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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Zonke mesmerises fans at Blue Mingoli concert

South Africa’s afro-soul musician Zonke who on Friday upon arrival in the country promised fans a thrilling performance lived to her pledge as she put up a spirited and energetic show at the Blue Mingoli concert held over the weekend in Lilongwe. The talented singer and producer took to the stage at 22:30pm with her sweet and captivating voice dishing out hits such as Ngomso, Jik’inzinto and Mzi kaphalo from her “Ina Ethe” album done in Xhosa serenading the…

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Coca-Cola Kuphaka Life storms Mzuzu

Following the success of its first show at the Blantyre Sports Club in the commercial city on 24th September, the Coca-Cola Kuphaka Life 2016 edition goes to the north and will be in Mzuzu this weekend. According to a statement made available to Mana, currently, the activations team is in the northern city registering teams that will participate in the second show slated for Mzuzu University (Mzuni) on Saturday, 8th October. “Registrations are currently underway. The main programme this…

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Teacher Mpamire and Kansiime to storm Malawi

Ugandan stand-up comedy queen Annie Kansiime is coming back to perform in the country and this time she is coming with her Ugandan compatriot Techer Mpamire. The two will perform at College of Medicine Sports Complex on November for and it will be the first time for Mpamire, courtesy of iMPALA marketing agency. “By public demand, we are bringing back Annie Kansiime together with Teacher Mpamire. The show will be at College of Medicine on November 4,” said the…

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Veteran Musician Giddes Leaves for USA

Celebrated acoustic veteran musician Giddes Chalamanda has finally realized his long cherished dream of going to the United States of America (USA) when he was given a resounding send off by many people at Chileka International Airport on Wednesday June 29, 2010. The 86 year old musician attracted the attention as soon as he was noticed donning a black suit before boarding a South Africa Airways plane. He was full of smiles soon after arriving at the airport and…

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Gospel music in Malawi

This text provides an overview of gospel music in Malawi. Following voyages of David Livingstone and other British missionaries in the 1800s, Malawi was made a British protectorate on 14 May 1891. The coming of the missionaries diluted and changed the cultural practices that were there already. Most of the major Christian sects are represented in Malawi. Until the 1990s, the dominant sects were Catholics, Presbyterians and Adventists. Musically they were very traditional and gospel music at the time…

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Dikamawako Arts says future looking good

Dikamawako Arts through its Founder and Director, Tawonga Nkhonjera has said this year they have a lot to offer fans in music, theatrical plays and films. Tawonga first highlighted the new single that their musician Muhanya will soon be releasing. “Our musician Muhanya will be releasing a new single titled ‘Be your friend’ which is the first off his yet to be released second album ‘Failure’ and to twist things a little, the video will be launched on one…

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