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Books and all forms of writing have always been terror to those who seek to suppress the truth.

Wole Soyinka, Nobel Prize in Literature 1986

10.03.2012 | 16:30 | Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi, Pordenone

Inauguration

DEDICA TO WOLE SOYINKA

Conversation with Wole Soyinka curated by Luciano Minerva
with the participation of Tara June Winch

 

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11.03.2012 | 11:00 | PArCo Spazi espositivi, Pordenone

Exhibitions

WOLE SOYINKA AND THE REST OF US

Inauguration of Akintunde Akinleye photography exhibition
presentation by Angelo Bertani
with the participation of Akintunde Akinleye and Wole Soyinka
curated and set up by Gianni and Silvia Pignat

12.03.2012 | 11:00 | Town Hall, Pordenone

The city seal

PRESENTATION OF THE CITY SEAL TO WOLE SOYINKA

During an official ceremony, the Mayor of Pordenone, Claudio Pedrotti, presents the City Seal to Wole Soyinka.

12.03.2012 | 20:45 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Theatre

ONE NIGHT IN THE SPIRITS' WOOD

A journey across writing, oral tradition and personal memories of Africa
conference-show by Marco Baliani
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

 

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13.03.2012 | 18:00 | Civic Library, Conference Hall “Teresina Degan”, Pordenone

Conversations

AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE

Akintunde Akinleye and Humanistic Photojournalism
Conversation with Akintunde Akinleye and Angelo Bertani

14.03.2012 | 20:45 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Theatre

EARTH IS ALL PEOPLE

Recital of poems by Wole Soyinka
curated by Maddalena Crippa
with Maddalena Crippa and Massimiliano Gagliardi
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

18.03.2012 | 11:00 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Theatre

GOLD AND THE SNAIL

Folk stories from Nigeria for children and grown-ups
told by Chiara Carminati and Gianluca Magnani
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

 

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19.03.2012 | 20:45 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Theatre

BUT MAN IS ALIVE

Staged reading of pages by Wole Soyinka
curated by Luciano Minerva and Silvano Piccardi
with Silvano Piccardi, Elisabetta Vergani, Mario Arcari
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

20.03.2012 | 20:45 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Conversations

THE FUTURE OF AFRICA

Conversation with Maria Cristina Ercolessi, Jean-Léonard Touadi,
Pietro Veronese
and Akintunde Akinleye’s participation

 

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24.03.2012 | 20:45 | Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi, Pordenone

Music

ROKIA TRAORÉ IN CONCERT

Roots, The Voice of Africa
Rokia Traoré, guitar and voice
Mamah Diabaté, n’goni
Mamadyba Camara, kora
Habib Sangaré, bolon
Marie Virginie Dembélé, Fatim Kouyaté, Bintou Soumbounou,
Kadiatou Sangaré, chorus

Dedica for School

DEDICA FOR SCHOOL

Dedica Festival, with the support of the Province and of Pordenone Municipality, as well as of  Coop Consumatori Nord Est, once again particularly focuses on young generations with three specific programmes dedicated to students of Secondary schools (Second degree), to grant them the opportunity of getting to know the great voices of the international literary scene.

22.03.2012 | 16:00 | Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi, Spazio 2, Pordenone

Theatre

TOURISTS AND BOY-SOLDIERS

Mise en espace from the homonymous theatre text by Wole Soyinka
with the academy students of the Civica Accademia d’Arte
Drammatica “Nico Pepe”
directed by Claudio De Maglio
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

 

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