AKE ARTS & BOOK FESTIVAL

22-25 October 2020

Now in its 8th year, Ake Arts & Book Festival has brought over 700 artists, writers, poets, musicians, dancers, filmmakers, actors, filmmakers and thinkers together to dialogue and celebrate creativity on the African continent through panel discussions, art exhibitions, workshops, storytelling, book chats, poetry performances, a concert, stage play and unforgettable films.

Join us on for four days of cultural immersion!

AKE RECOMMENDS

Tales of the Accidental City - Maimouna Jallow

Tales of the Accidental City - Maimouna Jallow

Tales of the Accidental city is a 3-part audio drama that tells the story of four Nairobi residents stuck together in an anger management class.

ART for the People Podcast Special - AMA ATA AIDOO

ART for the People Podcast Special - AMA ATA AIDOO

On a visit to Lagos ten years ago, Ghanaian great Ama Ata Aidoo sat for an interview with Molara Wood, then Arts & Culture Editor of Next Newspaper.

Tayari Jones, Victor Ehikhamenor, Sara-Jayne Makwala-King, and Derek Owusu on BBC Radio 4

Tayari Jones, Victor Ehikhamenor, Sara-Jayne Makwala-King, and Derek Owusu on BBC Radio 4

For a preview of Ake Festival’s panel discussions, listen to Tayari Jones, Victor Ehikhamenor, Sara-Jayne Makwala-King..

AKE FESTIVAL BOOKS