Open Book Festival http://openbookfestival.co.za/ 20-24 September 2012

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Open Book Festival http://openbookfestival.co.za/ 20-24 September 2012

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syyskuu 14, 2012, 8:40am

From their website:
Open Book Cape Town is an annual literary festival, the first of which is happened in 2011. Round two will take place from the 20 – 24 September at the Fugard Theatre and The Book Lounge.

When Mervyn Sloman and Ben Williams started talking creating a festival, they had in mind around 60 literary events over 5 days featuring about 15 top international as well as some of the best South Africans writing today. Due to the incredible support Open Book received, that quickly grew into a festival with over 100 events, featuring almost 100 authors.

There are three major elements to the Open Book vision.

(1) A truly international festival that attracts top writers and an audience from around the world.

(2) A fantastic showcase of the best of South African writing.

(3) Making a significant and sustainable contribution to our future by building a love of reading and books among the youth of Cape Town.