Malawians in UK will this Saturday gather at Malawi High Commission’s premises Kwacha House in London for a a sumptuous family summer feast organised by the Malawi Association UK (MAUK), an umbrella body for Diaspora Malawians in the UK to draw closer together Malawians and friends of the southern African nation to an exciting entertainment galore .
MAUK secretary General, Felix Banda told Nyasa Times that he aim of the summer jamboree is to bring together and closer Malawians and friends of Malawi in the United Kingdom to have fun and enjoy everything that is Malawian and its pleasures.
“We’ve organised this summer festivity for Malawians and friends of Malawi to come together and have fun and enjoy the twilight of the summer season and at the same time promote networking among the Malawian people in the Diaspora,” said Banda.
Banda also disclosed that the MAUK will use the proceeds from the summer party to help in the operation and establishment of the forthcoming inaugural Malawian Achievers awards which aims at recognising and rewarding outstanding Malawians in the UK.
He said: “MAUK would also like to use the summer party to raise funds for the impending Malawian Achievers’ awards ceremony whose core objective is recognise and reward people who are making positive difference to the Malawian society in the UK.”
“The Malawian Achievers Awards also aims at recognising the benevolence, kindness, efforts and labours of goodwill people and organisations do for Malawians not only in the UK but also in Malawi from the UK. This is an initiative to show our appreciation and give votes of thanks to all those who care showing them that we care that they care for us and our beautiful country,” added Banda.
Banda however said participants to the twilight summer fête are requested to contribute a minimum cover charge of £10 per head for adults and half the price for children as entry fees at the door.
“There will also be raffle draws in which the levellers will win lots of exhilarating and thrilling prizes. All and above, there will be music for people to dance especially Malawian vibes and international floor-filling mantras which will be mixed on the decks by a popular London-based Disco Jockey,” he added.
The Malawian High commissioner to London, Bernard Sande will be in attendance alongside other Malawian officials working at the Malawi mission in London.
The party is expected to start at 4pm and finish at midnight and the address for the venue for those travelling to Kwacha House is 70 Winnington Road, Hampstead, London. N2 0TX.