Various ceremonies, events, and festivities mark Independence Day in Malawi. The capital city, Lilongwe, is the centre of the celebrations, although events occur across the country. The President of Malawi typically addresses the nation, highlighting the significance of independence and reflecting on the country’s progress.
Citizens participate in parades, cultural performances, and other public events to honour their country’s independence. Schools, government offices, and businesses are closed on this day, allowing people to participate in the celebrations and enjoy the holiday.