Entertainment in Zambia, Malawi & Mozambique

  • Entertainment in Maputo

    National Company of Song and Dance

    The National Company of Song & Dance, Mozambique’s renowned national dance company, has occasional performances in Maputo that are well worth attending.

  • Entertainment in Maputo

    Teatro Avenida

    Teatro Avenida is home to one of Maputo’s best-known theatre groups, Mutumbela Gogo. Plays are in Portuguese.

  • Entertainment in Zambia

    SEKA

    For something entirely different, SEKA (Sensitisation and Education through Kunda arts) is a local NGO that organises and conducts performances for the local Kunda people on important issues such as poaching, AIDS/HIV, malaria etc – pressing issues in the community. Have a look on their website, and ask your lodge about any performances going on while you’re in the area.

  • Entertainment in Malawi

    Kamuzu Stadium

    Blantyre’s main sports venue is the Kamuzu Stadium, off Makata Rd between the city centre and Limbe. This is also Malawi’s national stadium; international football and other events are held here. There’s no regular program, but matches are advertised in the newspaper and on billboards around town.

  • Entertainment in Lilongwe

    Shack

    This simple wooden-shack affair is a fave among local expats, with pool table, volleyball court, darts, barbecued food, global sports on the huge TV and live music. There's a happy hour until 7pm Friday and a disco later on.

  • Entertainment in Lilongwe

    Umunthu Theatre

    In a converted warehouse off Paul Kagame Rd, Umunthu puts on regular live music, films, club nights and more, showcasing the best of Malawian talent. A variety show (MK500) takes place on Friday evening.

  • Entertainment in Lilongwe

    Bingu Stadium

    Work was finishing on this landmark new sports stadium in late 2016. It took three years to build the Chinese-funded, state-of-the-art US$70-million venue.

  • Entertainment in Lilongwe

    CIVO Stadium

    Football matches are played here on Sunday. Look out for posters, or ask local fans for information. It's likely to be superseded by the new Bingu Stadium, but matches will probably still take place here. It's located off Kamuzu Procession Rd.

  • Entertainment in Lilongwe

    Silver Stadium

    Football matches are played here. Look out for posters, or ask local fans for information. It's likely to be superseded by the new Bingu Stadium, but matches will probably still take place here.

  • Entertainment in Malawi

    M-Theatres

    In the basement of the Chichiri Shopping Mall, underneath Game supermarket, this cinema shows Hollywood films. Search for 'M-Theatres' on Facebook for more info.

  • Entertainment in Lusaka

    Lusaka Playhouse

    From time to time local performers put on a good show; check its Facebook page to see what's playing.