Poetry Africa Festival ends with award ceremony

Poetry Africa Festival ends with award ceremony

After a weeklong celebration of poetry and poets, the 25th edition of the Poetry Africa festival came to a close Saturday afternoon, 16 October, during a celebratory closing ceremony. The annual international festival is curated and presented by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. The Festival

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Keynote speech Dr Stella Nyanzi opens 25th Poetry Africa Festival

Today the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) opened the 25th edition of the Poetry Africa Festival hosted virtually on its social media channels until Saturday 16 October. Poetry Africa curator Siphindile Hlongwa welcomed more than 800 viewers to the festival’s opening today at 11 am. “The Covid-19

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DEMOCRACY UNLIMITED: POWER TO THE POETS

Stella Nyanzi (PhD), Email: stellanyanzibah@gmail.com Happy silver anniversary to the Poetry Africa festival of 2021! It is a wonderful privilege for me to give the keynote address as we celebrate 25 years of this Poetry Africa festival which has firmly established itself as a platform that supports social justice. I

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Poetry Africa calls for submissions of Slam Jam Competition

As part of the 25th edition of their festival, the Poetry Africa Festival organised by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu Natal invites anyone between 18 and 35 years of age to submit their slam poetry under the theme(s) “Unmute Democracy” and “Human Rights” as part

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Poetry Africa Festival celebrates 25 years: Unmute: Power to the Poet

Poetry Africa Festival celebrates 25 years: Unmute: Power to the Poet   The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), in partnership with the National Institute for Humanities, French Institute of South Africa, and Total, will host the 25th Poetry Africa International Festival from 11 to 16 October 2021. 

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Poetry Africa calls for submissions of poems from learners

As part of the 25th edition of their festival, the Poetry Africa Festival organised by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu Natal invites learners from primary and high schools to submit their poems as part of their yearly competition. The festival looks forward to offering these

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