Herr Nilsen presents Soulful Saturday with Soul Singer Monica Ifejilika. This sartuday May6, 2017 at KL22:00.
If a cozy evening with good soul, jazz and r n b music is your thing… you can get your tickets here
Join Zimbabwean writer Grace Mutandwa at the Norsk Litteratur Festival 2017 for an afternoon in conversations with one of Africa’s renowned writers Ngugi Wa Thiong’o at KL14:15 on Thursday June 1, 2017 at the Lillehammer Hotel. His journey through exile and how his decision to write in his mother tongue – Kikuyu has influenced and shaped his creativity.
Ngugi wa Thiong`o is one of Africa’s most celebrated authors, and is often discussed in connection with the Nobel Prize for literature. Thiong’o was first published in English, the language of the authorities, but then began writing in his mother tongue, Kikuyu, a decision that led to both imprisonment and corporal punishment. Since his debut in 1962, he has written more than 30 books in different genres and this spring he is making headlines in Norway with the Norwegian translation of The River Between (Elven som skiller).
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For more information visit www.litteraturfestival.no
What does it mean to be Somali today, and how is the new generation influencing the literature? During these Somali days at the House of Literature in Oslo, these questions will be discussed by invited writers and intellectuals.
To begin it’s 10th year anniversary celebrations, Litteratur Huset is dedicating its first weekend in May to new Somali Literature.
From May 5th – May 7th Somali literature, poetry and identity will be discussed amongst vibrant minds, young writers, artists and musicians living in different parts of the world with Somali roots.
They will be articulating amongst others the experience of straddling different cultures and the often complex and challenging relationship to the ‘motherland’. They will also be sharing on how they are working to create new standards for writing literature which carry on history and culture.
For information on the full program and guest speakers visit Litteraturhusets website here