Zambian artist Pompi is set to arrive in Malawi on Thursday, 1st December 2016, ahead of his scheduled concert at the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe on Saturday, 3rd December.
Popularly known as the ‘Giant Killer’, the renowned multitalented Christian singer, born Chaka Nyanthando, is on Friday, 2nd December scheduled to meet Malawian artists at a conference which concert producers, Nthanda Artworks Dimension, have organised for him at the BICC from 4 o’clock in the afternoon.
“This conference is targeting both established and upcoming Malawian artist of any kind, be it music, poetry, painting etc. At this conference Pompi the African Eagle will speak on how an artist can progress successfully with artistic career,” explains Maureen Chirwa, administration manager at Nthanda.
“The African Eagle will explain how him an artist who holds a University Degree not in arts but in Information Technology has managed to kill the giants in his life and positively inspired himself to become a youth ambassador and a very successful artist.
“Through his talk he will be able to empower both established and upcoming artists with knowledge and skill which will help the artists to overcome giants (challenges) in the artistic world,” she reveals further.
To give opportunity to many artists to attend the conference, Nthanda Artworks Dimension will give the participating artists a chance to buy the K7000 ticket to the Saturday show at a much reduced price of K5000. The ticket carters for both the conference and the show.
In this way every artist will be given a chance to personally interact with Pompi the African Eagle and have a giant killer experience. For this good cause every artist is being encouraged, to get a place sealed by Wednesday the 30th of November at 5pm through the buying of the tickets. For those interested contact: 0994152707 0999732349 or 0885381692.
In Lilongwe advance tickets are selling at Steers City Centre, Bwandilo Filling Station, Supermarket City Mall, Cheza Cafe at Game Complex and Cheza Cafe at Gateway Mall, while in Blantyre at Steers close to Ryalls Hotel, Steers Poly, World Alive Church and Blantyre Baptist Church. On the day of the event entry fee will be K8,000 at the door.
Tickets can also be purchased using TNM Mpamba and National Bank ATMs and MO626.
This will be the first time Pompi will be performing in Malawi as headliner following his first performance at the City of Stars Festival as a supporting act.
He will be supported by Zambia’s own Olivia and Malawian acts Faith Mussa, Sam Mjura, Suffix, KBG, Khetwayo, Dhali Beats, David Kalilani and Rudo Mkukupa-Chakwera.
In Malawi, Pompi is most popular among the Christian community and other music lovers for his best known hits such as Makeup, Giant Killer and Mulungu Samagona. The musician is currently working on his third album due in 2017.
Earlier this year, he released a single called Maganizo Pandeke, a song which is slowly becoming a darling to many of his Malawian fans.
Pompi released his first album Mizu in 2012, before he put out the second album Broken English in 2014.