Writivism: East Africa’s biggest literary festival returns this August

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What’s better than an event whose entry is free of charge? The Writivism festival returns this August 15th and running for four days until the 18th at the National Theatre.

The festival is hinged on celebrating African creative arts with a keen interest in literature.

In the event of doing so, other forms of creative arts are incorporated in the festivities some of which will include; stage plays, poetry recitals, children’s book club session, a fashion show, short films, photography exhibition, a football match, an alcohol party, an open book market and so much more.

Some of the most popular artists who shall be unveiled at a later time shall entertain crowds at the festival. There will be assorted prize giveaways too some of which include the prize winner for best story.

Featuring this year’s festival will be five of the shortlisted winners (Frances Ogamba, Kanyinsola Olorunnisola and Eugene Yakubu from Nigeria), (Resoketswe Manenzhe, Vuyelwa Malukeke from South Africa) competing for the Koffi Ado and the Writivism Short Story Prizes.

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