Four Worker Poets from Sweden at JBF 2018.

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#Pass On the word: Open Mic competition

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Invite to The Cordoned Heart: Photo Exhibition by Omar Badsha

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Overview of the Programme – 10th Jozi Book Fair 30th August – 2nd September 2018 Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown   Date Events Venue 30-31 August Medico Regional African Conference MA Boardroom Day 1 Thursday 30th August 8.00-1.30pm Schools Programme Mary Fitzgerald Square 6.00 for 6.30pm Opening: 10th JBF, Photographic Exhibition By Omar Badsha. Museum Africa …

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Jozi Book Fair Live Music, Theatre & Film   Time Type Description Venue 1 11.00-11.50 Film The Bicycle Man by Ntombozuku ‘Twiggy’ Matiwana MA Auditorium 2 12.00-12.50 Film Uitgesmyt, a film by Siona O’Connell about the plight of farmworkers in SA MA Auditorium 3 12.00-12.50 Theatre Too Late by Gibson Kente, directed by Itumeleng wa …

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Jozi Book Fair Live Music, Theatre & Film Time Type Description Venue 1 11.00-11.50 Film  Leaving our Mark By  Ntuthuko Qwabe   MA Auditorium 2 12.00 – 12.50 Film Diary of dissident poet: James Matthews with Shelly Barry & discussion MA Auditorium 3 12..00 – 12.50 Theatre Too Late by Gibson Kente, directed by Itumeleng …

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TIME 09H00-10H10 Time Venue 9.00 WELCOME – JBF Song Let’s PLAY: Games & words [Sinethemba Welcome Speech -3min]                  9.10– 9.30 Puppet Show- City of Johannesburg Libraries & Face Painting 9.30-10:10 9.00 am WELCOME & JBF Song & games 9.15 Meditation for children – 15 minutes. 9.30-9.50 City of Joburg Storytelling & Face-painting   TIME 10H10-11H00 …

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  ALL ARTS – PUBLIC PROGRAMME The General Public Programme promotes all the arts and consists of Literature, Roundtable discussions, Seminars, Workshops, Children’s programme, Theatre, Film, Poetry, Live Jazz, Publisher Exhibitions & book sales and art Exhibitions. The Public Programme takes place on Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 2 September 2018.

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This year the Jozi Book Fair will host four worker poets from Sweden, to celebrate the 10th anniversary and the theme, Literature and Working People. All four poets are part of the working class and use their writings to advance the struggles of working people. Three of the poets – Emil Boss, Jenny Wrangborg and …

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Time 09H00-10H10 Time Venue 9.00 WELCOME – JBF Song Let’s PLAY: Games & words [Sinethemba Welcome Speech -3min]                  9.10– 9.30 Puppet Show- City of Johannesburg Libraries & Face Painting 9.30-10:10 9.00 WELCOME – JBF Song Let’s PLAY: Games & words [Sinethemba Welcome Speech -3min] 9.10– 9.30 Puppet Show- City of Johannesburg Libraries & Face Painting …

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TIME 07H00 – 80H30 7.00am Arrival of Schools & Registration – Thank you for being punctual everyone.                                         Venues 7.30 – 8.15 Walkabout to Exhibitions 8.00 – 8.30 Welcome and Introductions MFS Reception Tent   JBF Spelling Bee – Museum Africa 8.00 – 11.30 MA Arena   Teachers Programme: 8.45 -11.30 MFS Exhibition Tent TIME 8H45 …

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Time 07H00 – 80H30 7.00am Arrival of Schools & Registration – Thank you for being punctual everyone.                                         Venues 7.30 – 8.15 Walkabout to Exhibitions 8.00 – 8.30 Welcome and Introductions MFS Reception Tent   JBF Spelling Bee – Friday Only! – Museum Africa 8.00 – 11.30 MA Arena   Teachers Programme: 8.45 -11.30 MFS …

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Celebrating & Remembering our Patron: Cde. Keorapetse ‘Bra Willie’ Kgositsile. The late, Bra Willie hosted poetry workshops with the youth in 2016. The JBF theme then was, Youth Rising, and so our youth series – #PassOnTheWord – was born. This year marks the first of our annual JBF Open Mic Competition which will happen every …

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