Maun International Poetry Festival action

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Who'll Be There This Year?

·         Poetavango is hosting the second installment of the International Poetry Festival aimed at promoting the art of slam poetry and storytelling: both powerful and exciting tools of communication, education and entertainment.
·         Performers from Botswana include Ntirelang Berman, Berry Heart, Moletlanyi Tshipa, Moroka Moreri, Barolong Seboni, Juby Peacock, Dredd X, Kabelo ‘Psycho Cydd’ Mereyotlhe, Ngwao Putswa, Vygos, King Philosopher, Messenger, Priskath, Mista Poke, Prophet Caribbean Weed, Stika Sola and many others. We shall also have Upmost and Blakk Pearl from Zimbabwe, Prince Shapiro and Lesego Blackstar Moeti from South Africa and Miss Quote, a Jamaican writer and performer based in USA. Also to grace stage is the American poetess Corazon. Poetavango is currently working on bringing in a prominent American poet for the country.
      The list is likely to grow. Keep checking this blog for regular updates.

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