Sunday, July 16, 2017


Haven't you desired to recapture the wonder of Eden?
Have you ever looked above 74,000 hectares of green perfection?

We all need time away from the insanity of our daily work lives, to free ourselves by replenishing our spirits with nature.

Mabira Forest is all that. Home to Uganda's largest forest, Mabira is an experience for the curious, adventurous and unafraid. On Friday 4 August, The Babishai Poetry Festival team launches their third festival with a trek across Mabira Forest.Poetry and nature are the perfect remedy after a long week at work. We will explore new terrains, roots and trees of thousands of years in age, be part of a chorus of birds that will not be found anywhere else and relive perfection.

The team will depart at 7:30am on Friday 4 August for Najjembe, Mabira. During the journey, we will begin shooting a documentary. There are those arriving from Eastern Uganda and Nairobi, whose arrangements will be detailed to them. Email babishainiwe@babishainiwe for specific information.

On arrival, an expert tour guide will meet us, take us on this dauntless trek, where we will stop for poetry breaks and refreshments. The documentary will continue.

After the trip, there will be a large buffet spread, during which the poetry performances will begin.

We will return to Kampala not later than 6:00pm.

We all need this!
The minimal investment is Two Hundred Thousand (200,000/-), payable by Monday 31 July 2017 to George Kiwanuka.
Call him on +256 703 147862.

Poetry@Mabira is your chance to explore, become enraptured and empower yourself again.

The Babishai Poetry Festival covers three days from 4-6 August.
Follow us on Twitter @BNPoetryAward

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