2018 JBF Programme Highlights

Programme Highlights

The JBF programme runs over four days and includes programmes for SCHOOLS, CHILDREN and the General Public (Saturday & Sunday).

Thematic areas include:

Labour & Society

– casual workers,

  • LRA Amendaments,
  • Farmworkers
  • Unity between Social movements & Unions?
  • Land and Housing Struggles: Expropriation and no-compensation
  • Workers Party and elections

– Assessing the #Totalshutdown,

  • Beyond Policies – Feminising organisations and struggles
Poetry & Youth
  • Poets from Sweden
  • Open Mic
  • JBF Competition and Prizes, include publishing your work
Worker Culture
  • Organizing and culture
  • The future of worker literature
  • Street Theatre by Joburg inner city youth.
  • The crisis in theatre in SA today
  • Children perform their own poems and drams in mother tongues.
  • Book launches – Poetry for Friends 4 – JBF children/poetry buddies
  • Face-painting, balloon artistry, reading and sport, poetry and storytelling
Previous Exhibitors
Next Provisional Programme Sunday