Monday, July 11, 2011

Play Reading Party 6 - Wole Soyinka at 77: Living Legend of Literature

On Wednesday 13th July 2011, Nigeria's only and one of Africa's Nobel Prize Winnera for Literature, dramatist, poet, novelist and social crusader, Professor Oluwole Soyinka will be 77.

In view of these, we have dedicated the July edition of Arojah Royal Theatre's monthly PLAY READING PARTY for the celebration of Kongi's 77th birthday.

The celebration, organised in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), Abuja Chapter will feature readings from Soyinka's plays and poems, theme talks, and a 'My Favourite Wole Soyinka Book.

A brief talk on Wole Soyinka: 'The Man, His Writings and the Society' will be delivered by a seasoned theatre practitioner.

Come, lets celebrate a Living Legend! For enquiries, participation or support for this event, call:             0803 453 0786 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            0803 453 0786      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      

Location: Korean Cultural Centre, 2nd Floor, Rivers House, Ralph Sodeinde Street, Central Business District (Opposite Ministry of Finance), Abuja, Nigeria

Contact Information:

For inquiries: call             0803 453 0786 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            0803 453 0786      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      



  1. How is Wole Soyinka Africa's only Nobel Prize winner? What about Nadine Gordimer?

  2. Or indeed J.M Coetzee? Now, if they were to say: Black Africa's only Nobel laureate...

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