Izimbongi Poetry Festival

The Izimbongi Poetry Festival is a student showcase of poetry in its myriad forms and expressions. The 2017 Izimbongi Poetry festival will take place on 11 November at UJ’s Con Cowan Theatre, (Bunting Road).

The festival is a platform for young poets from The University of Johannesburg to showcase work created throughout the year. This year’s festival will be headlined by nine students, including UJ Can You Slam 2017 winner Sithembiso Mokuwa ,Phumelelokuhle Ngidi, and last year’s UJCYS winner Keitumetse Tlhako.