, is one of Namibia’s most versatile artists. Not only is he a formidable musician with a couple of hits under his belt, the man is also a visual artist with enough accolades to prove his prowess. Born in Windhoek, in 1981, Dingalo decided to dedicate his life to the arts at an early age, and while to him this was a calculated Today Dingalo is a superstar. Though born a musician, he began his romance with the canvas in his teenage years and has not looked back. Drawing has always been a very important part of his life, and now, as he goes down that journey of sharing his thoughts, feelings, and Tattoos that speak volumes Versatile artist… Denis Shinyama, one of Namibia’s most versatile artists, busy on a client in his salon in the Wanaheda residential area of Katutura in Windhoek. experiences about the different sides of love and life.....he invites you to come along. “I started at a very early age,” Dingalo says, adding that his entourage of fans. “My parents have always been supportive. They’ve never judged me too harshly,” Dingalo says. Dingalo is in his house in Wanaheda, busy with a tattoo on one of his female clients. The lady appears to be quiet yet troubled. But Dingalo remains cool under pressure. “It comes with the times. I’ve been doing this for quite a while now,” Dingalo says, hastening to add that he is not intimidated by the competition in the industry but rather motivated by the challenge that it presents. Hygiene forms a big part of his business. He uses fresh needles and gloves with every tattoo gig. He is further quick to indicate that business is booming. “Ink is in fashion right now. The number of clients is increasing,” he enthuses. ARTS teacher… Stanley Mareka, International Baccalaureate (IB) dance teacher from the Berlin Cosmopolitan School in Germany. Dance teacher gets an IB in Berlin Pinehas Nakaziko Windhoek Namibian international professional dancer and choreographer, Stanley Mareka, Baccalaureate (IB) Level Choreographer after studying at the Berlin Cosmopolitan School in Germany for an IB Diploma. Mareka says this achievement is one of the answers to his education development. “As a Namibia and international dancer, this just adds to the professional level abroad. So Choreographer in Namibia,” says delighted Mareka. He plans to help dancing academies and choreographers in and outside the country. “I will also bring value to the education system of dance art and launch the Dance Sport in Namibia to open doors to the sector of sport code, and for government to help us go abroad,” he says. He also wants to partner with the College of the Arts (COTA) as well as help the Katutura Community Art Centre (KCAC) become more active in dancing activities. After a challenging childhood and out of sheer determination, Mareka created the Equipped Dancing Academy in 2005. Soon after he received one of his many accolades, including Best Kuduru Dancer in Luanda, Angola, in 2008. In 2013, he won the Windhoek Lager Ambassador competition in March, followed closely by his selection as the East Germany Dance Champion in 2014. In 2015, he was cast for the Lion King Production in Hamburg, Germany. Currently, he is a Channel O Dance Africa Freestyle Champion in the African Contemporary Dance category and Ambassador of the German Institute in Lagos, Nigeria. PROFILE Titus couple marks a jubilee Tuulikki Abraham Lüderitz Everyone has his/her own views and/or experiences on what really makes a marriage last and wants a happy marriage. However, happiness is not the only thing that makes marriage most beautiful for Golden and Bettie Titus, who share their secret to a happy couples who are already married, and those planning on getting married. They say it is easy to over promise many things without examining and analysing the meaning, which often leads to disappointment when promises are not met and eventual breakdown in marriage. “This is where God comes in, because these pledges that we make, we make them in the presence of the Almighty. Now, again at the beginning of the 25 years of our life together in the presence of God, we renewed these vows by pledging to continue our devotion to each other and to God for as long as we both shall live,” stated the couple. The couple believes that the main thing that makes any marriage work is allowing God to take full control. Golden says marriage is a road with many challenges, sometimes you agree to disagree and at without a goodnight kiss from your loved one. All these happen in marriages but with God at the forefront of the marriage, it is destined to go all the way. “Never go to bed angry, forgive each other and forget Jubilee… Golden and Bettie Titus celebrating 25 years of marriage in Lüderitz. and move on in peace. God is the only one that has the right to interfere in your marriage, because he is the doctrine and Sacrament,” emphasises Golden. Golden and Bettie encourage partners planning on getting married this year to never let God out of their relationship and lives; they should always go back to his Word and pray together. October 31 was an extraordinary day for Golden and Bettie, who were celebrating their silver anniversary, which is 25 years of marriage. It was a as Gordon saw his bride, after 25 years of marriage, walking down the aisle with the two once again ready to pledge loyalty to each other as husband and wife, to live together after God’s ordinance in the Holy estate of matrimony one more time. The couple believes that the highest purpose of marriage is to glorify God and bring them closer to Christ by teaching them the depths of his grace and love. “We promised to love, comfort, honour and to keep each other in sickness and in health,” says Golden. “May this season bring joy to every coupled family this year, and many years to come,” conclude the couple.