Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2019 and 2020)

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2 Events Found in South Africa

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Abantu Book Festival Abantu Book Festival
Eyethu Lifestyle Centre & Soweto Theatre, Soweto, South Africa

Dates: Thursday, December 5, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019

Website: Abantu Book Festival


Abantu Book Festival is an annual literary event held in Soweto, South African’s artistic heartland, featuring authors from South Africa, Africa, and the diaspora. Abantu is the Nguni word for people, which makes this the people’s festival. Our vision is simple—We see a Soweto with a vibrant culture of reading.

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Open Book Festival Open Book Festival
The Fugard Theatre, Cape Town, South Africa

Hosted by: Cape Town Literary Festival
Date: September 2020 – Dates to be Announced

Website: Open Book Festival

An annual literary festival, the first of which took place in 2011.

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