MBOKA FESTIVAL SHOWCASE - LONDON - 2019

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Islington Assembly Hall

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N1 2UD

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MBOKA FESTIVAL SHOWCASE - LONDON

(Mboka means, 'Oneness', One Family in Wolof)

Poets, Singers, Music and Film from SeneGambia’s premier arts and cultural festival showcase performances that they took to the festival in January 2018 and 2019.




Film Screenings: Welcome to the Smiling Coast and Gifts from Babylon
Indie Books Show Africa: Films from Mboka 2018 and 2019

Special event New Daughters of Africa in conversation and readings with editor Margaret Busby and contributing writers, Sefi Atta, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Dorothea Smartt, Anni Domingo

Honouring our Literary Ancestors - readings and performances to honour writers recently passed including Binyavanga Wainana and Andrea Levy

Song, poetry and prose from Adinah, Patricia Foster-McKenley, Akila Richards, I-Sis and others to be confirmed.

Music : Gambian DJ, Ebou and mixing other African Sounds DJ Debbie

In partnership with Islington Council and Yaram Arts

Delicious African Food will be available from Excellent Catering. Eat at the event or 'cookery' style, bring your own empty dish and fill up!

A range of Products for auction and sale!


PROGRAMME

6.30 pm -7.30 pm Storyteller: Nzinga

Poets and singers: Patricia Foster McKenley, Adinah I-Sis, Zena Edwards, Olusola

7.30 pm – 8.00pm Honouring our Literary Ancestors : Toni Morrison, Binyavanga Wainana and Andrea Levy

8.00 pm - 9.00 pm New Daughters of Africa readings and Q &A with

Margaret Busby, (Chair) Dorothea Smartt, Anni Domingo, Jennifer Makumbi, Sefi Atta

9.00 pm-9.30 pm Book signing (off stage)

9.00 pm- 9.30 pm Film screening: ‘Gifts from Babylon’

9.30 pm -10.30 pm SeneGambian music by Ebou, African sounds by Debbie Golt of Resonance FM

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Print or on phone

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes

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No drink, food or drugs

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

mbokafestival@gmail.com


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Islington Assembly Hall

Upper Street

London

N1 2UD

United Kingdom

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