Overview of the Programme 2018


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
Day 2 Friday 31st August
8.00 – 1.30pm Schools Programme Mary Fitzgerald Square
8.00-11.30 JBF-Wits Spelling Bee Arena, Museum Africa
6.00-10pm JBF Reception – By invitation only Mary Fitzgerald Square
Day 3 Saturday, 1st September
9.00-6.00pm General Programme for Public – Worker Art and Culture, Skills Workshops, Conversations, Roundtables, Conversations, Book Launches, Theatre, Film & Live Music. Mary Fitzgerald Square, Museum Africa & Workers Museum
9.00 – 1.00pm Children’s Programme – JBF Poetry Buddies and Public Penny & Puffy Children’s Tent
4.00-5.00pm #Pass on the word – Open Mic Poetry Competition & Tribute to JBF Patron, Poet Laureate, Keorapetse Kgositsile.

Launch of Cry Rage by James Matthews

Mary Fitzgerald Square, Tent 1
Day 4 Sunday, 2nd September
9.00-5.30pm General Programme for Public – Worker Art and Culture, Skills Workshops, Conversations, Roundtables, Conversations, Book Launches, Theatre, Film & Live Music. Mary Fitzgerald Square, Museum Africa & Workers Museum
9.30 – 5.30 Worker/Labour Programme Mary Fitzgerald Square
9.00 – 1.00pm Children’s Programme – JBF Poetry Buddies and Public Penny & Puffy Children’s Tent
2.00-5.00pm Tribute to JBF Patron, Poet Laureate, Keorapetse Kgositsile

Poetry Open Mic COmpetetition, JBF Tribute, Xarra Books Launch of Home Soil by Keoraptese Kgositsile and Jazz Tribute with various artists and Fitzroy Ngcukana.

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