This year’s Lake of Stars Festival will kick off with a little bit of something for everybody.
As the country is getting ready for the Lake of Stars (LoS) Festival which will take place from the 25 to 27 September, 2015 in Mangochi, the organisers of the top-rated festival hosted a launch party of the festival on the roof terrace of Peermont President Walmont Hotel (next to BICC) Sunday.
The party was spiced up by performances Q Malewezi who recited a very touching and brilliant piece, an artistic and exquisite dance by Tron and acoustic performances Lulu, Menes and Neil Nayar.
Rapper Tay Grin, singer George Kalukusha and the Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi, Mr. Kikkan Haugen were among some of the notable faces at the event.
Lake of Stars has been the premier event in Malawi since its inauguration in 2004 which has helped to promote local talents and art.
LoS is also a major boost to the tourism industry.
The festival comprises of music, live performances, dances, art exhibits just to mention a few.
Past LoS events have seen performances by both international and local acts including The Very Best, Tay Grin, Sauti Soul, Mafikizolo, Afrikan Boy, Foals, Freshlyground, Home Grown African, Gwamba, Fly, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, Zone Fam, among many others.
Some of the acts that have been confirmed so far for this year’s festival include: Young Fathers (UK), Ric Hassani (Nigeria), Gwamba (Malawi), Danny Kalima (Malawi), George Kalukusha (Malawi) and Menes (DRC).