By Desire Elizabeth Mtawali
The fusion of arts and Religious just got better with Lilongwe’s Believe Movement, a non-profit Christian organization, which was founded in 2016, by Nadine Rukatsi.
According to Jonathan Phwitiko, the organization’s promotions manager and graphic designer, Believe Movement aims at promoting the youth and exposing their talent. “We exist to inspire, motivate and encourage young people to believe in God, themselves and others, “says Phwitiko.
The movement conducts various activities, including talent competition shows, with a purpose of discovering young talent and providing the youth with a platform to shape their God given talents. “In 2015 we started with what is called a believe week, which is now our well known tradition.
Normally we start with a concert in area 18 A, a visitation at an orphanage or prison, then a conference starting from Thursday to Saturday, followed by a Sunday concert, ” Phwitiko added. Believe movement has worked with artist like, Faith Mussa, KBG, Suffix, Bucci from Nigeria, Microphone 7 and Brave Only Music from Zambia.
This year’s events include a street concert which is scheduled to take place at Area 18A next to Peacock shop, on the 12th of august, followed by a conference which will run from the 16th to 18th of august, With the founder Nadine Rukatsi as the main speaker.
The events also feature international acts, by Nigeria’s Reggae artists, Mistarpush and Agent Snypa, alongside Malawi’s stage king Faith Mussa, supported by S.A.M.U.E.L, Joshua Matonga and many more. All the upcoming lined up events are free of charge, aimed towards the youth.