Ba re e ne re Literature Festival Programme 13 January 2018 Machabeng College “Decolonising learning” Activity Time Arrival and Welcome 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Artist Performances (music, poetry) 2:00 pm – 2:30pm Session A: Panel Discussion: Exploring Critical Literacies 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Session B: Town Hall – Perspectives on museum and gallery … Continue reading 2018 Ba re Litfest Programme
Ba re e ne re is extremely excited to announce that our annual event, the Ba re e ne re Literature Festival, will be held on the 13th January 2018 at Machabeng College between 12:30 and 18:00. The theme of this year’s festival is Decolonizing Learning and we are honoured to host members of the … Continue reading Ba re e ne re Lit Fest 2018
Remember our BA RE Dictionary project where we created Sesotho words? We're turning it into a printed book and we want you to contribute new words for it. To contribute, please share a word that you invent or comes from Sesotho slang. The word must not already be in a Sesotho dictionary. Next, we need … Continue reading BA RE Dictionary: Call for new words
Celebrate great memories from the 2016 Ba re e ne re Literature Festival by viewing our highlights video. We see some familiar faces!
Khokahanyo ea lipale tse khutšoane Khokahanyo ena ea lipale e tla hatisoa bukeng ea pampiri le bukeng ea marang-rang. Sepheo sa rona ke hlahisa bokheleke le boqapi ba ho ngola lipale tse khutšoane ho tsoa lingoling tsa Basotho ba lulang ka har’a naha ea Lesotho. Lipehelo tse tataisang - bala ka hloko Letsoalloa la Lesotho … Continue reading Khokahanyo ea lipale tse khutšoane (Sesotho)
We hope you enjoy the final chapter of our freedom of creative expression writing series. This is 'The untitled story of my life' by Mpho Leteka. --- Lately the memory of my mother keeps popping up at unexpected moments. The littlest things spark a memory; they have me wondering how she felt when it struck her … Continue reading SHORT STORY: ‘The untitled story of my life’ by Mpho Leteka
In this short essay "The Right to Be Me", Mammatli Molefi talks about the power and importance of creative expression. --- Thousands and thousands of years ago humans used drawings, songs, dance, and simple gestures to tell stories, stories of hunting expeditions, love and death, and a brighter future. If they hadn’t applied creativity, their … Continue reading ESSAY: “The Right to Be Me” by Mammatli Molefi