Scores of people from all walks of life gathered at Green Valley gardens on Saturday to participate in the first ever food festival which was officially inaugurated by Mayor Noel Chalamanda.
Several stalls were erected offering different cuisines. Also on offer were assorted beverages and it was clear that patrons had more than enough on the menu to make their choices.
An excited Mayor told the gathering that occasions like the Blantyre Food Festival were happy moments bring together residents of the City to share a meal.
“I wish to profoundly thank you for choosing to patronize this event. As residents, we need to come together, share a meal and have fun,” said Chalamanda.
There were also live performances apart from disco. The gate was opened at 12:00 pm and closed at 9pm.
Amakhosi Functions and Events, BizMalawi in partnership with Blantyre City Council organized the food festival which would be an annual event.