Reblog: Poetry Africa set to rock Durban

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The Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre will be the epicenter of poetry activities when it plays host to the15th Poetry Africa, International Poetry Festival.

Organised by the Centre for Creative Arts, University of KwaZulu-Natal, the festival will start on 17 October and end on 22 October 2011. With 20 participants from 12 different countries completing the line-up, the week long programme features performances, book-launches, music every evening and open mic sessions, seminars, workshops, poetry competitions, and school visits during the day.

 

As per tradition of the event, 5 poets will perform each evening, with 17 October being an exception. In an effort to highlight the issues relating to climate change and the Cop 17 climate change conference that will be held in Durban in November, the opening night will witness the legendary teaser for all poets focus on environmental and planetary challenges.

18 October includes the Poets in Dialogue program…

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