Ivorian based Tamanyawaka hails support at Sound and Light Concert

Ivorian based Malawian reggae songstress has appreciated great support from her fans and fellow artists gave her during the concert which was held in Salima on September 29 to 30, 2017. The reggae songstress, Tamanyawaka Chavula travelled from Ivory Coast to perform at Sound and Light Concert. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Thursday, Tamanyawaka said she was delighted with the response of her fans when she was performing on stage during the concert. “I gave…

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Rihanna moves to assist girls in Malawi

Musician Rihanna is not yet done with Malawi a this time her attention has moved to girls. The iconic singer has now partnered with bike-sharing company Ofo to provide better access to education for girls across Malawi, international media reports say. According to reports, the exercise has already commenced in Malawi. According to time.comtime.com, the Barbados born artist has penned a five year deal with her Clara Lionel Foundation and Ofo, a prominent bike-sharing platform based in China. The…

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Fridays for local music on MBC: Musicians excited

In complementing the ‘Buy Malawi’ strategy, the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has resolved to be playing only local music on its three platforms on Fridays. The broadcaster’s move has come barely months after Malawi National Assembly passed an Act requiring all local broadcasting houses play 70 percent of local music and 30 percent foreign music. Public Relations Officer (PRO) for MBC Chembezi Mhone said on Thursday, the move is aimed at promoting Malawian musicians as 24hours is more than…

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You are here:NewsEntertainmentSpoken Word Poetry Blantyre Movement: One year on Spoken Word Poetry Blantyre Movement: One year on

The Spoken Word Poetry Blantyre Movement, an initiative that has been established in order to create a platform for English spoken word poetry in Malawi, clocked one year on Sunday, August 6. Brian Kalinde, on stage at KwaHaraba Art Gallery & Cafe Brian Kalinde, on stage at KwaHaraba Art Gallery & Cafe The movement which is said to have been created to grant spoken word poets the ability to share their skills in poetry creation and performance equally seeks…

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Jamaal Mlaka Maliro wins Hiphop4hiv Nation 2017 theme song competition

Hiphop4hiv Nation Organization (HH4HNation) has named Jamaal Mlaka Maliro also known as Ka-Mlaka, a 23 year old student at Blantyre International University (BIU) as the winner of the Hiphop4hivnation 2017 theme song competition. The competition has been running for the past few months and submissions closed on 30th June. Ka Mlaka, Musician-cum-Pastor Mlaka Maliro’s son has walked away with a beautiful Hiphop4hiv Nation award and a cash prize of K50, 000. He will be promoted by Hiphop4hiv Nation and…

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Malawi’s acoustic musician Agorosso in Hungary

One of the country’s gifted acoustic musicians Agorosso is touring Hungary up to the end of July, courtsey of African Hungarian Union (AHU). Agorosso, real name Lloyd Phaundi, has so far held a concert in Pilisborosjenő, a local music primary school where he sang together with the children. Agorosso has also played alongside Hungarian tradition music group, Serengeti Troupe in Micimackó. Agorrosso plays African music mixed with a variety of some international elements. His music is basically on “Unity,…

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Malawi’s Daliso In Britain’s Got Talent’s Semi-final

Stand-up comedian, Daliso Chaponda, on 29 April made history by becoming the first Malawian act to audition for Britain’s Got Talent (BGT), UK’s television hit talent show. Daliso’s comedy routine on the night earned him a spot in this year’s BGT semi-final scheduled for 21 to 25 May. Aged 37, Daliso who is based in Manchester, stepped on the world stage dressed in a pair of jeans and brown top. The panel of judges could not help but wonder…

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Buffalo Souljah ready for Valentine’s bash

Zimbabwe’s dancehall artist Buffalo Souljah, who is based in South Africa, arrived in Malawi on Monday promising to give his fans a proper Valentine’s treat at Country Lodge in Lilongwe. Speaking upon arrival, Buffalo Souljah said he was excited to be in Malawi for the first time since 2012. “It’s been a while I last performed here in Malawi. I am looking forward to a great show on Tuesday. This is just like a home-coming party because I regard…

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Miss Heritage auditions 2017 to begin end February

Registration for Miss Heritage 2017 has started and auditions are expected to start at the end of this month. According to a statement, this year Miss Heritage Malawi enters the third successive season following its introduction in the country in 2015, won by model Alinafe Chalunda. “We have three phases and Lilongwe will be the first city to run the auditions on 25th and 26th February, seconded by Blantyre on 4th and 5th March, then Mzuzu on 11th and…

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DJ Ganyani to rock LL at Chill All-White Party

Newly opened state-of-the-art Cockpit Lounge in Lilongwe will be the spot to be for fun seekers on Friday night December 9 as Carlsberg Malawi is hosting the Chill All-White Party, with South Africa’s celebrated DJ Ganyani as guest performer. This is the second All-White Party the company is hosting under the Chill Brand this year. It follows the first event at the Protea Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre where another big name in the South African music, DJ Sbu was…

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