Happening today, FRIDAY, JULY 12:
i. 11am: Advocacy session – exploring Soyinka’s body of works to reflect on the concepts of Rights, Honour, Respect, Patriotism, Toleramce & Humanism. It will hold in the Kongi’s Harvest Art Gallery, Freedom Park.
ii. 1pm: Formal presentations of books:
Memo on our Future: Essays by Nigerian Children as inspired by Wole Soyinka’s Visions” — a compilation of winning essays by past winners of the annual WSICE essays competition
Igho goes to School, a children book by the culture journalist, Anote Ajeluorou, which reprint has been facilitated by the WSICE — to be distributed to about 1000 students across the country.
Introduction of The Soyinka Impulse: Essays on Wole Soyinka (ed. Duro Oni and Bisi Adigun; published by Bookcraft Publishing) – a collection of presentations by various scholars during an international conference held on occasion of the 80th birthday anniversary celebration of Soyinka five years ago.
ii. 2pm: Children/Youths Programme — presentation of Childe Internationale by Creative Majesty theatre company. Venue: the Kongi Harvest’s Art Gallery/Amphitheatre.
iii. 4pm: Projection Theatre —held in collaboration with the American theatre artiste, Rebecca Jackson-Moeser, an interdisciplinary artist and activist based in Los Angeles, California.
iv. 6pm: Musical and Poetry session, featuring a coterie of performers at the Food Court.
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