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Birago Day Poetry

10/12/2022

18:00

Birago Day Poetry

Join us at Fusion Arts on Saturday 10th December between 6-9pm for an evening of talk, poetry and music, celebrating the inaugural Birago Day: African and Caribbean Folklore Day.

Join us at Fusion Arts on Saturday 10th December between 6-9pm for an evening of talk, poetry and music, celebrating the inaugural Birago Day: African and Caribbean Folklore Day.

Speakers & performers include Junie James (Director of ACKHI), AJ, Shakaman, Garvin Dan and Natty Mark Samuels.

🗓️ Sat 10th Dec, 6 - 9pm
📍 Fusion Arts, Gloucester Green, Oxford, OX1 2BU
🌟 FREE to attend!

In 2009, Natty Mark Samuels set up African School, offering African Studies to the general public. He has taught in schools, community projects, youth clubs, colleges, museums, carnivals, universities and botanical gardens. African School has a specialism in African and Caribbean Folklore. His writings on this subject matter include NUNU, an online African folklore project; The Birago Diop Trilogy and The Papine Tales.

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Supporters of Fusion Arts

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