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MBOKA FESTIVAL SHOWCASE - BRIGHTON 2019

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MBOKA FESTIVAL SHOWCASE - BRIGHTON

NEW DATE - SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER




African artists from the continent and the Diaspora showcase performances that they took to the Mboka festival of arts culture and sport in in The Gambia in January 2019

Includes: Poetry, Storytelling, Clowning, Music and Film from Sene-Gambia's premier arts and cultural festival. First free ‘New Daughters of Africa’ event featuring readings from contributors and Q & A

Title: Mboka Festival -Showcase – Brighton
Date: Sunday 13 October 2019
Venue: The Writers’ Place
Time: 12pm-9pm

PROGRAMME TBC

SESSION 1 STORYTELLING

12-1.00pm Nzinga, John Titi and Ella the Great : storytelling/clowning

(FREE - Suitable for family audience)

Plus Listen: Murtal Feewa Darndewal a story written in Kikuyu, by Kenyan award

winning-writer, Ngugi wa Thiongo, translated into Wolof and read by Cornelius

Gomez

(The Upright Revolution by Ngugi wa Thiong'o)

1.00-1.30pm Lunch, Sene-Gambian Music Ethiopian Food

SESSION 2 FILMS AND DRAMA
1.30-3.30pm Two Films made in The Gambia:
Welcome to the Smiling Coast
Gift from Babylon

3.30-4.30pm Anni Domingo : 'KAPU KAPU’ One woman show in development/discussion
Nadia Maddy presents Indie Book Show Africa (film)
4.30-5.00pm BREAK

SESSION 3 PERFORMANCE: READINGS, SONG AND MUSIC


5.00-5.40PM Honouring Our Literary ancestors
Andrea Levy
Toni Morrison words from Monika-Akila Richards
Binyavanga Wainana words from Kadija Sesay
Paule Marshall

Molara Ogundipe-Leslie words from Ronnie


5.40 - 6.40 Patricia Foster, I-Sis, Nii Parkes, and Adinah

6.45 -7.45 New Daughters of Africa readings
Zena Edwards, Olumide Popoola and others to be confirmed

7.45-8.00 Fafa, Gambian Songstress

8.00-9.00 Book signings and music and food

SeneGambian music and African sounds by DJ Ebou, And African sounds by DJ

Debbie Golt of Resonance FM




DISCOUNTS OFF ALL BOOKS








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