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Malawi
Wednesday 23 September 2020

Zamumtima Sizawekha (Malawi)

Bringing together artists from Malawi and around the world to open the conversation about mental health and stigma

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Art & Global Health Center Africa (ArtGlo) presented the panel Zamumtima Sizawekha on mental health and stigma livestreamed from Malawi on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 23 September 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. CAT (Lilongwe, UTC +9).

Zamumtima Sizawekha means "if you have a burden, you do not have to carry it on your own" in Malawi's Chichewa language. Mental health issues have been described as a "shadow pandemic" to Covid-19.

This event brings together artists from Malawi and around the world to open the conversation about mental health and stigma. It's part of Art & Global Health Center Africa (ArtGlo)'s week to #Act4SDGs celebrations, and will launch the new Zamumtima Sizawekha project, empowering young Malawians to promote positive mental health. For more info and to donate, visit their website here.

The event is free, and will be streamed on Facebook Live and HowlRound.

The artist lineup is:
Phindu Zaie, Amanda Shea, Watipaso Nungu, Kas, Chim Chisiza, Menes La Plume, That Guy, & Malika Daya

About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world's performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

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