Jalada Mobile Festival

Jalada Mobile Festival

This is the year for literary breakthroughs in Africa. The year for Praxisness. Yesterday, Jalada Africa, a Pan-African collective sent thrilling ripples into the African literary space by announcing their inaugural Mobile Literary Festival – first of its kind in Africa.

RELATED: The State of Praxis

In a press release, the Jalada team headed by Moses Kilolo described the mobile festival as a hybrid between a traditional place-based festival and a bus tour, and will cover 5 countries and 12 towns: Kenya (Nairobi, Nakuru, Kisumu, Mombasa), Uganda (Kampala, Kabale), DRC (Goma), Rwanda (Kigali) and Tanzania (Mwanza, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar). The mobile festival will travel over 4500 kms and engage directly with over 10,000 enthusiasts, and will celebrate diversity and create living connections between writers, artists, and diverse audiences in the big cities and small towns across East Africa.

RELATED: Literature and the state of the restless muse in the 21st century

The events will feature writers and artists drawn from the Collective, and tens of exciting authors, performers, and thinkers drawn from East Africa and beyond, as well as international voices. Presented as a series of full-day events, the festival will feature an expanded retinue of panel discussions, literary readings and debates, spoken word and theatrical performances, creative writing and translations master classes, poetry workshops, exhibitions, art installations, and film screenings.

RELATED: Looking Back At AFRIFF 2016

This is a very heart warming news and Kudos to the robust creativity of the Jalada writers collective which, since its founding in 2013, has continued to break boundaries by publishing works that stretch the reach of creative writing, expand the range of reading experiences, and diversify audiences for literature.

You can learn more about the festival by emailing festival@jalada.org

DON’T MISS OUT!
Subscribe To Newsletter
Be the first to get latest updates and exclusive content straight to your email inbox.
Stay Updated
Give it a try, you can unsubscribe anytime.

44 COMMENTS

  1. I will immediately take hold of your rss feed as I can not to find your e-mail
    subscription hyperlink or newsletter service. Do you have
    any? Kindly allow me understand in order that I could subscribe.
    Thanks.

  2. Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as
    though you relied on the video to make your point. You obviously know what youre talking about, why
    waste your intelligence on just posting videos to your site when you could be giving us something informative to read?

  3. Hi would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re
    working with? I’m looking to start my own blog soon but I’m having a tough time deciding between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.
    The reason I ask is because your layout seems
    different then most blogs and I’m looking for something completely unique.
    P.S My apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!

  4. When I originally commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a
    comment is added I get several emails with the same comment.
    Is there any way you can remove people from that service?
    Thank you!

  5. Howdy just wanted to give you a quick heads up.
    The text in your article seem to be running off
    the screen in Ie. I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with internet browser compatibility but I figured I’d post to let you know.
    The design and style look great though! Hope you get the issue solved soon. Cheers

  6. Can I just say what a relief to discover someone that really knows what they’re discussing over the internet.
    You certainly know how to bring a problem to light and make it important.
    More and more people need to look at this and understand this side of your story.
    It’s surprising you aren’t more popular since you surely
    possess the gift.

  7. Yesterday, while I was at work, my cousin stole my iphone and tested to see
    if it can survive a twenty five foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My apple
    ipad is now destroyed and she has 83 views. I know this is entirely off topic but I had to share it with someone!

  8. My partner and I stumbled over here different page and thought I might check things out.
    I like what I see so i am just following you. Look forward to going over your
    web page repeatedly.

  9. Hey superb website! Does running a blog similar to this
    require a lot of work? I’ve no understanding of coding
    however I had been hoping to start my own blog in the near future.
    Anyways, if you have any ideas or techniques for new blog owners please share.

    I know this is off topic however I simply needed to ask.
    Thanks a lot! quest bars http://j.mp/3jZgEA2 quest bars

  10. Hello! This is kind of off topic but I need some help from an established blog.
    Is it difficult to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I
    can figure things out pretty quick. I’m thinking about creating my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do you have any points or suggestions?
    Cheers

    my web-site: BioReady Keto Reviews

  11. What i do not realize is in truth how you are not actually a lot more smartly-liked than you might be right now.

    You’re so intelligent. You know thus significantly on the subject of this topic, made me individually imagine it from so
    many various angles. Its like women and men don’t seem to be involved except
    it is something to accomplish with Woman gaga! Your individual stuffs great.

    At all times handle it up! scoliosis surgery https://coub.com/stories/962966-scoliosis-surgery scoliosis surgery

  12. First of all I want to say superb blog! I had a quick question in which I’d like
    to ask if you don’t mind. I was interested to know how you center yourself and clear your thoughts prior to writing.
    I have had trouble clearing my mind in getting my ideas out.

    I truly do take pleasure in writing but it just seems like
    the first 10 to 15 minutes tend to be wasted just trying
    to figure out how to begin. Any recommendations or hints?
    Kudos!

    Feel free to surf to my blog – weight watchers

  13. I simply desired to thank you so much once again. I do not know what I
    would have tried in the absence of the type of smart ideas contributed by you relating to such
    a area of interest. It was an absolute intimidating condition in my circumstances, nevertheless coming across a expert mode
    you solved that took me to weep with gladness.
    I am just grateful for your service and believe you know what
    a powerful job you are doing instructing other individuals by
    way of a site. Most probably you haven’t come across all of us.

    Feel free to surf to my page; hemp seed sprouts

  14. Thank you a lot for providing individuals with an extremely splendid chance to read from here.
    It is usually very fantastic and as well , packed with a lot of fun for
    me and my office co-workers to search your website really 3 times weekly to learn the new
    guidance you will have. Of course, I am just usually astounded
    with the beautiful information you give. Some 4 facts in this post are truly the finest we have had.

    Here is my site improve skin care

  15. I and my buddies were taking note of the nice solutions located on the blog and suddenly got a horrible feeling I never thanked
    the website owner for those secrets. All the boys appeared
    to be joyful to learn them and have quite simply been loving them.
    I appreciate you for simply being indeed thoughtful and also
    for picking this kind of magnificent themes millions of
    individuals are really eager to know about. Our own honest regret for not expressing appreciation to you sooner.

    Here is my web site :: https://bbs.yunweishidai.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=2481416

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here