Abantu Book Festival has revealed the full programme for its second annual festival.
This year’s Abantu Book Festival will run from 7-10 December in Soweto, Eyethu Lifestyle Centre in Mofolo. The day programme is free and kicks off at 09:00. Evening sessions will be hosted at the Soweto Theatre from 18:00 at R20 per person. The festival is set to host discussions, poetry readings, book launches, film screenings, a children’s programme ( facilitated by Gcina Mhlope), and a musical finale featuring Msaki and Jojo Abott.
The guest list for this year’s festival boasts literary giants from across all generations. These include:
Zakes Mda, Redi Tlhabi, Pumla Dineo Gqola, Keorapetse Kgositsile, Mandla Langa, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Ayobami Adebayo, Lebo Mashile, Zukisa Wanner, Gcina Mhlope, Shubnum Khan, Sisonke Msimang, Zubeida Jaffer, Gcina Mhlope, Grace Musila, Kopano Matlwa, Zethu Matebeni, Gabeba Baderoon, Masechaba Mtolo, Nthikeng Mohlele, Sifiso Mzobe and many more.
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