Tuesday 24th September Protected content , 7pm at UGCS Garden.
A spoken word journey initiated by the Goethe-Institut South Africa, connecting artists all over the African continent - online and live. The project started in May Protected content Johannesburg (ZA) with the competition “Words up!”; the journey continued so far to Antananarivo (Madagascar), Yaoundé (Cameroun) and Luanda (Angola). Before continuing to Nairobi (Kenya), Bamako (Mali) and ending finally in Abidjan (Ivory Cost), the next stopover is Kampala (Uganda). Since the winner of each place will be travelling to the next station, this month ten Ugandan spoken word artists will compete to be sent to the next destination – Nairobi (Kenya).
The poetry slam is hosted by Poetry in Session September Edition with Curator Roshan Karmali.
Special guests are Kgafela oa Magogodi (South Africa), the patron of The Spoken Word Project and Ermildo Saraiva Panzo (Luanda, Angola) the winner of Luanda. A workshop with Magogodi will follow on the Weekend 28th & 29th September.
Ugandan participants: Natasha Emilly Nakke, Namulondo Rashida, Tinah P’Ochan, Rehema Nanfuka, Maritza, Slam Poet Marc Gordon, Slim Emcee (UG) the Poet, Black Poet, Apio Winnie, Shan.
Jury: Beverley Nambozo, Peter Kagayi, Acaye Elizabeth Pamela
On the website you can follow The Spoken Word Project through its different stations and watch the winner’s video clips.
NB: I will be there lets meet up. Protected content