The activities: Coffee and Tea Tasting: Latte Macchiato, Cappuccino, Filter, Americano, Espresso Doppio, Ice Coffee, Ice Tea, Peach, Raspberry, Apple and Cinnamon, Green tea, Orange Tea and Book Fair: Bird books, Malawian culture, politics, Novels, History, Anthropology, Gender, Accounting, Management and Many more
The venue: Built beneath the damaged residence of the former Governor, and centred around the Mulunguzi river flowing down from the plateau, the Botanic Gardens is an historic site of great natural beauty, providing a scenic escape within the city, while illustrating both the cities heritage and its enduring links with the natural world.
The activities: Hosted by the Zomba Branch of the Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi, Art in the Park will showcase some of Malawi’s finest visual artists within the beautiful natural scenery of the Botanic Gardens, alongside live acoustic music and guest performances. Come to enjoy amazing art within relaxed and stunning surroundings
The activities: Family Fun Day with activities for children on Saturday.
Mango Lodge is excited to host a game day where visitors to the Zomba City Festival can pop in and play some table tennis, chess or choose to play a variety of video games whilst sampling some food and drink from the restaurant.
The venue: Pakachere is a laid-back place on the golf course with a big garden to play, rest, meet and relax. Food is served all day from local nsima to pizzas, burgers, curries and vegan dishes. The garden can be hired for private functions. There is a stage, barbecue, shaded spaces and a play area for children.
The activities: Pakachere is the venue for the opening on Friday evening. Expect traditional dance, poetry and a talent stage for Zomba artists. On Saturday we have wellness and in the evening Eli Njuchi and Sage Poet. On Sunday there will be yoga in the morning and reggae in the (early) evening.
The Chocolate Factory
Experience the best of Malawi during Zomba City Festival at The
Chocolate Factory. With fashion shows, live music, poetry by Q, a
sculpture garden and a beauty and fashion market as well as an eco-market, and let’s not forget, great food! There is something for
everybody. Kids get their share too, with activities and face painting
as well as a lot of space to explore.
The venue: The Zomba Plateau is a mountain of the Shire Highlands in southern Malawi. Its total area is about 130 square kilometres, with a highest point of 2,087 metres. There is a good road up to go to the Mulunguzi Dam. The plateau is a fantastic spot for hikes or a picnic.
The activities: We are currently discussing a treasure hunt for one of the mornings and also a big hike with Hiker’s Alliance on the Monday. We will definitely have a yoga class near the dam and Mandale Falls and the Zomba Tour Guides are available for short hikes over the weekend.
|Location||Friday PM||Saturday AM||Saturday PM||Sunday AM||Sunday |
|Yoga & Wellness||Live Music||Workshops|
|Film & Quiz||Live music & bbq|
|The Chocolate Factory||Cocktails||Workshops||Fashion||Sculpture Garden||Poetry||Brunch & Jazz|
|Zomba Plateau||Yoga on mountain||Big hike|
|Domino (Domz)||Family Fun Day||Family Fun Day||Family Fun Day|
|Botanic Gardens||Art in the Park||Art in the Park|
|Villa Kupa||Bao Tournament|
|African Heritage||Book fair & story telling|
|Bootcamp & aerobics||Historical|