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#BNPA2014 OFFICIAL PROGRAMME
THE GUESTS ARE:-
Kgafela oa Magogodi, Richard Ali, Joanne Arnott (Judges)
El Saba Lazim-Sudan
Annetjie van Wynegaard-South Africa
Ugandan hosts: Moses Muyanja Kyeyune, Dorothy Ayebazibwe
Monday 15th September 10:00am to 11:00am.
Launching the African Poetry Book Fund (http://africanpoetrybf.unl.edu/)Library at Ugandan Arts Trust:32 Degrees East-in Kansanga after Kampala International University. http://ugandanartstrust.org/
Readings from Prairie Schooner Fusion archives namely Botswana, Singapore and Ghana. Poets reading include Hilda Twongyeirwe, Roshan Karmali, Qrea-us, Nakisanze, BNN, Kagayi, and Kangye.
This event is supported by:
Literature Students of Makerere University, Femrite, 32 degrees-East:Ugandan Arts Trust, Lantern Meet of Poets, Poetry-in-session and African Poetry Book Fund –Nebraska.
Monday 15 September-Femrite, 5:30PM
#BNPA2014 POETS OF THE MONTH
Literature Students of Makerere University will moderate discussions on each of the #BNPA2014 shortlisted poems. Femrite-Kamwokya, +256 772 743943
Entry fee: 2,000/-
Tuesday 16 September events at Kati Kati Main Hall, off Lugogo By-Pass.
Entry fee is 5,000/-
Save our Poets! Written word vs. Spoken form poetry panel.
Is written poetry gradually becoming extinct? Is the traditional form irrelevant? Are Spoken Word artists running ahead of themselves?
Join the poetry panel at 2:30pm on Tuesday 16 September at Kati Kati Main Hall.
Dr. Patrick Mangeni-(Makerere university)
Kagayi Peter, The President of Lantern Meet of Poets, Uganda
Nyachiro Lydia, #BNPA2014 shortlisted poet from Tanzania
Saba El Lazim #BNPA2014 shortlisted poet from Sudan
Moderator: Roshan Karmali, Coordinator at Poetry-in-session.
Launch of A Thousand Voices Rising, Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry.
The #BNPA2014 winner will launch the anthology.Online copies are available from the website at http://www.bnpoetryaward.co.ug
Tuesday 16 September, 6:00pm- Kati Kati.Awarding the #BNPA2014 winner
CELEBRATION NEXT: NAIROBI, KENYA STORYMOJA-HAY-FESTIVAL
17th to 21st September:
#BNPA2014 Poets at various workshopsPoeTRicks Workshops, run by BNN
Master-classes all week
Press conference on 18th September from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Launch of A Thousand Voices Rising on 20th September.
Poetry Reading Clubs, PoeTRicks,Poetry-camps
20th October-African Rural University-Kibaale,Kagadi
21st October-Kabale University
23rd October-Return to Kampala
24th October: Round-table discussion and FINALE!
20th October morning:NOVEMBER
FULL-DAY-FILM-FESTIVALNATIONAL THEATER-CICP COCKTAIL/RECEPTION: 7:00PM-SAME VENUE
AKE ARTS-AND-BOOK-FESTIVAL –ABOEKUTA18-22 NOVEMBER
LAUNCHING A THOUSAND VOICES RISING ON 20TH.http://www.akefestival.org/
Thanks for all your support. If any other activity is added to this, you will receive official notification from this email address, email@example.com Thanks to our friends and partners who have led us so far. To the judges, poets, media, bloggers, #BNPA2014 poets, arts organisations like 32 Degrees/Ugandan Arts Trust, Femrite, Lantern Meet of Poets, Poetry in session, Makerere University Literature Students,African Writers Trust, Sunday Trust (Nigeria), African Poetry Book Fund, somanystoriesug, Storymoja, Parrésia Publishers in Nigeria, Ake Arts and Book Festival, Malaika Educare, House of Talent, House of Words Consult, Peepal Tree Press-thank you all so much.
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