BOOK FESTIVALS WITHIN AFRICA TO ATTEND BEFORE THE END OF 2019
A new week is upon us! We’ve come up with a list of book festivals specially for you. These are festivals you can attend before the year runs out! What better way to gain knowledge than having fun while at it, right?
These festivals promise knowledge, fun, and much more!
Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019
Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 is a new festival seeking to celebrate and promote feminism, and to discuss gender issues through arts and books. It is also aimed at making Malawi more involved in the African literary world.The theme for this year is ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’.The event will hold in Lilongwe, Malawi from November 22nd – 23rd. The festival which will bring together artists from across the continent and beyond,will also feature book charts, workshops, panel discussions, performances and art exhibitions.
Abantu Book Festival 2019
Abantu Book Festival 2019 is an annual festival which gives a platform for black writers and readers to celebrate African literature. The festival is scheduled to hold at The Eyethu Lifestyle Centre in Mofolo, and Soweto Theatre in Jabulani, from December 5th to 8th.
Crater Literary Festival 2019
Crater Literary Festival 2019 is a festival which aims to promote and celebrate budding local creatives in Nigeria especially in the South-East. The event is set to hold at Main Hall, University of Nigeria, Enugu campus, Enugu state, Nigeria. The festival will hold for two days, 13th and 14th of December, 2019.
Ba re e ne re literary Festival 2019
Ba re e ne re literary Festival 2019 is a multi-day event that brings together hundreds of writers, editors, publishers, poets, students, artists and educators to engage through literary arts and diverse modes of storytelling. The event which will hold at Maseru, Lesotho, will feature bookmaking activities for children, annual keynotes, poetry performances, story readings panel discussions, and lots of other activities.
Which of these festivals will you be attending? Do well to tell us in the comment section.
It’s a new week and no better time to finish up that book and slay those targets, yeah? Cheers to creativity!