BHM Boekenbeurs

Date: 12- 13/03/22

Time: 12:00

Location: Antwerp

Description : As part of the fifth edition of Black History Month (BHM) Belgium, this year we will organize a bookfair in Antwerp (11-13 March 2022) focusing on black literature and oral traditions.

Organization/Artist: BHM

Program: FAMEUS - Zirkstraat 36, 2000 Antwerpen

Friday 11 March, 2022

13:00u – Opening of the Book Fair (tickets available here) featuring:

KifKif, Black Archives, Pepites Blues, EPO, Uitgeverij Wilde Haren, Cargo Confetti, Little Africans/Ayo Ed., De Groene Waterman (featuring titles by Uitgeverij Prometheus, Querido, Geus, Uitgeverij Pluim) and Abantu Audio Booth

17:30u – Welcome by the Bookfair Team

18:00u – Panel : Traditions of Black storytelling (with Kopano Tiyana Maroga, Words of

Colour, Mitchell Esajas, Yves Kibi Puati Nelen and moderated by Aminata Demba)

19:30u – Spoken Word and musical performance by Calya J and Mind of Tumba

20:30u – 23u Reception with music by DJ SAHЯA

Saturday 12 March, 2022

12:00u – Opening of the Book Fair Opening with music DJ SAHЯA (tickets available here)

13:00u – Workshop: How to make your own podcast (with Jade Yorks and Menji Talks)

14:00u – Limba Reads Book club reviews ‘Beter nooit dan laat’ by Chika Unigwe (with Will-

\ Limba Moleka). Het gesprek verloopt in het nederlands.

15:00u – Workshop: How to get your book published – Q&A with publishers and self-

published authors (with Ebissé Wakjira-Rouw, Othi Berry, Carmel Mbenga – moderated by Jason-Louise Graham)

16:00u – Mixed Remedies Book club reviews “The lies that bind” by Kwame Anthony

Appiah (with Ehi Okungbowa). Conversation will be in English

17:00u – Close of Day 2

Sunday 13 March, 2022

10:00u – Opening of the Book Fair with music DJ SAHЯA (tickets available here)

10:30u – 11:30 - Childrens’ Hour reading and artistic reflection (led by Cargo Confetti and

\ Anne-Sophie Opara)

13:00u – Book Reading for young adults

15:00u – Poetry Reading thema “Assembly” (with Esohe Weyden, Sefora Sam (Sesa), Seckou Ouologuem, Avery Bertrand Iradukunda (Bai), moderated by Yves Kibi Puati Nelen)

16u – Close of Day 3