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#BNPA2014 OFFICIAL PROGRAMME
THE GUESTS ARE:-
Kgafela oa Magogodi, Richard Ali, Joanne Arnott (Judges)
Suleiman Agbonkhianmen-Nigeria El Saba Lazim-Sudan Annetjie van Wynegaard-South Africa Tom Jalio-Kenya Nyachiro Ldia-Tanzania Elizabeth Muchemwa-Zimbabwe Fubaraibi Benstowe-Nigeria Saka Aliyu-Ngeria 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 Association 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 Association of Makerere University will moderate discussions on each of the #BNPA2-14 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.
Kgafela oa Magogodi, #BNPA2014 Judge and Patron Spoken Word Africa
Kagayi Peter, The President of Lantern Meet of Poets, Uganda
Joanne Arnott #BNPA2014 Judge and award-winning poet of several collections including A Night for The Lady
Elizabeth Muchemwa, #BNPA2014 shortlisted poet from Zimbabwe
Richard Ali #BNPA2014 Judge and Chief Operations Officer of Parrésia Publishers in Nigeria.
Moderator: Roshan Karmali, Coordinator at Poetry-in-session.
Tuesday 16 September, 5:30pm- Kati Kati.Awarding the #BNPA2014 winner
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
CELEBRATION NEXT: NAIROBI, KENYASTORYMOJA-HAY-FESTIVAL
17th to 21st September:
#BNPA2014 Poets and Judges 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.
INTERNATIONAL IMAGES FILM FESTIVAL FOR WOMEN (IIFF) http://www.icapatrust.org/
BN Poetry Foundation, Femrite, Makerere University Film Studies Department and Lantern Meet of Poets, are joining with IIFF to host a film festival from 18th to 20th October.
18th October: The full day film festival and spoken word performances. (Venue to be disclosed)
20th October morning:
Tsitsi Dangarembga Meeting the Makerere University Film School, run by Sr. Dr. Dominic Dipio. http://mak.ac.ug/
20th October 5:30pm
Tsitsi Dangarembga, author of Nervous Conditions, hosted by Femrite, as Author of The Month. Entry fee is 2,000/- Femrite: +256 772 743943, Kamwokya Kira Road, Plot 147. http://www.femriteug.org/
AKE ARTS-AND-BOOK-FESTIVAL –ABOEKUTA18-22 NOVEMBER
LAUNCHING A THOUSAND VOICES RISING ON 20TH.http://www.akefestival.org/
Thanks for all your support. Here is the official BNPA2014 programme. If any other activity is added to this, you will receive official notification from this email address. 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 Association,African Writers Trust, Sunday Trust (Nigeria), CACE-writivism, African Poetry Book Fund, somanystoriesug, Dilstories, Storymoja, International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF), 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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