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29 June 2006 No Comment

Urban Voices once again brings you an exciting Festival programme for 2006. Running from the 28th July until the 5th August 2006, the Festival celebrates its sixth anniversary with a range of concerts and free educational workshops. The Festival takes place in Jo’burg, Durban and Cape Town. Read on for more info…

International Poetry Festival: Media Partner Metro FM

Urban Voices – International Poetry Festival in 2006 features a star-studded line-up of internationally acclaimed poets from the USA – Saul Williams, Lemon, Suheir Hammad and Sekou Sundiata, as well as a diverse range of established and emerging home-grown poets including Afurakan, Maakomele Manaka, poet and actor Warona Seane, and several young poets from across Durban, Jo’burg and Cape Town.


Urban Voices International Poetry Festival
City Joburg Durban Cape Town
Venue Bassline, Newtown Bat Centre, Durban Baxter Theatre
Date Saturday 29th July Sun 30th July Thursday 3rd August
Time 8pm sharp 7pm sharp 8:15pm sharp

International Music

Afro/Latin Connection – Celebrating National Women’s Day Urban Voices celebrates National Women’s day with a special double bill featuring two great African performers: Busi Mhlongo from South Africa and Lura from the Cape Verde, West Africa. This Afro/Latin concert will offer you the finest rhythms and voices our Continent has to offer. Not to be missed!

One night only! Jo’burg only!

Venue: Bassline, Newtown Cultural Precinct Date: Saturday 5th August 2006 Time: 8.00pm

Poetry Workshop Info

All workshops are free of charge. The Workshop component of the Festival has become increasingly popular and gives artists and fans an opportunity to discuss their craft. To attend and be assured a place at the workshops, please email office@artsexchange.co.za, and specify which workshop in which city, as well as date and time to confirm a place.

Joburg – Friday 28th July at 3pm sharp! At Bassline, Newtown

Durban: Monday 31st July at 3pm Sharp! At the Bat Centre

Cape Town: Tuesday 1st August at 2.30pm Sharp! At Baxter Theatre, Rondebosch

Ticket Bookings: Computicket

011 340 8000 / 083 915 8000

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