Flood Church, who are the organisers of the annual Independence Day Music Festival commonly known as the Ufulu Festival, have announced details of this year’s event which includes music and poetry, among other activities.
Ufulu Festival is a free public event hosted by Flood Church. It incorporates music, dance and culture to give youth a platform to celebrate and reflect on Malawi’s 51 years of freedom, while looking ahead to the future.
Last year’s Ufulu Festival was attended by over 300 people and featured a lineup of talented musicians, poets and dancers.
In addition to great performers, this year’s Ufulu Festival will have food, snacks and drinks available for purchase, a children’s play and craft area as well as visual and interactive arts.
According to Flood Church, the objective of the event is to provide a space for Malawian youth and families to enjoy their culture and celebrate freedom in a communal way.
“There is no event of this kind in the city, thus the Ufulu Festival is adding something unique and necessary to Lilongwe’s celebrations,” read a statement from the organisers.
The lineup of talented artists who will be performing at this year’s event includes: Faith Mussa, Q Malawezi, George Kalakusha, Ernest Ikwanga, Marlyn Chakwera, Sam Mjura Mkandawire, Joshua Matonga, KBG, Menes La Plume, Daniel and J Nathal, Kelvin Shema, DJ Kali, Timoteo Malawi, Impact and Dali Mizaya.