Maritzburg’s Luleka Mhlanzi will be performing at Poetry Africa.
MARITZBURG’S Luleka Mhlanzi — a performance poet, actress, creative writer and a youth activist — is among 16 South African and international poets heading to the 23rd Poetry Africa in Durban from October 7 to 12.
Hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), the festival will be taking place at venues and schools around Durban, with the opening night and evening sessions at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UKZN’s Howard College campus. Continue reading
THE Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus in Durban is calling for emerging poets to take part in the 20th Poetry Africa festival as Prelude Poets. Continue reading
THE Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is inviting school pupils to submit their poems as part of the 20th Poetry Africa Schools Competition. Continue reading
THE Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), within the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s College of Humanities will host the 20th Poetry Africa International Festival from October 10 to 15. Continue reading
EThekwini Municipality has increased its financial support of the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal to R4 million per year for the next three years.
The money will be used for the Time of the Writer Festival, the Durban International Film Festival, the Jomba! Contemporary Dance Festival and Poetry Africa. Continue reading
The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is hosting a performance by internationally acclaimed veteran musician, Madala Kunene, on Wednesday, October 28 at 6 pm. This concert closes off UKZN’s Wednesday Jazz series for 2015. Continue reading
This year’s Poetry Africa participants
Poetry Africa in partnership with the Durban University of Technology drama department presents a theatre showcase on Saturday, October 17 at the DUT Courtyard Theatre from 11 am to 3 pm. Continue reading
The 19th Poetry Africa international poetry festival, which begins on Monday, (October 12) will close on Saturday (October 17) with a festival finale with Nakhane Toure at the Rivertown Beerhall. The programme begins at 4 pm with the annual Poetry Africa Durban Slam Jam event where Durban slam poets will compete for the title of Poetry Africa Slam Jam champion. Continue reading
POETS from South Africa and around the world will gather for a week showcasing thespoken word and storytelling at the 19th Poetry Africa Festival, which takes place in Durban from October 12 to 17. Continue reading
POETS from South Africa and around the world will gather together for a week showcasing the face of present day spoken word and storytelling at the 19th Poetry Africa Festival, which takes place in Durban from October 12 to 17.