Lafarge Zambia has once again partnered with Stanbic Bank Zambia for the sponsorship of the 2018 Stanbic Music Festival, which is scheduled for October 5-6, 2018.
Lafarge the nation’s leader in manufacturing of building materials and building solutions will co-sponsor the country’s largest music event of the year with a sponsorship of one hundred thousand kwacha.
Speaking at the partnership announcement event, at a Press briefing held at Lafarge Head Office this morning, Lafarge Zambia Chief Executive Officer, Vincent Bouckaert said the partnership demonstrates how Lafarge Zambia Plc is commitment to creating shared and sustainable value for our stakeholders towards uplifting local communities through our Strategic Social Investments.
“We have supported the Lafarge Lusaka Marathon which generates income to various charities such as the Cheshire homes, the Arthur Davison Hospital, the Livingstone General hospital, We have supported Art and Culture by investing in traditional ceremonies such as the Cuundu cultural fund, Chikwela makumbi and now the Stanbic Musical Festival,” he said.
Mr Bouckaert further said Sponsorships such as the Music Festival demonstrates how grateful Lafarge Zambia is to its loyal Customers who have stood with the Company in every circumstance and contributed to the overall performance.
And Stanbic Corporate and Investment Director Helen Lubamba said she was happy to have Lafarge Zambia come on board this year to sponsor the prestigious Music Festive event.
“We are happy to have Lafarge Zambia on board in sponsoring this prestigious event as a silver sponsor. I would like to thank Lafarge for this partnership and we look forward to continued initiatives in working together,” She said.
She further said this initiative was meant to create a legendary platform that offers artistic event that will contribute to Zambia culture and local tourism.