The Lake of Stars (LoS) festival has announced another crop of local and international artists to add to the line-up which includes Nigerian artist Ric Hassani of the Dance Baby Dance fame.
An announcement on the event’s Facebook page also confirmed South Africa’s award winning rapper Toya De Lazy and Swedish group Young Fathers among others will all perform at >Sunbird Nkopola in Mangochi along Lake Malawi from Friday, 25 to Sunday 27 September.
Other foreign artists lined-up are Mokoomba from Zimbabwe and UNFPA’s Safeguard Young People Project which features Tha Dogg from Namibia, Zimbabwe’s Bryan K, former Big Brother Africa Botswana representative Zeus, KrTC from Swaziland, Lesotho’s Stlofa, DJ Kaliwa from Zambia
“They will be joined by Malawi’s ambassador for the project, Gwamba,” reads an announcement on the event’s Facebook page.
Local music icon Lucius Banda, who recently released new singles off his upcoming album “Thank You” will playlive on the beach. He will grace the beach stage alongside Sally Nyundo and Gasper Nali.
Others will be George Kalukusha, Danny Kalima aka Sirius, Lulu and the Mathumela Band and many more.
This year, people should expect a huge variety of activities including music, dance, poetry, theatre, art, interactive science exhibits, and children’s games with kids under 12 entering for free, according to organisers.
Alongside the main festival, there will be free outreach activities in neighbouring Chipoka Village for the local community.