Malawi Washington Assoc’s Independence Day Celebrations start July 3 to July 4

The Malawi Washington Association (MWA) is inviting Malawians who reside in the United States and those that can travel to come to Washington DC for Malawi Independence day celebrations which mark 51 years since Malawi’s independence.MWA-july6

The Celebrations will start Friday 3rd with a Family Picnic at Valley Mill Special Park in Silver Spring Maryland.

Sitinga Kachipande the Chair person is encouraging those who can make it to this Funny event to come and meet Malawians and the Malawi new Ambassador to the US Necton Mhura.

On Saturday MWA and the Malawi Embassy will host a group discussion at the Malawi Embassy Located:

2408 Massachusetts Avenue, NW,
Washington DC,

Tel: 202-721-0270

The activities will start from 12:30 PM Eastern time until 3 pm.

Dinner Dance

The Dinner Dance for those who partake in

adult beverages will be at Avant Gard Ballroom, 5268 Nicholson Lane, Kensington, MD, 20895. There is a price of $20.00 cover fee. For those early birds that will get to the Hall before 10:30 pm the cover charge will be $15.00.

The Malawi Washington Association is one of the oldest Diaspora organizations, founded in 1994 by Peter Kapakasa, Stafford Chipungu, Jonathan Kamkwalala and the late Henri Nsanjama.

These four Malawians aimed at forming an organization that not only united the growing number of Malawians in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland, but also the growing number of Malawians in the host countries of the United States of America and Canada. Currently, the organization has over a hundred members and a number of supporters both in and out of the Malawian community.

Since its Inception MWA has consoled and assisted Malawians in the US. They have raised and supported charity and relief operations in Malawi. As recent as this year they raised relief funds for Malawians affected by the floods.

The Malawi Washington Association has worked well with all Ambassadors that have assumed the post in DC. At one time the organization banded together to clean up the Malawi Embassy which was located in an appalling building.

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6 years ago

First of all happy independence day Malawi, and peace be with your country. I have observed this Malawi group in Washington DC and it does a great job at keeping with these Independence celebrations. But i feel that these celebrations should interchange state, meaning celebrations should be observed in a different state each and every year for those malawian’s who cant travel to DC. Secondly this group only gets active when the Independence day and Christmas holidays are coming up, cant you come up activities during the year so that funds are raised that will be directed to the major… Read more »

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