Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Maranatha Academy Vows Ongoing support for MBC Entertainers Awards


Maranatha Academy affirms its unwavering commitment to continue supporting some categories of the newly reinstated Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Entertainers of the Year, expressing this resolve during the event held at Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe. Dr. Enerst Kaonga, the Academy’s Managing Director and the official sponsor of the 2023 MBC Entertainers of the Year Awards, conveyed these sentiments on Saturday evening.

Kaonga lauded the MBC management for resuscitating the MBC Entertainers of the Year Awards following an extensive hiatus of 18 years, recognizing this initiative as a commendable step forward.

“I am assuring my total commitment towards supporting various categories of MBC Entertainers of the Year Awards in 2024.Those who have grown up in Malawi know pretty well how iconic this ceremony is.

“In those days we were gathering around the radio. We could not sleep till we hear who is the entertainer of entertainers. That was how powerful and motivating this programme is and let me assure MBC that we will not leave you as sponsors as long as you keep coming up with initiatives that touch all of us Malawians,” said Kaonga.

He then advised the artists to keep sharpening their skills in the arts industry saying this will also help the country to achieve Malawi 2063 agenda as innovation and creativity is key.

Apart from being official sponsors, it was announced during the ceremony that Maranatha Private Academy honoured the 2023 MBC entertainer of entertainers, Akira with K2 million and Deus Sandram the man behind Bwande Radio Programme with K500,000.

Meanwhile, MBC has commended Maranatha and other sponsors who have supported the ceremony which was earlier pegged at K78 million.






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