2016 Ba re Litfest dates: 9-11 December

Hi friends, we’re preparing for another incredible Ba re e en re Literature Festival aka “Ba re Litfest” and so make sure our dates are on your radar and on your calendar. This year our 3-day festival will be 9-11 December with the theme “Fumana lentsoe la hao/Find your voice”. More details to come soon.…

Watch our 2015 Festival video

We are extremely proud to present our highlights video from the 2015 Ba re e ne re Literature Festival. Masterfully filmed and edited by Lesotho’s own Sehlabaka Rampeta and his team, the video demonstrates the power of the festival and the brilliance of our guests, performers and audience. So much talent in one place. Enjoy…

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…

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…

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…

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…