BLANTYRE (MaraPost)—The battle for stakes in the Sunbird’s Search for a Star music competition, formerly E-wallet, rolls off this Saturday at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre.

Meanwhile, vocal and fitness trainers for the music contest have expressed satisfaction with the level of commitment by contestants currently camping in the commercial capital.


According to Dumisani Nfune, one of the trainers, most contestants are ready and determined to compete, come Saturday.

“They are getting prepared some obviously more that others and you can see those that are determined to win and those that are taking it for granted but I think they all are benefitting from this training so some are responding very quickly but some still need a little more time” said Nfune.

Sunbird Tourism’s Public Relations Manager Akossa Mphepo also disclosed that the organizers alongside all the contestants will have a tour of Thyolo on Friday where they will visit an orphanage before visiting several district’s tea estates. 

She said all is set for the launching ceremony.

The competition is being Sunbird Tourism and they are providing all the logistics, accommodation, foods and the prize money with this year’s winner expected to pocket K500,000 as a grand prize with a second and third runners up getting K300,000 and K200,000 respectively.-MARAPOST.

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