Thabelo Mavhutha
Venda Translators

Thabelo Mavhutha is a performance artist. Born and raised in a village known as Tshifulanani in Venda Limpopo Province; the circumstances of living in a undeveloped village never phased her.

She started performing on stage at age 8, reciting poems and narrating drama performances. Thabelo studied media and majored in journalism and film.

Her Love and zeal for the arts landed her on Tv as a presenter for an educational children's television programme called Rivoningo meaning Light. In deed her walks in life has been guarded by Light as she continues to grow as a Writer/Performer Artist.Thabelo Mavhutha ndi mutsila vhukuma. Vhutsila ha we vhu vhonalesa musi o ṋeiwa puḽatifomo ya matambwa na vhurendi. Ndi ṋambi vhukati ha dziṋambi nahone ha na ṱhoni dza u amba phanḓa ha vhathu. Thabelo o bebelwa shangoni ḽa Lwamondo, muvhunduni wa Mathule, kha kusi kwa “Vho Muthu ha dini hu dina nyito dzawe” Tshifulanani fhasi ha bada. Kha ḽa tshika muroho Venḓa, Limpopo Province. Naho o alutshela mahayani e a vha asina mvelaphanḓa I vhonalaho miǹwahani yo fhiraho, azwi ngo mu nyamisa uri a tevhele miḽoro yawe u ri I bvelele.

Musi atshi kha ḓi tou vha na miǹwaha ya malo(8), Thabelo o vha ono thoma u ǹwala zwirendo na u tambwa matambwa a “community theatre” kana zwine zwe zwa vha zwi tshi vhidzwa Baisikopo na u ṱalutshedza matambwa musi atshi khou tambiwa nga vhaǹwe vhatsila. Lufuno lwawe lwa vhurendi zwo mu swikisa na kha khaso ya TV ya vho muṱuku ino pfi Rivoningo yeya vha itshi khou gudisa vhana ngudo dzo fhambananaho. Ndi zwone Tshedza tshi vhonetshelaho vhutshilo ha Thabelo Mavhutha atshi dzimi nahone atshi fheli ngauri ukha ḓi shuma zwinzhi kha sia ḽa vhuhashi, vhutsila hawe vhu khou isa phanḓa nau vhonala musi atshi khou aluwa na mpho dzawe.