Thomas Chibambo (Director) Tel. no.: +265(0)993 961 500
+265(0)888 894 271
E-mail: thom@blantyreartsfestival.com
Festival 2011
DATEWITH DAY VENUE 1THE WAREHOUSE CULTURE CENTRE VENUE 2COMESA HALL VENUE 3SPORTS COMPLEX VENUE 4THE OLD MUTUAL AUDITORIUM
Thursday6th October 2011 Rehearsals 13:30Opening Ceremony, Traditional Dance, Standup Comedy, Poetry, Gides Chalamanda

18:30 K3.500 with 1 show bonus!Oliver Mtukudzi & Band, Ben Mankhamba, Waliko Makhala, Agoloso

All dayVisual Arts Exhibitions
Friday7th October 2011 13:30 K500Music Crossroads Competition 08:30 – 15:30 freeWorkshops

19:30 K500German Acoustic Band, Black Missionaries, Skeffa Chimoto , Dan Lu

All dayVisual Arts Exhibitions
18:00 K500POETRY CAFESylvester Kalizang’oma, Batsirai Chigama, Andrew Kamwambi, Paulsaid Paunde, Eve Pangani, Upmost, Tawanga Nkonjera, Lindwe Vilakazi
Saturday8th October 2011 13:30 K500URBAN MUSICMaskal, Tigris, Body Mind and Souls, Sally Nyundo 9:30 – 15:00 freeChildren festival

18:00 K500 POETRY AFRICA Kwame Dawes (Ghana/Jamaica), TJ Dema (Botswana), Shailja Patel (Kenya), Didier Awadi (Senegal), Chiwoniso Maraire (Zimbabwe), Lebo Mashile (South Africa),
and
Forty Liter Band, Gides Chalamanda, Lucius Banda

All dayVisual Arts Exhibitions
Sunday9th October 2011 11:30 K500SECULAR MUSICLucius Banda and Zembani Band , Black Missionary Band, German Acoustic Band 13:30 K500GOSPEL MUSICNdirande Anglican voices ,Loyld Phiri Ethel Kamwendo Banda, Grace Chinga P.O.V. 11:00 K500THEATRESouthern Theatre Ass, Oneness theatre, Chanco Theatre, Upile Drama, Solomonic, Kwathu drama group, Nanzikambe theatre

19:30 K500MBC BAND, German Acoustic Band. Poetry, standup comedy, Lucky Stars

All dayVisual Arts Exhibitions
14:00 K500POETRY CAFÉBlue Dudha, Batsirai Chigama, Nyamalikiti Nthiwatiwa, Paulsaid Paunde, Shemu Joyah, Memory Chirere, Lindwe Vilakazi, Upmost, Linda Gabriel