Renowned visual artist Elson Kambalu

Renowned visual artist Elson Kambalu

LILONGWE (James Mwale, Mana)- Winner of Arts Award in the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Innovations Awards Elson Kambalu, left for Beijing, China, on Sunday on a skill enhancement tour.

The tour is a fulfilment of the Republic of China’s agreement with MBC which was made during the hatching of the Innovations Awards idea.

On departure through Kamuzu International Airport (KIA), Kambalu, who runs La Galleria in Lilongwe described the trip as “super exciting and a dream come true” saying China being an advanced country, would provide him with skills of how best to enhance his skills.

“I haven’t forgotten to carry with me some samples of my work to show the world through this trip what we do here in Malawi,” explained Kambalu when asked how he would take advantage of the trip to sell his country.

The arts awardee will, apart from Beijing, visit five other provinces including Shang Hai on his three-week tour.