Tumaini Letu, organizers of Tumaini Pageant have introduced that this 12 months’s seventh version is slated to happen from 4th to seventh November at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Dowa.
Confirming the event, Tumaini Letu Founder and Director Trésor Nzengu Mpauni mentioned the 2021 version will run for a interval of 4 days from the same old 3 days.
He additionally added that the variety of levels has been elevated to 6.
“In an effort to offer a platform for varied artforms, Tumaini Pageant has elevated the variety of levels to 6 levels particularly the Major Stage, the Youth Stage, Theatre Nook, Poetry Nook, Artwork Exhibition House and the Cultural Floor,” he revealed.
Tumaini options an eclectic program of artwork types from conventional dances, dwell music, theatre, poetry, trend exhibits, artwork exhibitions, movie screenings and a youngsters’s playground.
“Tumaini Pageant is an ecstatic celebration of arts and tradition that pulls collectively individuals throughout each divide to get pleasure from dwell performances by artists from the camp sharing the stage with each native and worldwide artists.
“The pageant is a household occasion with baby pleasant performances which makes the pageant a fantastic alternative for households to have good, outside enjoyable,” Mpauni narrated.
Tumaini Pageant stays a freed from cost occasion to interrupt the social and financial restrictions that prohibit common patrons from totally different cultures attending the festivities and have fun collectively in peace and concord in Dzaleka Refugee Camp.
Dzaleka is the one everlasting refugee camp in Malawi situated in Dowa district, 45 kilometres from Lilongwe, the capital metropolis of Malawi.
“The pageant continues to empower and help refugee-owned small companies by offering a market area to promote their merchandise and likewise supply a possibility to the patrons to buy arts & crafts and artisanal items from refugees,” Mpauni mentioned.
In 2020, Tumaini Pageant was cancelled because of COVID-19 pandemic as an alternative, Tumaini Letu engaged in supporting the inhabitants at Dzaleka in different tasks like sensitizing the Dzaleka communityon COVID-19 preventive measures by way of music tasks that concerned artists from the Camp.
Tumaini Letu additionally supported the neighborhood by creating radio applications to coach youngsters on intangible cultural heritage by way of folktales and likewise supported optimistic well-being amongst adults.
This 12 months, the pageant can even have fun the artistic methods during which artists and the neighborhood at Dzaleka have proven resilience with within the difficult context of COVID-19.
Tumaini Letu has assured most people that every one COVID-19 measures will likely be strictly adhered to on the Pageant.
Artists to carry out at this 12 months’s Pageant will likely be introduced in the end.