A renowned South African Muslim spiritual artist Zain Bhikha is expected to perform live in the country from January 23 in Blantyre and Lilongwe.
Communication Director for the Classic, organizers of the show, Bashir Amin told a local radio Capital FM that the proceeds of the events will go towards bankrolling the 2015 Malawi Muslim Awards (MMA) which made its debut in July last year.
“If all goes to plan, Zain will be in the country on January 22 and we hope to have a special dinner at Malawi Sun Hotel in Blantyre on the next day. He is going to perform live at Robins Park in Blantyre on January 24 and at Crossroads Hotel on January 25,”Amin.
Amin has assured Malawians that the show will be one of a kind and that the organizers are doing everything possible to meet people’s demands.
“Zain is a very professional artist thus he comes with demands of quality and organisation. We are therefore making sure that we live up to his requirements as well as the needs of the people.”
Zain known for various pieces including Allah Knows, Mountains of Makkah and Give thanks to Allah.
”There is a great need for Muslims to have a contribution to the arts. The youth, especially, need positive music to listen to with a strong educational message,” Zain is on record saying.
Under his own label, the 40 year old, Zain Bhikha has released seven albums and two singles CD’s. All of his albums have featured amongst the top ten bestsellers by Muslim Artists.