Ibadan Hosts ‘Feast of Words’ 2016
The Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) forum is set to host its annual WRR Literary Festival ‘FEAST OF WORDS’ themed ‘WORDS IN A SEASON OF CHANGE’. The event will hold on the 3rd of December 2016 in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
According to a statement from the organizer, Words Rhymes and Rhythm,the book & literary festival will be holding in Ibadan for the second consecutive year,
The forum will host writers, performers, thinkers, artists, book lovers and lovers of literature from all over the country at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan .
According to the official press statement for the release: “Poet, linguist and lecturer, Emmanuel Inedu will be presenting a paper exploring the place of writers in the currently prevailing political atmosphere. Inedu is the author of COCKCROW AT NOON. He will be joined in the discussion by Sickle Cell awareness campaigner, Awodiya Funke, who will also be reading from her book THE FARMER’S DAUGHTER, and Goodness Olanrewaju Ayoola, teacher and author of the acclaimed collection of poems, MEDITATIONS.
“The festival will also feature stimulating discussions, awards, book unveilings, readings, musical performances, a play by the University of Ibadan Theatre Arts Students, as well as an African Night of words, music, and palm wine.”