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Lagos International Poetry Festival 2023 unveils programmes, opens for registration

  • October 11, 2023
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Lagos International Poetry Festival 2023 unveils programmes, opens for registration

By Editor

THE Lagos International Poetry Festival (LIPFest) has announced its highly-anticipated programmes for the 2023 edition, along with the commencement of registrations for intended participants. This year’s festival promises a captivating blend of performances, readings, workshops, panel discussions, and a one-million-naira winner takes all poetry slam. LIPFest 2023 will feature renowned headliners like Jericho Brown, Bassey Ikpi, alongside poets, writers, and artists from across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Gambia, Germany, the UK, and Slovenia.

The Efe Paul Azino-directed festival is scheduled to take place from October 26 through 29, 2023 at Alliance Française, Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos, this year’s LIPFest draws art and literary enthusiasts into its ‘Sanctuary’ theme, with a four-day series of events designed to hold space for stillness and renewal. Attendees can look forward to an array of thought-provoking sessions, including poetry readings, panel discussions, workshops, and lots more. Poets and writers expected at this year’s festival include Jericho Brown, Kola Tubosun, Bassey Ikpi, Dike Chukwumerije, Richard Ali and Amanda Iheme. Others are Adedayo Agarau, Kweku Abimbola, Wana Udobang and Deborah Johnson, among others.

Registration is now open for this extraordinary literary event, which promises to be a source of inspiration, creativity, and connection for art enthusiasts, poetry and literature aficionados alike. To secure your spot and explore the full program, visit Festival Website.

Festival Director, Mr. Efe Paul Azino

LIPFest 2023 is not just a festival; it’s a platform for the celebration of creativity, a connecting of cultures, and the exchange of ideas in an atmosphere of camaraderie and beauty. Join us in Lagos for an unforgettable literary experience! For more information about LIPFest 2023, contact: emelifeuc@lagospoetryfestival.com or festival website.

Lagos International Poetry Festival (LIPFest) is an annual celebration of poetry, literature, and culture. Since its inception, LIPFest has been committed to promoting poetry as a tool for social change and personal expression. The festival brings together poets, writers, artists, and literary enthusiasts from around the world, creating a vibrant and inclusive space for the exploration of the written and spoken word.

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