Johannesburg

Abantu Book Festival

Thursday Dec 6 - Sunday Dec 9       Cnr Machaba Dr and Ishabalala St, Mofolo, Soweto
share
The Abantu Book Festival returns for its third edition, celebrating African stories through written and spoken word, visual arts, music and film. The festival explores the ways in which African stories are told, and how these stories inform and are informed by our ways of being with more than 50 writers and musicians from Africa, South Africa and the African diaspora reading and discussing their works.

The festival includes hands-on workshops, film screenings, panel discussions, performances and conversations with writers and performing artists at two venues - Soweto Theatre and Eyethu Lifestyle Centre. The day events at Eyethu Lifestyle Centre are free, while the evening events at Soweto Theatre cost R20 per person.

Featured writers, journalists, musicians and poets taking part in the festival include; Gcina Mhlope, Tumelo Buthelezi, Wamumi Mbao, Sibongile Fisher, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zakes Mda. 

Date

Venue

Dec 6 2018 - Dec 9 2018
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre
Cnr Machaba Dr and Ishabalala St, Mofolo, Soweto
  Show on map

Price/Additional Info

Entrance is free. Each session costs R20.

Website

www.abantubookfestival.co.za/ www.facebook.com/AbantuBookFestival/
Put our app in your pocket
Top
City Essentials

Download our new City Essentials app

download 4.5