Next Stop: North West Province
Badilisha Poetry X-Change will be visiting towns of Mafikeng, Ganyesa and Taung on to meet and record poets who write and recite in indigenous South African Languages. Poets living in these towns who wish to record their poetry for inclusion in Badilisha are encouraged to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call/WhatsApp +27 63 716 4434 to book their recording sessions, which will take place as follows:
Badilisha will also host a workshop in Taung for poets who wish to improve their poetry writing and performance skill as well as explore ways to build careers from their poetry. This will take place on Saturday 27th Jan at 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in Mmabana, Taung. Poets are required to register for this workshop. Registration is FREE!
Finally, our time in the NorthWest Province will close with an evening of poetry performances on Saturday 27th Jan also at Mmabana, Taung from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm featuring a host of emerging and established poets from the region. This also a FREE event
All of this is made possible through the generous support of the National Lotteries Distribution Fund. Follow Badilisha on Facebook and Twitter for regular tour updates.