Inaugural Poetry Festival starts next month

Raletsatsi says 15 Finalists selected from the annual President's Day Competitions will battle it out at the Poetry Festival
Raletsatsi says 15 Finalists selected from the annual President's Day Competitions will battle it out at the Poetry Festival

After securing a sponsorship worth P769, 186 from BTC Foundation, The Black African Poets Organisation will host the first ever BTC Poetry Festival at Thapong Visual Arts Centre on September 20.

Fifteen finalists selected from the annual President’s Day Competitions (PDC) will battle it out at the Poetry festival. The winner will walk away with a recording deal.

During a media briefing this week, the chairperson of The Black African Poets Organisation, Lebalerona Dumelang explained that for the poetry industry that hardly ever gets funding, their contract with BTC will last for two years.

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