Lake of Stars (LoS) annual festival has partnered with the world’s leading express and logistics provider DHLto transport of sound, lighting and equipment.
In addition to transporting the equipment from Manchester in United Kingdom and back, DHL has provided financial support towards the festival to be held on the shimmering sands of Lake Malawi on 26 to 28 September.
“We are delighted to be associated with this festival as we have seen it grow from strength to strength over the years. We found synergy with the festival’s philosophy of arts travel development bringing together diverse cultures and raising awareness of local charities.
“The economic benefits for local communities around this event are also evident which is in line with DHL’s objective to facilitate international trade and growth in the country. It is a huge investment on us part which we know will crate and stimulate band awareness,” said DHL Malawi country manager Sarah Kanyongo.
LoS unites diverse musical social and cultural backgrounds by being a truly international gathering of contemporary, global and African talent. Malawian and international artists gather for a musical, social and cultural exchange.
“The festival relies on world class production standards and together with DHL we can achieve this by delivering quality sound and lighting equipment to the shores of Malawi. The equipment which has been given for free by stakeholders, includes spotlights, smoke machines, moving heads, 20 communication units, CD decks, record decks, deejay mixers among others. Some of this equipment can be found in Malawi but not in quantities and the quality we need,” said LoS founder Will Jameson.
This the equipment that will used at the main stage of the festival.
So far, some of the local and international artists confirmed to perform at the festival this year are South Africa’s Reason, Zambia’s Zone Fam with Piksy, Peter Mawanga, Agorosso among some of the locals.