Category: Beligium

  • Prix Kourouma 2024 shortlist announced

    Prix Kourouma 2024 shortlist announced

    The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2024 featuring five writers was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday, February 5, 2024. Ahmadou Kourouma was a legendary Ivorian novelist of many titles including Les Soleils des indépendances (1968), Le diseur de verité (1972), and the most famous Allah n’est pas oblige (2000) which was translated to Allah Is…

  • Prix Médicis 2023 first selection announced

    Prix Médicis 2023 first selection announced

    Ananda Devi, Lisette Lombé, and Salma El Moumni are on the first selection for the Prix Médicis 2023 announced on Thursday, September 21, 2022. The Prix Médicis was founded by Gala Barbisan and Jean-Pierre Giraudoux to recognise a novel, a story, a collection of short stories whose author begins or does not yet have a…

  • Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2022 to be hosted in May.

    Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2022 to be hosted in May.

    The Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2022, will be hosted in Brussels, Belgium from May 29-31, 2022. This year’s theme is “Say It Loud, The Art Of Unsubtlety.” The Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile), founded by novelist Sulaiman Addonia, was first hosted in the Belgian city of Brussels in 2019. It was attended by among…

  • Jean D’Amerique wins Prix Fintro Prijs 2021.

    Jean D’Amerique wins Prix Fintro Prijs 2021.

    Jean D’Amerique was awarded the Prix Fintro Prijs 2021 at a ceremony in Antwerp, Belgium on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Prix Fintro Prijs is a prize to support young Belgian artists in the three categories of Painting, Sculpture and Photography; Cinema, Theater and Dance; as well as Literature. In the literature category, young authors of…

  • Sulaiman Addonia wins at Belgium’s Golden Afro Artistic Awards 2021.

    Sulaiman Addonia wins at Belgium’s Golden Afro Artistic Awards 2021.

    Sulaiman Addonia was revealed to be a winner at the Golden Afro Artistic Awards 2021 for literature in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday, September 11, 2021. The Golden Afro Artistic Awards were founded to highlight hidden talents from the African diaspora, Afro-descendant talents who find it difficult to receive all the light spots that there are…