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Third edition of Jozi Book Fair to be held on 6, 7 & 8 August 2011

Jozi Book Fair 2011 at Museum Africa (Newtown) promises to be a spectacular show as usual, with a wide range of activities, workshops and projects presented to the public. A unique meeting space for the three key partners – readers, writers and publishers – in the promotion of reading and writing in South-Africa, it aims to “strengthen small publishers, create a market for writers, and give an opportunity for readers to signal to authors and publishers the kinds of stories they are interested in." The French cultural network will be present at the JBF this year again – click here for the floor plan – to present its latest publication and promote French culture. See you there!

Books - Events & News

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    Dibuka - the francophone multimedia library of Johannesburg

    Dibuka is a multi-media library focussing on France and contemporary francophone culture, the result of a partnership between the French Embassy in South Africa, the French Institute of South Africa and the Alliance française of Johannesburg.The library offers to the general public almost 20 000… Read more
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    French writer Nicolas Fargues invited at the Franschhoek Literary Festival from 18 to 20 May

    Nicolas Fargues is the guest French writer of the Franschhoek literary festival this year from 19 to 20 May. He is then invited by the French embassy to make a tour in 3 universities to meet the students of French language & francophone literature, from 21 to 25 May: UCT, UKZN, WITS. Biography… Read more
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    Open Book Festival Cape Town | 6-10 Sept

    Open Book Festival at The Fugard Theatre is an annual literary festival, the first of which happened in 2011. The hubs will once again be the Fugard Theatre, The District 6 Museum Homecoming Centre and much-loved indie bookshop, The Book Lounge. The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS), the… Read more

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