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MBOKA FESTIVAL SHOWCASE - BRIGHTON 2019
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                                MBOKA FESTIVAL SHOWCASE  - BRIGHTON
                                      NEW DATE - SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER




 African artists from the continent and the Diaspora showcase performances that they took to the Mboka festival of arts culture and sport in in The Gambia in January 2019
Includes: Poetry, Storytelling, Clowning, Music and Film from Sene-Gambia's premier arts and cultural festival. First free ‘New Daughters of Africa’ event featuring readings from contributors and Q & A
Title: Mboka Festival -Showcase – Brighton Date: Sunday 13 October 2019 Venue: The Writers’ Place Time: 12pm-9pm  
PROGRAMME TBC
SESSION 1                             STORYTELLING
12-1.00pm                              John Titi and Ella the Great : storytelling/clowning                                                 (FREE - Suitable for family  audience)
Plus Listen: Murtal Feewa Darndewal  (The Upright Revolution by Ngugi wa Thiong'o) a story written in Kikuyu, by Kenyan award-winning writer, Ngugi wa Thiongo, translated  into Wolof and read by  CorneliusGomez                                                  
1.00-1.30pm                               Lunch, Sene-Gambian Music  Ethiopian Food
 
SESSION 2                             FILMS AND DRAMA 1.30-3.30pm                           Two Films made in The Gambia:                                                 Welcome to the Smiling Coast                                                 Gift from Babylon                     
3.30-3.50pm                           Fafa,  Gambian Songstress 
3.50-4.30                                Nadia Maddy presents Indie Book Show Africa (film and discussion)  
4.30-5.00pm                            BREAK
SESSION 3                             PERFORMANCE: READINGS, SONG AND MUSIC
                                              
5.00-5.30PM                           Honouring Our Literary ancestors                                                 Toni Morrison words from Monika-Akila Richards                                                 Andrea Levy – Anni Domingo                                                 Binyavanga Wainana words from Kadija Sesay                                               
5.30  - 6.30                             Patricia Foster, Adinah, Nzinga and Anni Domingo                                             
6.30 -7.30                              New Daughters of Africa readings                                                 Zena Edwards, Olumide Popoola, Yvvette Edwards,
7.30-7.50                               Book signings and break
7.50 -8.10                              Fafa,  Gambian Songstress
8.10-9.00                               Book signings and music and food
SeneGambian music and African sounds by DJ Ebou, and Debbie Golt of Resonance FM 
DISCOUNTS OFF ALL BOOKS

                                                             Fafa - Visiting Gambian Songstress