More artists announced for LoS

Genre : Cultural projects
Principal country concerned : Column : Music
Release/publication date : January 2015
Published on : 01/07/2015
Source : 30 June 2015

The Lake of Stars (LoS) festival has announced another crop of local and international artists to add to the line-up.
On the international scene, Nigeria's Ric Hassani of the Dance Baby Dance fame is confirmed to be the first artist from Africa's populous nation to perform at the festival as well as South Africa's award winning rapper Toya De Lazy and Swedish group Young Fathers among others will all perform.
They will be joined by local stars such as George Kalukusha, Danny Kalima aka Sirius, Lulu and the Mathumela Band and many more.
"We're delighted to add some amazing new artists to this year's line-up. Playing live on the beach September 25 to 27 will be Lucius Banda, Sally Nyundo, Gasper Nali, Mokoomba from Zimbabwe and UNFPA's Safeguard Young People Project which features Tha Dogg from Namibia, Zimbabwe's Bryan K, former Big Brother Africa Botswana representative Zeus, KrTC from Swaziland, Lesotho's Stlofa, DJ Kaliwa from Zambia and they will be joined by Malawi's ambassador for the project, Gwamba," reads an announcement on the event's Facebook page.
The early bird offer ticket promotion expires on June 30.
Sunbird Nkopola in Mangochi along Lake Malawi will host this year's Lake of Stars from Friday, 25 to Sunday 27 September.
This year, people should expect a huge variety of activities including music, dance, poetry, theatre, art, interactive science exhibits, and children's games with kids under 12 entering for free, according to organisers.
Alongside the main festival, there will be free outreach activities in neighbouring Chipoka Village for the local community.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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