Tag: Mogadishu Book Fair

  • Mogadishu Book Fair 2023 for May.

    Mogadishu Book Fair 2023 for May.

    The Mogadishu Book Fair 2023, the seventh edition of the festival in the Horn of Africa, will be running in Somalia from May 24 – 26, 2023. The Mogadishu Book Fair was founded by Sheikh Mohamed Diini to promote books, reading, literature, and culture while bringing together authors, scholars, poets, booksellers, publishers, and the Mogadishu…

  • Four African Literary Festivals to attend in August 2019.

    Four African Literary Festivals to attend in August 2019.

    August 2019 promises just as much activity as the previous months on the African literary calendar. Here are four literary festivals and book fairs across the continent to check out. July 2019 was a great month for the African literary community. In West Africa, there were two festivals in Nigeria in the Niyi Osundare International…

  • Mogadishu Book Fair 2019 reveals guests, theme for August shindig.

    Mogadishu Book Fair 2019 reveals guests, theme for August shindig.

    The Mogadishu Book Fair 2019 has revealed the theme and some of the guests who will take part this year from August 21-23. The Mogadishu Book Fair was set up in 2015 to promote books, reading, literature, and culture while bringing together authors, scholars, poets, booksellers, publishers, and the Mogadishu and Somali public. In the…

  • African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

    African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

    Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly updated as and when information becomes available. 2018 was a very literary festival-filled year for Africa. East Africa had a variety of festivals including the Hargeysa International Book Fair, the…

  • Mogadishu Book Fair 2016 announces dates, new logo #‎MBF2016

    Mogadishu Book Fair 2016 announces dates, new logo #‎MBF2016

    The Mogadishu Book Fair 2016 organisers have announced the dates for this year’s edition of their event. They have also announced a change in official name and hashtag. The first ever Mogadishu International Book Fair founded by Mohamed “Diini” Sheik-Ali Ahmed was hosted in the Somali capital last year from Aug 26-28 at the City…