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Celebrate the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award 2011 at Poetry Africa

Sol PLaatjie European Union Poetry AnthologyJacana cordially invites you to the inaugural Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award ceremony, as part of this year’s Poetry Africa festival, on Thursday 20 October at 7.00 for 7.30 PM.

Meet the finalists and South Africa’s Poet Laureate, Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile, before the Award ceremony to celebrate the launch of the Sol Plaatje European Union Anthology 2011, a collection of the poems submitted for the competition.


Ba lebetse batlhoki – Kea Modimoeng (Setswana)
Has your Dad got a bird yet? – Beverly Holm-Rycroft (English)
MiracleDawn Garisch (English)
Verlore Beeltenis – Martha Pretoors (Afrikaans)

The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award is supported by the European Union

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, 20 October 2011
  • Cost: R30 (R15 for students and pensioners)
  • To book: Computicket

Pre-ceremony gathering

Award Ceremony

  • Time: 7.00 PM for 7.30 PM
  • Venue: Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre,
    Howard College Campus,
    Mazisi Kunene Rd, UKZN,
    Durban | Map

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