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Aja -'Poetry Africa 2002'
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA.
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Durban will again come alive with poetry during the 6th Poetry Africa 2002 hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) from April 29 to May 4 2002.
The six-day poetry festival will feature over twenty poets from approximately sixteen different countries in presentations and performances at the University of Natal’s Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, with seminars, workshops, and other activities at tertiary institutions, schools, and other venues.
Aja seen here performing on the night..
The prestigious cultural event, which rates high on the international literary calendar, will showcase a wide diversity of poetry cultures and styles. Audiences can expect rhyme and rhythm; impressionist abstracts, vivid clarity and deep insights; themes of love, politics, personal struggle and everyday things; poetry with music and drama; and also a look at contemporary approaches through rap, hip-hop and isibongi deliveries.
Poetry Africa will also introduce a Slam Poetry component, and some schools will be exposed to the performance of selected poetry from the matric curriculim by the Madcaps team.
Activities include theatre presentations and performances, poetry seminars
and workshops, poetry writing and poetry slam competitions, and wide-reaching
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