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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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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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TIME: 09H30 – 10H30 Type: WorkShop Event  & participants: Silkscreening T.shirts: Colin Groenwald (Joburg Art Gallery) Venue: Workers Museum: 1 Type: WorkShop Event  & participants: Parent-Child Poetry Workshop Venue: Workers Museum: 2 Type: WorkShop Event  & participants: Creativity workshop with Joan Rankin (Award-winning illustrator) Venue: MA 1 Boardroom Type: WorkShop Event  & participants: Philosophy for …

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J.THE JoziBookShop The Jozi Book Shop aims to sell books affordably and accessibly to book clubs and the public. The book shop aims to bridge the gap between readers and ensure that books are affordable, and address the reality of life in the townships where libraries are few, no book shops and where bookshops exists, …

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I.THE JOZI BOOK FAIR PUBLISHERS PROJECT This project provides capacity-building support to writers and publishers to publish books affordably so that they are more accessible to readers. The JBF will participate in local, national and international publishing events to build partnerships and a broader movement.

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H.THE ANNUAL JOZI BOOK FAIR FESTIVAL The JBF Festival is held over four days in September, from Thursday to Sunday, and is organised around the JBF’s work with its constituencies and the public throughout the year. The Jozi Book Fair annual event includes book launches, conversations with writers, art and literature exhibitions, a networking space …

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G.THE JOZI BOOK FAIR WRITERS PROJECT ASSISTS WITH: Writing Workshops with all JBF constituencies to develop writing skills for diverse mediums; and feeds into JBF and Khanya College newsletters; A programme of interactions between local and international writers, especially those from Africa; Creative writing workshops for readers to encourage them to tell their stories; A …

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F.The Jozi Book Fair Readers Project assists with: Reading Skills Workshops to overcome barriers to reading amongst readers of all ages; Publications for Reading Circles or Book Clubs on how to set up and run reading circles; and develop good reading and writing skills; Reading, Spelling Bee and General Knowledge Competitions to promote interest in …

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E. KHANYA JAZZ SCHOOL The Khanya Jazz School aims to link music with ‘the word’ and hosts weekly music lessons and teach children and youth to play different musical instruments; Prepare learners for music examinations; Expose learners to reading and literature in general, Provide performance opportunities for learners at the annual JBF Festival and expose …

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