In Malawi culture is an integral part of many peoples lives. Malawians take their cultural events seriously and exhibit a hunger for ever more imagery and music. This explosion in creativity has most recently been associated with the hope and future of the country’s growing confidence in itself and the arts which define – with all the diversity avaliable, what it is to be a Malawian on a continent redefining itself.
The Warehouse Cultural Centre continues to grow
The Warehouse Cultural Center is situated in Blantyre, Malawi, along the lines of the former Malawi Railways. It was completely transformed in 2004 to accommodate a sound proof indoor theatre and an outdoor bar/café…for more information visit: www.thewarehouse-malawi.net
Gule Wamkulu – World Heritage Artform
Gule Wamkulu literally translated “the big dance” is both a secret cult and ritual dance practiced among the Chewa people living in Malawi, Zambia, and Mozambique.
The Chamare Museum is a highly acclaimed centre which displays and interprets the history, material culture and spiritual heritage of the tribes of Central Malawi, and their interaction with Christianity and Islam.
Nanzikambe takes Malawian Theatre Global
Nanzikambe continues its thrust forward with The Accidental Death of Democracy. A new production from Malawi’s finest theatre development organisation. Nanzikambe Arts
Lake of Stars Music Festival
Since 2004, autumn in Malawi has seen the Lake of Stars Festival take place on the palm fringed shores of Africa’s third largest lake: Lake Malawi. The festival raises money for charity, promotes Malawian music and provides travellers and Malawians alike with the opportunity to enjoy fantastic live music in an exotic and beautiful location. International and African artists share the stage at Chintheche Inn. So far artists such as Groove Armada’s Andy Cato, Felix B (Basement Jaxx), Yewande (US), the Chibuku DJs.