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Knysna Literary Festival 2016

Knysna is a favourite tourist destination along the popular Garden Route and is home to the annually held Knysna Literary Festival. This four-day event is a celebration of South Africa's rich literary heritage and hosts a handpicked selection of South African authors and globally-renowned novelists. The seventh edition of this event takes place from the 17 - 20 March 2016.

Each year, a range of small workshops and larger presentations are held by acclaimed authors to discuss and debate over various literature genres. The 2016 festival delves into current affairs, politics, history, and adventure. If you like to combine words and cuisine, the 'Delicious Word Journey' is a highly anticipated and incredibly exclusive event. Those who are lucky enough to receive an invite will be enjoying a four-course dinner while mingling with a selected group of literary geniuses!

Highlights to look forward to this year an award-winning production by the Quawe Children's Theatre. This performance will bring to life a Xhosa traditional tale. Explore the dangers of social media, with a seminar on the associated legal risks on the digital age that we live in.

The Festival has grown in stature over the past few years and is now regarded as a major attraction on the Garden Route's social calendar. Now in its seventh year running, the Knysna Literary Festival is the brainchild of Ling Dobson, an associate at Pam Golding Properties who wanted to give back to the community of Knysna.

The aim of the festival is to inspire youth and foster a love affair with the written word. Furthermore, it creates awareness over South African literary greats as well as providing a platform for authors to interact directly with their readers.

Tickets are available from Pam Golding Properties, 5 Gray Street.

Knysna Literary Festival 2016

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Event Details

Type: Art & Cultural
Start: 17 Mar 2016 00:00
End: 20 Mar 2016 23:59
Address:
Conrad Pezula Hotel Resort
Knysna
South Africa
Tickets:
Exploring Social Media Risk :
R 100
Poetry Workshop with Finuala Dowling :
R 100
Nik Rabinowitz Live:
R 150
Races to the Poles:
R 100
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