Overview: Special Events, Exhibitions and Receptions

1JBF-Wits WCCO Schools Spelling BeeWorkers Museum16 August, 8.00-1.00pm
 SCHOOLS PROGRAMME – Registered Schools onlyMuseum Africa29-30 August, 8.00-1.00pm
2RECEPTION & Opening of JBF FESTIVAL –By Invitation only. Opening by: The Honorable Deputy Minister of Venezuela, Mr. Alejandro Lopez.Museum AfricaFriday, 30 August, 6.00pm
3Movement Building & Network WorkshopMuseum AfricaSaturday, 31August, 9.00-11.00
4Skills Workshops – Promote literature & Movement buildingMuseum Africa

Sunday, 1September,


5Celebrating the 90th Birthday of James Matthews, dissident poet & JBF PatronMuseum AfricaSaturday, 31August, 4.00pm
6JAZZ, Theatre & FilmMuseum AfricaSaturday & Sunday, check times

Exhibitions @ JBF Festival 2019:

* Imam Haron – commemorating the 50th anniversary of his death in detention in 1969 * Exhibition of Muslim News Exhibition;

* Literature & Newspapers: Resistance, historical overview of media in the anti-apartheid movement – includes SPEAK, Learn & Teach.

3rd Floor, Museum AfricaSaturday & Sunday 31August -1September
8Opening of Exhibition: Sam Makhuba’s Nozizwe village girl, (acrylic paintings).Workers MuseumSat, 31 August, 2.00pm
9Celebrations! Tsohang Batjha two Book Launches: Batjha Kaofela Poetry 1 and Batjha Kaofela Short Stories 4 Arena, Museum AfricaSunday, 1 September, 11.30am
10#passontheword! Remembering poet laureate & JBF Patron, Keorapetse ‘Bra Willie’ Kgositsile – with James Matthews and Mongane Wally SeroteMuseum Africa

Sunday, 1 September,


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