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Hausa International Book and Arts Festival

Kano, Nigeria

16 Dec 2022

An experience of of the Hausa International Book and Arts Festival (HIBAF) in the context of the Legacy of Traditions Festival: Kano, through poetry performances, documentary screenings and conversations about the rich culture in Kano and Nigeria’s rich cultural journey.

Featuring Poetry, art, and film that explore conversations in relation to the rich culture of Kano as a historic city and empire, an ancient trading route with a legacy of trade, industry and vibrant culture. Virtual Reality (VR) showcase of the Kofar Mata Dye pit in Kano Poetry Slam Competition in English and Hausa on the theme of ‘Legacy of Traditions: Kano’ Photography and Art Exhibition Walk In Photography and Writing Exhibition:

Archiving Hausa Women Writing o Documentary Screening:

(i) On The Footsteps of the Hausa People

(ii) Hawsawi

iii) Gambo Sawaba

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