The lecture forms part of the 2016 annual Africa Month Celebration that will be taking place throughout the month of May under the theme, “Building a Better Africa and a Better World.”
The lecture will be delivered by the prominent Ama Ata Aidoo in Conversation with Zakes Mda and Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile.
The Month of May has been declared Africa Month, to celebrate the founding of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963, it was on this date that 25 May was declared as Africa Day as a symbol of unity amongst all Africans. Africa Month also acknowledges the progress that we, as Africa have made and the Africa Month programme will feature all aspects of arts, culture and heritage among African nations.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Topic : African Literature and the Cultural Renaissance
Date : Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Time : 15h00
Venue : New English Literary Museum, NELM Building, Worcester St, Grahams town.
Media RSVPs: Obed Makgoale, 079 311 8546 / ObedM@dac.gov.za
Media Enquires: Teresa Magidela, 0606017724/ TeresaM@dac.gov.za
Issued by the Department of Arts and Culture