Event organizers Five 79 promotions have postponed the anticipated Music and Poetry night due to the ban of gatherings of more than 100 people that was declared by State president Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika. The ban is one of the measures taken by government to avoid the spread of COVID-19 although Malawi has not registered any cases so far.
Music and Poetry Night which was set to be held on 30th April 2020 at the Comesa hall in Blantyre will have new dates announced when clearance on the ban will be given.
Malawi’s big names in the music and Poetry industry appeared on the list of performances. Veteran musician Gidesi Chilamanda was expected to perform with other well known figures Kell Kay, Lulu, Piksy, Joseph Madzedze, Raphael Sitima, AnnieMarie Quinn.
The organizers have promised to refund people who bought tickets in full. They have also advised the nation to be safe during this period.