Afro Slam Poetry Express-Johannesburg, South Africa

ORGANIZER: Linda Gabriel
CONTACT: lingabz@gmail.com

AFRO SLAM POETRY EXPRESS
Harare to Jozi
Major slam poets and rebel voices from
South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Kenya, Botswana and Germany

The first AFRO SLAM POETRY EXPRESS: Harare to Jozi is spontaneous, chaotic and spiritual – the power of young voices is frightening.Mischa-Sarim Vérollet n Philipp “Khabo” Koepsell(German) Lungile Lethola, Sbu Simelani, Bonga Ndzweni, Black P, Lindiwe Vilakazi KB(SA), Nyamalikiti(Malawi), Tim Mwaura(Kenya), Mandisa Mabuthoe, Xapa n Madzitatiguru(Zim)

12 poets will slam. The competition is collective so that the crowd is swept up in the moment. The focal point of the poetry will be the theme of “Poetry in Migration” implying “transition” between places and cultures, displacement, and crossing of boundaries.
Venue GOETHE INSTITUT
119 Jan Smuts Avenue
Parkwood,Johannesbur

Time: 4-7pm

Adm: Free

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