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The Ba re e ne re Literature Festival 2016 programme

 “Find your voice”

9 – 11 December 2016 

Friday 9 December 2016 – Festival Day 1 – Rock View Restaurant

Activity Time
Arrival and set up 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Welcome to Ba re e ne re Opening Night 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm
“Likheleke tsa puo: New writing from Lesotho” book launch 7:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic poetry 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Performances by headlining artists 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm

 

Saturday 10 December 2016 – Festival Day 2 – Maseru Prep School

Activity Time
Doors open – Arrival 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Performances (music, poetry) 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Welcome – Ba re e ne re team and partners 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Session A: The importance of voice

With: Masande Ntshanga, Ace Moloi and Short Story Day Africa

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Session B: Prose vs. Poetry?

With: Joe Machina, Liatile Mohale

11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Break for lunch / Photo booth 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Performances 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Session C: Panel discussion – Decolonising our literature – Sesotho

With: Liatile Mohale, Ace Moloi, Tumelo Meleleki

2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
Session D: Panel discussion – Seeing with fresh eyes

With Masande Ntshanga, Thato Mochone, Short Story Day Africa

2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
Break / Photo booth 2:50 pm – 3:00 pm
Session E: Panel discussion – Lesotho’s legacy of literature

With Liatile Mohale, Thato Mochone, Tumelo Moleleki

3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Session F: Panel discussion – Digital publishing

With Joe Machina, Short Story Day Africa

3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
Break / Photo booth 3:50 pm – 4:00 pm
Annual Liepollo Rantekoa keynote address – Sindiwe Magona 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Day 2 closing remarks from Ba re e ne re Team 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

 

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