Word, Sound, Power at Utopia

Africa Utopia Festival

A unique collaborative event, featuring poets and artists Inua Ellams, Lemn Sissay, Pauline Black, Bewketu Seyoum TJ Dema, Pedro Perez and Agnes Agboton, reading their words to the musical accompaniment of Baaba Mal. Join us to experience a dynamic interaction between word and sound, and witness the creative power of these celebrated artists performing side by side.

Africa Utopia is Southbank Centre’s month-long festival of music, theatre, film, literature, dance, fashion, talks and debates programmed in collaboration with renowned Senegalese singer and human-rights campaigner Baaba Maal.

For more information on Africa Utopia, click here.

For more check Southbank’s Africa Utopia festival website.

Suggested hashtag for this event: #AfricaUtopia

Event Time & Date: 31/08/2016 – 04/09/2016

Venue details : Southbank Centre | Belvedere Road | London SE1 8XX

Organiser: Southbank Centre | customer@southbankcentre.co.uk | 020 7960 4200

Event website: Africa Utopia

Event cost: FREE and open to all, but the some events are ticketed. Check Africa Utopia for more.

About Africa Utopia

In 2012 Southbank Centre launched Africa Utopia, a festival dedicated to bringing art and ideas from Africa and the African diaspora to audiences in the UK. We ask what the West can learn from this rapidly changing continent.


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