By Memory Kanjira
Organiser of Blantyre Shut Down Festival, Chestafari Maganizo said the music show will feature rich tapestry of musical talent and traditions, bringing festival lovers together in harmonies and electrifying atmosphere with diverse lineup of artist and an array of exciting activities.
Blantyre Shut Down Festival will be held on December 2 at Club 24/7 near Kameza roundabout in Blantyre.
Maganizo, who is also Sales Manager for Print and Cut, told Malawi News Agency (MANA) that the festival will be held to appreciate the richness of music talent and culture apart from offering a platform for emerging artists and create a memorable experience for festival-goers.
He said the Shut Down Festival stands out from other events due to its focus on local music scene and incorporation of diverse cultural elements which makes it unique and immersive celebration.
“We aim to create a vibrant and unforgettable experience for attendees. Promoting local music and culture, fostering a sense of community and leaving a lasting positive impact in local music,” he said.
The festival organizer, therefore, urged entertainment lovers to come in large numbers for anyone seeking an unforgettable music festival experience.
Maganizo described the festival as “a must-attend show” saying there will be a combination of different local and culture artists who will spice up the event.
One of the artists who will be preforming at the festival, Anjilu Fumulani, Black Missionaries band leader, said the reggae outfit is all set and ready to perform at the event.
“We are well prepared to entertain through reggae music because this will showcase our talent and appreciate local culture through the songs we will perform,” he said and pledged that music lovers should expect the beauty of reggae music and dance.
Other artists to perform at the festival include Jay Jay Cee, Nepman, Hyphen, Queen Fyan, Chizmo, Joe Kellz and Young Generation Band, among others.