“A letter from the Stolen City” by Sjaan Flikweert

Dear Saro, While I sit and write this letter to you, you are at school learning how to read and write. I am on the other side of the world. If you would walk down south for a very very very long time, you will find me.I miss you dearly. Infact, I often wonder why I needed to go on a trip or journey, and in those times while I […]

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Successful #cocreatePOETICA festival concluded in Cape Town

Cape Town– From 6 to 10 September 2017 the Cape Town Open Book Festival took place. Part of this festival is #cocreatePOETICA, an initiative of the Dutch Consulate General in Cape Town, where South African and Dutch spoken word artists explore the shared past and cultural similarities between the Netherlands and South Africa. The second edition of the project tries through spoken word and rap to engage young people to […]

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