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Dates: June 16th – 22nd 2015
Venue: Kampala, UG)
Early Bird Offer: KES 6,000
Writivism is an annual Literary Festival held every June in Kampala, Uganda featuring leading contemporary writers.
Celebrating its 3rd edition this year, the festival guest list boasts of authors, academics, bloggers, journalists, critics, reviewers, publishers and other stakeholders in the African literary infrastructure and is drawn from various parts of the continent and beyond.
This includes Tsitsi Dangarembga, John Nagenda, Sara Bruya, Rachel Zadok, Michela Wrong, Shedrack Chikoti, Chika Unigwe, Edwige Dro, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Ukamaka Olisakwe, Paula Akugizibwe, Dami Ajayi, Aaron Bady, Doreen Baingana, Donald Molosi, Onyeka Nwelue, Aida Mbowa, Moses Kilolo, Jennifer Makumbi and many more.
The festival will also feature book signings, panel discussions, master classes, exhibitions, music and poetry performances, school tours, book launches and readings, stage drama and the Writivism Short Story Prize Awards evening among other activities at the two festial venues, Makerere University and the National Theatre.
Note: Kes. 6,000* Special Early Bird Offer
It covers transport from Nairobi to Kampala and back plus a five-day festival pass. (*Valid till May 31st)
Register now at firstname.lastname@example.org
Book launch in Kampala: Elections in a Hybrid Regime – Revisiting the 2011 Ugandan Polls, Jan. 15 2015 @ Hotel Africana
Fountain Publishers in conjunction with the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA), and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (Makerere University), and with the support of the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), with pleasure invite you to attend the launch of the book: Elections in a Hybrid Regime: Revisiting the 2011 Ugandan Polls
Date: Thursday 15 January 2015, at 2.00 pm
Venue: Hotel Africana
Chief Guest: Professor Mondo Kagonyera – Chancellor of Makerere University
Date: August 30, 2014
Venue: Various in Kampala
Find more info on their website
The exhibition features 25 artists from 6 countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, Rwanda and Ethiopia.
Artists Showing: Dawit Abebe. Cloudy Chatanda, Eltayeb Dawelbait, Kebreab Demeke, Salah Elmur, Tamrat Gezagegn, Wanja Kimani, Ehoodi Kichapi, Otieno Kota, Mbuthia Maina, Vita Malulu, Sidney Mang’ong’o, Henry Mzili Mujunga, Patrick Mulondo, Ulindula Mwakisopile, Ian Mwesiga, Paul Ndema, Eria ‘Sane’ Nsubuga, Michael Soi, Ephrem Solomon, Nadir Tharani and John Taouss Tuyisabe.
All works for this exhibition were carefully selected by Circle’s curator, Danda Jaroljmek with support from Circle Art Agency’s wide-reaching network including: 32º East, Kampala; Nafasi Art Space, Dar es Salaam; Wanja Kimani and Karen Obling in Addis Ababa and Salah Elmur in Khartoum.
For More info visit http://www.circleartagency.com/exhibitions/
For more info visit Blankets & Wine Kampala Facebook Page
Performances by: Lillian & Sundowner band, Allan Tonix, Kidum and Qwela
For more information: Blankets & Wine website