The preparations into this year’s Blue Mingoli Concert scheduled for November 5 are on course! And Standard Bank has announced partnerships with key suppliers for the event.
Thoko Unyolo, Head of Marketing at Standard Bank, the host of the event says the bank has identified partners in key areas of hospitality and accommodation, transportation, media, arts and stage technicians to help make the event one of a kind.
“We are working round the clock with both our local and international partners to ensure that we host yet another great Blue Mingoli concert. As the day draw closer, more partners are coming on board and committing to making November 5 a day to remember for the arts and entertainment industry in Malawi,” she added.
This year’s concert features South Africa’s award-winning Afro-soul diva Zonke Dikana and Malawi’s contemporary gospel musician Patience Namadingo.
Unyolo said the November 5 concert returns to the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe which has successfully hosted Zahara, Earl Klugh, Jimmy Dhludhlu and Lira, respectively.
Unyolo said in line with the banks purposes of together driving growth to build Mother Malawi most of the bank’s partners are Malawian companies and the goal is to promote local economic development on the arts and music platform.
“This year’s theme for Blue Mingoli is “More than Music. We will be using the platform of music to engage other sectors of the Malawi economy. This will be done while delivering quality entertainment and creating business connections with customers of the bank other lovers of good music,” she said.
Meanwhile tickets are on sale in selected branches of Standard Bank. The branches are Capital City, Lilongwe and Gateway Mall in Lilongwe and Blantyre and Ginnery Corner branches in Blantyre. VIP tickets are selling at K35,000with Regular tickets at K20,000 each.