Paza Sauti will be holding the first annual Dar Youth Poetry Festival Nov. 17th – Nov. 18th. To open our festival, we will be showcasing poetry from the finest East African poets, featuring New Orleans slam poet Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa.
LOCATION: CDEA Eco Sanaa Terrace
TIME: 6PM – 9PM
TICKET: Adult – Tsh 5,000
Kids (under 18) – Free
About Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa:
FreeQuency is a Kenyan, Immigrant Womyn speaker and performer. Ranked 3rd at the 2015 Individual World Poetry Slam, FreeQuency is an internationally touring author, host, youth-worker, social-justice lecturer, teaching artist and workshop leader who has spent her life at the intersection of arts, education and activism. An award-winning and internationally touring poet/speaker, she and/or her work in Reproductive Justice,#BlackLivesMatter organizing, advocacy and poetry have been featured on Upworthy, OkayAfrica, TEDx, the New York Times, For Harriet, Teen Vogue, Huffington Post, Everyday Feminism, & other outlets.