An evening of poetry features the poetic talents of six Johannesburg based wordsmiths that have captured the imagination of audiences across the country. Puns and Things (Kabelo Ringane and Donald Mokgale) is a poetry duo with a combined experience of over 15 years in performance poetry. Belita Andre is a phenomenal performer and co-author of the recently launched poetry colouring book “Colour me Melanin”. Hazel Tobo is a UJ Poetry programme alumni and published author of two books. We are excited to welcome her back to the Izimbongi Poetry festival as one of our headlining acts. Sibulelo Manamatela is a poet and co-writer of the award-winning poetic short film “Aftertaste. The multitalented poet and vocalist and slam champion, Nomashenge Dlamini will also share her talents with us on the night.
Hosted by UJ can you slam Winner and Poetry Africa Slam champion Keitumetse Tlhako, this evening promises to question, invade, entertain, heal and most of all make words dance.