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      August 20, 2019

      Tuesday   6:30 PM

      Upper Street
      Islington, Islington N1 2UD

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      MBOKA FESTIVAL SHOWCASE - LONDON - 2019

      MBOKA FESTIVAL SHOWCASE - LONDON                                                   (Mboka means, 'Oneness', One Family in Wolof) Poets, Singers, Music and Film from SeneGambia’s premier arts and cultural festival showcase performances that they took to the festival in January 2018 and 2019. Film Screenings: Welcome to the Smiling Coast and Gifts from BabylonIndie Books Show Africa: Films from Mboka 2018 and 2019 Special event New Daughters of Africa in conversation and readings with editor Margaret Busby and contributing writers, Sefi Atta, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Dorothea Smartt, Anni Domingo Honouring our Literary Ancestors - readings and performances to honour writers recently passed including Binyavanga Wainana and Andrea Levy Song, poetry and prose from Adinah, Patricia Foster-McKenley, Akila Richards, I-Sis and others to be confirmed. Music : Gambian DJ, Ebou and mixing other African Sounds DJ Debbie In partnership with Islington Council and Yaram Arts Delicious African Food will be available  from Excellent Catering. Eat at the event or 'cookery' style, bring your own empty dish and fill up! A range of Products for auction and sale! PROGRAMME 6.30 pm -7.30 pm       Storyteller: Nzinga                                     Poets and singers: Patricia Foster McKenley, Adinah I-Sis, Zena Edwards, Olusola 7.30 pm – 8.00pm      Honouring our Literary Ancestors : Toni Morrison, Binyavanga Wainana and Andrea Levy 8.00 pm - 9.00 pm      New Daughters of Africa readings and Q &A with                                     Margaret Busby, (Chair) Dorothea Smartt, Anni Domingo, Jennifer Makumbi, Sefi Atta 9.00 pm-9.30 pm        Book signing (off stage) 9.00 pm- 9.30 pm       Film screening: ‘Gifts from Babylon’ 9.30 pm -10.30 pm     SeneGambian music by Ebou, African sounds by Debbie Golt of Resonance FM  END   FAQs   What's the refund policy? No Refunds.   Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Print or on phone   Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? Yes   Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? Yes   What can I bring into the event? No drink, food or drugs   How can I contact the organizer with any questions? mbokafestival@gmail.com  

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