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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                               Nzinga, John Titi and Ella the Great : storytelling/clowning 
                                                 (FREE - Suitable for family  audience)
                                                 Plus Listen: Murtal Feewa Darndewal  a story written in Kikuyu, by Kenyan award
                                                winning-writer, Ngugi wa Thiongo, translated into Wolof and read by  Cornelius     
                                                Gomez 
                                                 (The Upright Revolution by Ngugi wa Thiong'o)
1.00-1.30pm                               Lunch, Sene-Gambian Music  Ethiopian Food

SESSION 2                FILMS AND DRAMA1.30-3.30pm                           Two Films made in The Gambia:                                                Welcome to the Smiling Coast                                                Gift from Babylon                     
3.30-4.30pm                            Anni Domingo : 'KAPU KAPU’ One woman show in development/discussion                                                         Nadia Maddy presents Indie Book Show Africa (film)4.30-5.00pm                            BREAK
SESSION 3                             PERFORMANCE: READINGS, SONG AND MUSIC
                                                          
5.00-5.40PM                           Honouring Our Literary ancestors                                                Andrea Levy                                                Toni Morrison words from Monika-Akila Richards                                                Binyavanga Wainana words from Kadija Sesay                                                Paule Marshall
                                                Molara Ogundipe-Leslie  words from Ronnie

5.40  - 6.40                             Patricia Foster, I-Sis,  Nii Parkes, and Adinah                                                  
6.45 -7.45                              New Daughters of Africa readings                                                Zena Edwards, Olumide Popoola and others to be confirmed
           
7.45-9.00                                Book signings and music and food
                                               SeneGambian music and African sounds by DJ Ebou, And African sounds by DJ
                                               Debbie Golt of Resonance FM 





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