Tuesday, November 10, 2009

THE 11TH LAGOS BOOK AND ART FESTIVAL: Full Programmes

THE 11TH LAGOS BOOK AND ART FESTIVAL

THEME:
Reading The Nation Of Poverty

Date: November 13-15, 2009

Venue: National Theatre, Lagos

Time: 9am - 6pm daily

FEATURING: • Panel Discussions • Dialogues • Conversations

PARTICIPANTS:
VISUAL, LITERARY
& PERFORMING ARTISTES,
ART ENTREPRENEURS,
CULTURE PRODUCERS

DAY 1

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009

9am: The Green Festival Opens Featuring CATE and the Children workshops

11am: Opening of Festival Exhibitions: CLOSURES and DISCLOSURES

12noon: Mentoring The Young:
Theme: The Book In My Life - Mentoring Kids By Funmi Iyanda

2PM: BOOKWORMS:
What's In The Book? Three Student Finalists from Our Teenage Book

Review Sessions (Book Trek) Discuss School Texts:
• J.C. DeGraft's Sons and Daughters
• Chimamanda Adichie's Purple Hibiscus
• Eghosa Imasuen's To St Patrick

Guest Writer: Eghosa Imasuen
Prize award to The Most Literate Student Of The Book Trek

4PM: COLLOQUIUM: Theme: Can A Book Make You Rich?.

Reviews, readings and discussions of:
• Wale Adeduro's Billionnaires Go To School,
• Tom Friedman's The World Is Flat
• Ogbo Awoke Ogbo's Financial Freedom For The Youth
*Richard Branson's Business Stripped Bare.

Proposed discussants:
Wale Adeduro, Bayo Akinpelu (ex Director, Chevron), Ogbo Awoke Ogbo, Edna Agusto (M.D. Manna Books).
Moderated By: Deji Toye

6PM: REVIEWS: Folk Tales, Moonlight Stories and Contemporary Literature:
Do Today's writers still get inspirations from Grandma's storytelling?
Reviews and Discussions of:
• Nnedi Okoroafor Mbachu's Zarah The Windseeker,
• K. Sello Duker's The Hidden Star
• Ahmadou Korouma's Allah Is Not Obliged
Proposed discussants: Tade Ipadeola, Chike Ofili, Kola Fabiyi, Sewedo Nupowaku,

Moderator: Lanre Idowu

DAY 2

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2009

11AM: CONVERSATION: LAGOS IN THE IMAGINATION (3)
Conversation around:
• Isi Joy Bewaji's Eko Dialogue,
• Teju Cole's One Day Is For The Thief,
• Odia Ofeimun's Lagos Of The Poets
• Sefi Ata's Swallow
Proposed discussants: Ore Somolu, Tolu Ogunlesi, Claire Odia,
Odia Ofeimun

2PM-4PM: PUBLISHERS’ ROUNDUP:
Why I Publish What I Publish
10 Publishers present 10 authors who discuss their books
BOOK PRESENTATIONS by new and old Writers

5PM: FESTIVAL PARTY
Celebrating
* Segun Sofowote @ 70
* Frank Okonta @ 70
* Sammy Olagbaju @ 70
*Mahmoud Ali Balogun @ 50
* Nobert Young @ 50
*Afolabi Adesanya @ 50
* Segun Ojewuyi @ 50
*George Uffot @ 50
*Edmund Enaibe @ 50
* Kunle Adeyemi @ 50

Music By:
Fatai Rolling Dollar


DAY 3:
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009

11am: Youth Conference: Creativity and Empowerment
Featuring a panel of young Creative Artistes, and Art Managers, Art Entrepreneurs
Convened by: Positive Development Foundation, PDF & Youth Bank

1pm: ART STAMPEDE
PIRACY AND THE SUPPLY SIDE:
How savvy marketing can snuff out bootlegged art:
• Featuring a panel of Culture and Art Producers, managers and entrepreneurs