Tonga heritage celebrations are slated to take place on August 26, 2017.
Minister of Civic Education, Culture and Community Development Cecelia Chazama will grace the occasion which will take place at Chintheche in Nkhata Bay.
According to Reverend Mezuwa Banda, the celebrations will help accelerate development.
Rev Banda says they have lined a number of activities that will promote preservation of environment, good agricultural practices and Tonga language.
“This is a very important event in Tonga circles because besides promoting our culture, it would be used as catalyst to disseminate information of social issues such as education and health,” the prelate said.
Banda said being a cultural grouping people different tribes from other district were invited to attend saying this is an event for Malawi.
The celebrations will be spiced up by traditional dances such as malipenga, chilimika and honara.