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The Malawi Washington Association is proud to announce a series of activities and events to promote the interest of Malawians in the United States and Canada, which will are part of the the celebration of Malawi’s Independence day (July 6).

Events include:

EXTRAVAGANZA PANEL DISCUSSION
DATE: Saturday, July 7, 2001
TIME: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
VENUE: St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2601 Colston Drive,Chevy Chase, Maryland
VENUE PHONE: 301/587-5370

TOPICS:
  • "Civic Society Participation in Malawi", presented by Mr. Jeff Thindwa, Senior Social Scientist, Social Development Department, NGO Unit, The World Bank.
  • "U.S. Immigration Issues for Malawians", presented by Mr. Alexander Chanthunya, L.L.B., Attorney at law and Legal Advisor to Malawi Washington Association.
  • "Malawi’s Transition to Democracy", presented by His Excellency Ambassador Tony Kandiero, Malawian Ambassador to the United States.
PANEL MODERATOR: Mr. Jeff Thindwa, Senior Social Scientist, Social Development Department, NGO Unit, The World Bank.

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EXTRAVAGANZA RECEPTION and BLOWOUT DANCE
DATE: Saturday, July 7, 2001
TIME: 8:00pm to 2:00am
VENUE: Beltsville Fire Department, 4911 Prince Georges Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland
VENUE PHONE:301/937-3160

As the highlight of our weekend’s celebrations, the Blow Out Party provides an opportunity to meet and socialize with fellow Malawians, friends of Malawi and other friends living in the United States and Canada. Be sure to bring your best dancing shoes – we will feature a variety of music, including Malawian music, Soukous, Hip-hop, Reggae, Zouk, Soca and other African music!


CHARGES: Tickets cost $15 per person and may be purchased in advance.
Contact Mwiza at (301) 949-8420 or through email at mcmunthali@hotmail.com

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Your Starting Point  or  Surrounding Areas
EXTRAVAGANZA BBQ/PICNIC/GAMES
DATE: Sunday, July 8, 2001
TIME: 11:00am To 6:00pm
VENUE: Cabin John Regional Park, Group Picnic Area, 7701 Tuckerman Lane, Cabin John (Rockville), Maryland.
Please Note:This is a different venue from past years'

Relax and enjoy a fun-filled day at this private park. Side dishes and drinks will be provided. Bring your favorite meat to cook on the self-service grills.

ACTIVITIES: Not limited to:-
  • Soccer;
  • Basketball (11am-2pm - contact Henry at MakwakwaH@vadoc.state.va.us)
  • Volleyball;
  • Kids Talent Show;
  • Kids Games;
  • Moon Bounce;
  • BBQ;
  • Tug-of-War

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Your Starting Point   or   Surrounding Areas

FOR MORE INFORMATION contact Mwiza at (301) 949-8420 or mcmunthali@hotmail.com;
or Cassandra at (202) 488-1383
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