Malawi’s multi-skilled songwriter, producer, player of several instruments and singer, Lulu will this Saturday July 27 perform at the Mr Malawi Ireland contest in Ireland.
The “long awaited event of the century”, as described by the organisers will take place in Dublin, Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge.
Malawians will be able to sample Lulu’s new songs from his fourth album, Ndakudziwa.
According to Brian Mwenelupembe, one of the organizers, they decided to introduce ‘Mr. Malawi Ireland’ in order to give Malawian men the chance to represent their country.
Mwenelupembe also said the competition is aimed at providing entertainment, fitness, Malawian fashion and style, knowledge and better understanding of the Malawian history and culture.
Apart from a crown and trophy, the winner of Mr. Malawi Ireland will go home €500.00 richer while second and third prizes will be €300.00 and €150.00, with consolation prizes for the next two contestants.
The winner will represent Malawi at the International event of Mr. Africa-Ireland to be held later in the year.
The contestants will compete in four main challenges, namely Malawian History Challenge, Fashion & Style Challenge, Talent Challenge as well as Strength & Body Physique Challenge before competing at the finals.
“The winner will be chosen at the fashion parade of all our contestants taking place in front of the live audience,” said Magga White, one of the organisers.
Mr. Malawi Ireland 2013 organisers are Brian Mwenelupembe (founder), Alinane Harawa, Rockstar Jojo and Magga White.