Castel Malawi Limited has made an injection of K7 million into an exclusive dinner and dance featuring Lawi and Awilo Longomba slated for 29 April 2023 at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe.
The event has been organized to offer Malawians a moment of fun and dance with the ‘Karolina’ hit-maker.
The UK-based Longomba who originally is from the Democratic Republic of Congo is well known internationally for his music and mesmerising dancing skills.
Lawi expressed excitement to be sharing a stage with one of Africa’s great artists and encouraged Malawians to be part of the event as it is going to be a night to remember.
Apart from Castel, some of the partners include Epic Group and Amal Brand.
Podcast Malawi has today handed over a K450,000 cheque to Reggae Dancehall artist Chizmo Njuchi at a ceremony which took place at Podcast's studios in Lilongwe.
It follows an online fundraiser organised by the platform meant to raise one year house rentals for the artist, who revealed in a podcast how he had been struggling to make enough money to support his basic needs.
Podcast Malawi is a local YouTube channel that gives platform to different people to tell stories about their lives and what they do.
Chizmo shared harsh realities that a lot of artists in the industry face in their struggle to make ends meet, the development that made Podcast Malawi to step in and engaged fans into an online donation campaign.
Besides the donation, the initiative has also connected the artis...
Prominent musician Lucius Banda has observed that the current crop of artists is struggling to come up with quality music because they have prioritized competition above everything else.
Banda has stressed that most of the substandard music enjoying airplay cannot breakthrough to the international scene, as most of it is produced impatiently.
Banda is popular for his timeless song releases that talk about social issues, embedded in enticing lyrical content, with his latest hit titled ‘Bisa’ enjoying airplay across local radio stations as well as streaming sites.
Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Honourable Dr. Kondwani Nankhumwa is this evening, Christmas Eve, attending a fundraising music event for Blantyre SDA centenary celebrations. The event is taking place at Crossroads Hotel in Blantyre.
Other guests include the President for SDA Pastor Timothy Nyirenda, Pastor Thomas, Pastor Msuka, and Pastor Sikiya all from SDA, and Evangelist Dr. Ernest Kaonga, among others.
The main centenary celebrations are slated for September 2023. Some of the notable music outfits include Zenengeya Family from Lilongwe and Namasalima Singers from Mulanje.
Honourable Nankhumwa, who also serves as DPP Vice President for the Southern Region, has donated K1 million towards the pursuit. The total amount required is K70 million.
NANKHUMWA GRACES MATAFALE MEMORIAL SHOW AT CHILEKA, URGES GOVERNMENT TO SET UP MUSIC COLLEGE IN HONOUR OF FALLEN MUSICIAN
Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Honourable Dr. Kondwani Nankhumwa took time off his busy schedule to join tens of thousands of reggae enthusiasts on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at an Evison Matafale memorial live music show.
The memorial show is a yearly event, which is organized by the Black Missionaries, a reggae outfit that Matafale founded in the early 2000s. The memorial show is held at Gadaga grounds in Chileka, their home.
Evison Matafale was born on 20 November, 1969 and died while in police custody on 27 November, 2001. Arguably the most popular reggae artist in Malawi, Matafale released his debut album, Kuimba 1, in 1999 with Wailing Brothers Ba...
By Kondwani Kandiado
St Cecilia Women Choir( popularly known as choir 3) of St Mathias Catholic parish-Lumbadzi in the Archidiocese of Lilongwe says it is set to launch its long awaited debut album, Timatamande Mulungu on Sunday November 6, 2022.
According to the group's Chairperson Luwiza Botha, the 10-track CD will be launched at the church's hall from 1 pm and has songs like Chauta ngwachifundo, Kwa Yesu kwa Yesu, Titamande Mulungu, Katibadwira kamwana, Ine ndimwe pakuchimwa, ndikubwera kuti ndidzipereke among others.
Botha says they feel delighted to see their dream of launching their CD coming to fruition.
She said: "We greatly thank God for doing something great in our lives. We have gone through many challenges but we have overcome them all because God's grace."
South African Singer Makhadzi came to Malawi again, stormed and wooed fun lovers at Hillside Lodge in Mponela, Dowa with her impressive and energetic 4-hour performance Saturday night.
Just right before she could take to the stage and start doing what she does best, the impressive patronage gave a standing ovation, singing along one of her hit tracks "Ma Gear".
Her dancing skills were a marvel and certainly left the fans satisfied partying ways with their entry fees.
And the Black Missionaries and Lulu spiced the show too. They did "Watsetseleka" and "Ndidzalera" respectively among other famous songs.
Anthony Makondetsa and Driemo were other supporting artists who delivered stellar performances.
One of the fans, Gracious Mweale was contented; saying his money had been used ...
The patronage was handful at the Golden Peacock Hotel in Blantyre on Sunday. But that was not reason enough to disappoint the colourful launch of the 16-truck, Tikweza Maso Kumapiri, music album by the Soche based group, Mpachika CCAP Church Choir that left the audience mesmerized with its impressive performance.
Certainly, it set new benchmarks and standards among church choirs on how best they should up their game when it comes to music album launches.
During the launch, the 90 percent youthful composed choir dished out over seven songs with powerful vocal performance that appealed to the audience.
More amazing were the amazingly well coordinated and arranged live vocals and orchestra instruments that would make one think it was a recorded session that had simply gone through s...
Castel Malawi Limited has committed K10 million to Epic Lifestyle ahead of the Kizz Daniel concert at Lilongwe Golf Club tomorrow.
The company's regional manager Andrew Ngombende says they work together with Epic Lifestyle hence supporting them.
Epic Group Chief Executive Officer Yollam Kawanga says they are delighted with the coming on board of Castel Malawi with the K10 million support.
Kizz Daniel famed for the song Buga will arrive in the country this morning ahead of the concert tomorrow where he will share the stage with 18 local acts including Onesimus, Tay Grin and Black Missionaries.
Money transfer institution Mukuru has supported this year's Sand Music Festival with 9 Million Kwacha.
The eminent music festival which starts from 30th to 2nd October at Kambiri Beach in Salima continues to earn support from the corporate world at a time when Zambian Yo Maps has been named the first international act.
Speaking after presenting a cheque today, Charles Phiri, Country Manager for Mukuru said the decision follows the company's interest in promoting the arts industry in Malawi.
In reaction, Wendy Harawa, one of the organisers of the festival could not hold her gratitude and said the support will also go a long way in ensuring that the show earns the massive tag yet again this year.
Harawa has meanwhile said the full list of artists billed to perform will be announ...