Malawi’s Dzaleka refugee camp, a sprawling former political prison housing 20,000 internally displaced people, is an unlikely home for a vibrant arts festival.
The Tumaini arts festival’s Congolese founder, Menes La Plume, is clear in his ambitions: he wants to change the way refugees are perceived across the world, and he’s doing so by showcasing their creative talent.
Musician Danny ‘Sirius’ Kalima on Malawi
For the second year running, musicians, poets and dancers came together for the Tumaini arts festival. This year’s edition featured 18 acts from Malawi, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).