7 JULY 2015
Babishai Poetry Festival, organized by the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation that coordinates the annual BN Poetry Award, is here, bigger and bolder. From August 26-28, at The Uganda Museum, Kampala’s not-to-miss poetry series of activity, shall bring together literary enthusiasts, budding and published, novice and established poets and lovers of the greater art of literature, from all over the world, to the Uganda Museum in Kampala, for a cocktail of stimulating events.
Director Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva says,
“This year, we are honoured to host world-wide leading voices in poetry and to share the landscape with impressive and mind-blowing talent across Uganda.”
Collaborative partners are Femrite, Sooo many stories, Jalada Africa, Fatuma's Voice, Poetry-in-session, Lawino Magazine, Poetry-potion, Storymoja, Malaika Educare, House of Talent, The Uganda Museum, Uganda Travel Bureau, Star Creations, Goethe Zentrum Kampala, Parrésia Publishers, Novel Concepts, Tontoma Poetry Session, and Gayaza Alumnae Network.
“This win has increased my faith in writing because of its high standards,” Tom Jalio from Kenya, 2014 winner of the BN Poetry Award.
Tel: +256 751 703226
This festival is financially supported by Stichting Doen and Gilgal Media Arts.