Tag: Abantu Book Festival 2017

  • Abantu Book Festival 2017 is here!

    Abantu Book Festival 2017 is here!

    After a year of pining away remembering the good times, South African literary scene enthusiasts are now excited as the Abantu Book Festival kicks off today. The Abantu Book Festival landed with a whoosh that has never been seen before last year. South Africa has been hosting literary festivals since freedom came in 1994 but…

  • Abantu Book Festival 2017 unveils its artist line up

    Abantu Book Festival 2017 unveils its artist line up

    The Abantu Book Festival which is following on from its amazing debut year has announced the line-up for its second edition, which takes place on 7-10 December 2017. The Abantu Book Festival hit the South African literary scene with a bang when it ran from December 06 – 10, 2016 in Soweto, Johannesburg. The festival…

  • Abantu Book Festival 2017 makes appeal, the people respond favourably

    Abantu Book Festival 2017 makes appeal, the people respond favourably

    The second Abantu Book Festival started their fundraising for this year’s edition with a call to the readers. It has gone down a charm. The Abantu Book Festival happened in Soweto, South Africa last December and received rave reviews for all who made it to the two venues of the Eyethu Lifestyle Centre and the…

  • African literary festivals you can attend in 2017

    African literary festivals you can attend in 2017

    Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2017. 2016 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners of the continent. Writers and readers met and interacted in many different venues in many types of environments. Some like Abantu Book Festival were new while the older ones like…