Poetry Africa calls for submissions of poems

Poetry Africa calls for submissions of poems

Poetry Africa calls for submissions of poems To commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising on June 16, the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu Natal invites young poets to submit their poems as part of their competition. The winning poet will win a prize of R3 000,

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Musicians at Poetry Africa 2019

Media Release23rd Poetry Africa Festival to also feature an array of musicians07 – 12 October 2019 The Poetry Africa festival, Durban’s popular poetry feast that takes place from 7 to 12 October, will feature a host of local and international poets, with talented musicians opening the sessions each evening. Musicians

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Book Launches

12 October | Saturday | 15:00 | Rivertown Beerhall My Tonuge is a Rainbow by MoAfrika ‘a Mokgathi My Tongue is a Rainbow is MoAfrika ‘a Mokgathi debut anthology of poems, chosen from her artistic journey, spanning twenty years, as a poet, storyteller and just breathing. In this highly anticipated collection,

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Schools Poetry Competition Winners

Schools Focus Schools Poetry Competition This popular component of the festival programme presents learners with an opportunity to showcase their poetry writing skills. Entrants are invited to submit original poems and winners will receive cash and book vouchers, generously sponsored by Adams Campus Books.  Adjudicators for the English category are

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Poster Design Project

Poetry Africa Poster Design Project For the eighth year, the Centre for Creative Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal) ran a competition with the Durban University of Technology’s department of Visual Communication Design’s third year students to select a poster to represent the annual Poetry Africa International Festival. The top three were

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2019 Poetry Africa Line-Up Announced

Media Release 23rd Poetry Africa in Durban The annual Poetry Africa Festival, hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), takes place in Durban from 7 to 12 October 2019. Celebrating its 23rd edition, the festival features a host of local and international poets, at various venues and

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Exchange with Brussels Planetarium Poetry Festival

Poetry Exchange with the Brussels Planetarium Poetry Festival One of the objectives of the Centre for Creative Arts is to facilitate intercultural exchange opportunities and network development between South African, African and International Writers, Poets, Filmmakers and Dancers. Emmah Mabye and Nkateko Masinga (Poetry Africa 2018) will be representing South

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Schools Poetry Competition

Media Release 23rd Poetry Africa Schools Writing Competition The Centre for Creative Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal), with principal funding from the eThekwini Municipality invites school learners to submit poems as part of the of the 23rd Poetry Africa Schools Competition. The Poetry Africa festival, now in its 23rd edition, takes place from

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UKZN’s CCA Condemns the Recent Xenophobic Attacks in SA

UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts Condemns the Recent Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa The Centre for Creative Arts, housed in the University of KwaZulu-Natal College of Humanities and within the School of Arts, is by definition, a space that understands the power of artistic expression to express a common humanity and a shared sense

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