Five people stand a chance to win tickets to the Lake of Stars (LoS) Festival through a social media promotion service provider TNM Plc is conducting.
TNM, who are the official LoS partner for the arts and cultural three-day event is scheduled for September 28 to 30 at Kabumba Hotel in Salima, have created an opportunity for festival lovers to earn free tickets.
TNM head of marketing Sobhuza Ngwenya said for fans to stand a chance of winning, they are required to post “Like” on TNM’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.
“This is an opportunity for our customers who interact with us through social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The more ‘likes’ they generate for us, the higher their chances of winning these five tickets to be party to the festival and save K37 000,” he said
For Facebook (TelekomNetworksMalawi), users are required to answer a question “Which TNM product allows them to cash out your bank even when there is no ATM around” while for Twitter, fans are being asked to “post a video of themselves singing the most popular Sauti Sol Song with caption #IssaFestivoo.
For Instangram (@alwayswithyoumw) TNM is asking fans to post their best photo having fun in the sun with the hashtag #IssaFestivoo.
Besides from giving out free tickets, TNM Plc is also offering a 13.5 % tickets discount tickets to the festival for customers who buy tickets through TNM’s mobile money service Mpamba.
“We are still offering a 13.5 % discount to customers who buy their tickets to the three-day festival through the TNM mobile money service. Festival goers will pay K32 000.00, down from K37 000. 00 saving K5 000 if they buy the tickets on Mpamba,” he said.
LoS country coordinator Yolanda Ng’oma, in an interview, said they are pleased with how their different partners for the festival, including TNM, are engaging audiences and creating the excitement in the build up to the event.
She said: “This is a development which will help create the fun even before we get to the actual festival. This interaction will add up to the excitement which is already there. There is no way to give back to our fans than to give them the chance to access the festival for free.”
The three-day festival will host a fusion of local and international music acts, food, technology, and wellness on the beaches of Kabumbu Hotel, on the fringes of Lake Malawi in Salima.
A number of acts will come from Europe, including Germany group, Makatumbe Band and Scotland’s Michael Pedersen. Sauti Sol from Kenya and Major Lazer Sound System from USA also part of the line-up.