Oct
06
2022

Leading Malawian artist to address Malawi Cross Party Group

Everyone is welcome to attend the AGM of the Scottish Parliament’s Malawi Cross Party Group.

Start time 18:00 (UK) / 19:00 (Malawi) End time 19:00 (UK) / 20:00 (Malawi) Location Scottish Parliament or Zoom.
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This is a hybrid meeting, taking place in the Fairfax Somerville Room, Committee Room 2, T4.40 of the Scottish Parliament, with a digital option for participation.

Attendees are asked to specify when booking a place whether they wish to attend digitally or in person.

Speaker:

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Prof Samson Kambalu and Susan Kambalu

Leading Malawian artist and Scotland-Malawi couple!

The leading Malawian artist and creator of Trafalgar Square fourth plinth statue ‘Antelope’, Samson Kambalu, will be joined by his Scottish wife Susan, will address the CPG. Samson and Susan are longstanding friends of the Scotland Malawi Partnership.

Learn more about ‘Antelope’ and the Fourth Plinth Commission
Learn more about ‘Ghost Antelope’, exhibited in the Scottish Parliament

The meeting will also include the Group’s formal AGM with the (re-)election of the following positions:

  • Co-Convenors (currently held by Liam McArthur MSP, Alexander Stewart MSP and Alasdair Allan MSP)
  • Co-Vice Convenors (currently held by Sarah Boyack MSP and Mark Ruskell MSP)
  • Secretary (currently held by David Hope-Jones, CEO of the Scotland Malawi Partnership)
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Those attending the meeting in-person will be able to view the ‘Ghost Antelope’ statue which is currently on display in the Scottish Parliament (sponsored by the SMP and Orbis Expeditions). Please arrive at the Parliament by 5.40pm, to ensure you have time to have cleared security and viewed the statue, before the meeting starts promptly at 6pm.

Artist Samson Kambalu meets with Presiding Officer Alison Johnstone MSP. Credit: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament. 04 August 2022.