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Ba re Litfest 2015 was a success!

We’re still on cloud nine from the incredible vibe experienced at the 3rd Ba re e ne re Literature Festival held at Machabeng College in Maseru from 5-6 December 2015. We had the great privilege of hosting a wonderful crew of guests at this festival and our young audience came out to en masse to…

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2015 Festival Programme announced!

2015 Ba re e ne re Literature Festival programme 5th – 6th December 2015 Saturday 5 December 2015 – Festival Day 1 – Machabeng College Activity Time Doors open – Arrival in Main Hall 9:30am – 10:30am Artist Performances 10:30am – 11:00am Welcome – Ba re e ne re team – projects, awards, Rantekoa’s 11:00am…

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Moses Kilolo announced as festival guest

We are extremely fortunate to be hosting Moses Kilolo as a festival guest this December. Moses is the Managing Editor of Jalada Africa, a pan-African writers’ collective based in Nairobi, Kenya. If you haven’t read Jalada’s publications, do yourself a favour and check them out at jalada.org. Please give Moses a warm welcome when he comes…

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Napo Masheane at Ba re litfest

Our next guest to announce is the talented Napo Masheane! Napo is a renowned poet and playwright and is the director of Village Gossip Productions. She is also a founding member of Feela Sista Spoken Word Collective and has written a book of essays and poetry called Caves Speak in Metaphors. Show a little love…

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Dear Apples,

September was crazy for Ba re e ne re. I landed at OR Thambo airport to represent this wonderful dream you founded at the inaugural PAN!C meeting/conference and Jo’burg Art Fair from 5-13 September and the first soul I connected with was Kadiatou. She knew you from Cape Town and we shared stories. Her aura…

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Decolonizing Arts Education in Africa – Another Roadmap

Another Roadmap for Arts Education is an international initiative under the aegis of the Another Roadmap School. It involves 22 regional research groups working to critically analyse the UNESCO Road Map for Arts Education (Lisbon 2006) and the Seoul Agenda for Arts Education (2010) in terms of their framing of history and terminology, subtexts and…