Saturday, July 10, 2010

The Zimbabwe International Book Fair Indaba draft program for 2010

The Zimbabwe International Book Fair Indaba draft program for 2010 (below). As usual, the INDABA will run along the major Book Fair from Monday 26 July to Saturday 31 July. The ZIBFA Indaba is an annual Conference which is the major forum for debating critical issues to the book industry in Africa. It is also a unique national platform for networking and collaboration among stakeholders.)

DATES: 26 JULY DAY ONE

VENUE: CROWN PLAZA

THEME: Promoting Cross Cultural Dialogue

08:00 - 08:30 Arrival & Registration
ZIBFA Secretariat

Chairperson: Greenfield Chilongo

08:15 -09:00 Welcoming Remarks and Official Opening: ZIBFA Chairperson

Chair: Ruby Magosvongwe

09:00 - 09:45 Key note paper on the THEME: Promoting Cross Cultural Dialogue.

Speaker: Mrs Angeline S. Kamba

First Session: Constitutional Rights and Culture

Chair: Pathisa Nyathi

09:45 - 10:05 Justice Rita Makarau (JA)

10:05 - 10:25 Emmanuel Magade

10:25 - 10:45 Discussion

10:45 ? 11:15 TEA BREAK

Chairperson: Ruby Magosvongwe

11:15 - 12:00 OPENING CEREMONY
Culture Fund representative
Minister of Education, Arts, Sport and Culture
British Council
Norwegian embassy

Second Session: School Syllabi, Technology and Culture

Chair: Prof Rosemary Moyana

12:00 - 12:20 Pharaoh Joseph Mavhunga

12:20 - 12:40 Ellen Machingaidze

12:40 - 13:00 Dr. Xavier Carelse

13:00 -13:15 Discussion

13:15 ? 14:15 LUNCH BREAK

Third Session: Publishing and Marketing

Chair: Murray McCartney

14:15 - 14:35 Ndai Nyamakura

14:35 - 14:55 Jane Katjavivi / Akossi Afori Mensah

14:55 - 15:10 Discussion

15:10 - 15:25 TEA BREAK

Fourth: Session: Intellectual Property & Copyright

Chair: Greenfield Chilongo

15:25 - 16:45 Witness Zhangazha

16:45 - 16:05 Sara Moyo

16:05 - 16:30 Discussion

16:30 Closing Remarks
Cletus Ngwaru

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27 July 2010 DAY TWO

08:30 ? 08:45 Registration
ZIBFA Secretariat

08:45 - 08:50 Welcoming remarks
Prof Z.Gambahaya

Fifth Session: Globalisation, Media and Culture

Chairperson: William Chikoto

08:50 - 09:10 Prof. Helge Ronning

09:10 - 09:30 Dr. Dumisani Moyo

09:30 - 09:50 Dr. Rino Zhuwarara

09:45 - 10:00 Discussion

10:00 - 10:20 TEA BREAK

Chairperson: Jerry Zondo

Sixth Session: Language, Literature and Cross Cultural Dialogue

10:20 - 10:35 Prof. Herbert Chimhundu

10:35 - 10:55 Dr. Ali Mathonsi

10:55 - 11:10 Dr Itai Muhwati

11:20 - 11:40 Dr. Reuben Chirambo

11:40 - 12:00 Discussion

Seventh Session: Medicine and Culture

12:00 - 12:20 Dr. Duri

12:20 - 12:40 Dr. Chirenje

12:40 - 12:55 Discussion

12:55 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK

Eight Session: MDGs Religion and Culture

Chairperson: Nondo Simon

14:00 - 14:20 Dr. Charles Mugaviri

14:20 - 14:40 Mr. Fred Gweme

14:40 - 15:00 Prof. Ezra Chitando

15:00 - 15:20 Prof. Maurice Vambe

15:20 - 15:45 Discussion

15:45 - 16:00 TEA BREAK

Ninth: Session: Indaba sum up : Rapporteur

16:00 - 16:30 Musaemura Zimunya

16:30 Closing Remarks
Ruby Magosvongwe

18:00 - 20:00 Book Merit Awards managed by the Zimbabwe Book
Publishers Association (ZBPA)

Wednesday 28 July 2010

YOUNG PERSONS INDABA

Venue: Crown Plaza

Chairperson: Stephen Chifunyise

09: 00 - 09:10 Opening remarks: ZIBFA Chair person Cletus Ngwaru

09:10 - 09:45 Keynote Speakers: Shimmer Chinodya and/ Barbara Nkala

09:45 - 10:00 Discussion by Panel

10:00 - 10:30 TEA BREAK

10:30 - 11:45 Break Away Groups

Theatre: E. Vutuza
Short stories:
Novel: Ignatius Mabasa
Script and Film: Tsitsi Dangarembga
Performance Poetry: Albert Nyathi / Chirikure Chirikure
Writing Poetry:
Indigenous literature: Elvas Mari

11:45 - 13:00 Report back and Plenary Discussions


13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH BREAK

14:00 - 16:30 Theatre in the Park: to stage of the two plays by Stephen Chifunyise -
Heal the wounds and / Waiting for a new Constitution?


16:30 Closing remarks & END

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