Programme

FESTIVAL POETRY CALABAR 2019

THEME: Poets in The Digital Age: Bytes and Heights

WORKSHOP: Chapbooks and Digital Promotion of Poetry

DAY 1   9:00 am – 11:30pm Walk for Poetry | View  
2:00pm – 5:00pm Poetourism: Sights and Sounds of Calabar | View
DAY 2 (19-12-19)  
James Ene Henshaw Foundation (JEHF)
10:30am – 12:30pm Workshop on Chapbooks and Digital Promotion of Poetry – Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom (Executive Secretary, Poets in Nigeria Initiative)  
1:00pm – 2:00pm Teens Forum – Poetry Reading & Recitals  
2:00pm – 2:30pm BREAK-BREAK-BREAK
3:00pm – 5:30pm Festival Poetry Slam
5:30pm – 6:00pm BREAK-BREAK-BREAK
  Calabar Welcomes
DAY 3
20-12-19
Transcorp Hotel    
10:30am – 12:30pm Theme Lecture: Poets in the Digital Age: Bytes & Heights – Onyekachi Peter Onuoha (Scholar, African Digital Literature, University of Calabar)
12:30pm – 1:30pm BREAK-BREAK-BREAK
1:30pm – 2:30pm Guest Authors Reading Session (book Jam)   Barr. Obo Effanga (To the Sun at Sundown)Dr. Obari Gomba (Pearls of the Mangrove)   Featured Spoken Word Poet/Album  (OddFelix) – Felix Ayuk: The 47th Year of the 21st Century)    
2:35pm – 4:00pm Panel Discussion
4:00pm – 5:00pm BREAK-BREAK-BREAK
5:00pm – 5:55pm Open Mic Session
6:00pm – 6:45pm AWARDS
6:45pm – 7:00pm Poetry in Motion – Nkanu Gabriel
7:00pm – 9pm Live session of poetry performances, Music, Dance, etc              
PIN POETRY GALLERY OPENS THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL.
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