The long time dream for Malawi’s veteran musician Giddes Chalamanda that he will step his foot in America has finally materialized with the news that arguably’s Malawi’s oldest well-renowned musician has arrived in America.
Chalamanda arrived in the country in the company of the acoustic duo Edgar ndi Davis who have been with him in recent days.
In America, Chalamanda is expected to launch his latest album. Edgar ndi Davis will also launch theirs.
In the 1960s, Chalamanda released a song ‘Buffalo soldier’ in which he expressed his dream to visit America.
“To pass the boundary of Indiana…if I had much money, I will go to the America,” some parts of the Chalamanda’s song.
Ahead of his journey, a number of shows were organised and Malawians of goodwill supported the veteran artist for his dream to come true.