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December 7th, 2018

History of theFuture

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About the event

Poets and audience connect and hold conversations as regards tropical and prevailing issues in the society and also institute a project for the period in time. The project for this period is ‘Pledge to hope’.

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History of The Future

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Event / conference schedule

Day 01 full schedule

December 7th, 2018 @ 10am - 11:59 pm

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Red Carpet

Trumpets and Poetry

This session lays emotive sounds of trumpets on hymns and chants for selected pieces of poetry.

Road to Damascus.

This session mimics the life of Paul in Biblical narrative on his unconscious road to redemption. Readings and performances will feature songs and poems on redemption. This explores arguments on individuals and nations on the way to redemption absentmindedly and also racks thoughts on how individuals and nations can be saved from the ruins of lost times.

Future reads (P.Y.O poetry slam)

This session has secondary school students performing and reading poems on designated topics.

Behind History

Readings and performances from the books of literary heroes and living legends - Chinua Achebe , Wole Soyinka , J.P Clarke etc

Love is a good Samaritan

This session is for readings and performances on healing and unity for our land.

Invictus

This session is for readings and performances on healing and unity for our land.

Rhymes of free verses

This session permits anyone in the audience to read any poem of their choice and then - artists, painters and explain their photography and paintings to the audience.

Lights. Camera .Poetry.

Poetry theatre. A play is done in poetic element on the history of the future - And readings or performances by invited artistes on the history of the future.

Ewi ( requiems and requitals)

Readings and performances in native dialect for the soul of our country and our lingering for true leadership.

Rain and the texture of joy (P.Y.O Poetry slam)

Performances and renditions on renewal and newness.

To Sambisa with tears and the BODMAS of grief

Conversations, performances and readings on the pains of those wandering and lost in Sambisa forest and for the murk and blood cobbled boots of valiant soldiers, committed unwillingly and hastily to mother earth.

History of the future

Conversations, performances and readings on the pains of those wandering and lost in Sambisa forest and for the murk and blood cobbled boots of valiant soldiers, committed unwillingly and hastily to mother earth.

Puns and pawns of Lagos

Readings and performances about the puns and pawns of the metropolitan city of Lagos.

How to prosper in Lagos

Poems on the possibilities and potentials and blessings of Lagos.

How to rise like dust

Poems on hope for individuals and the country at large.

Shadows of the evening

Poems on hope for individuals and the country at large.

Pengasm

Signing out with ‘I pledge to hope’.

Never hesitate to ask

Frequent asked questions

Q.What is Lagos PoetryThon all about ?

A.It is Poetry convention where poets and audience connect and hold conversations as regards tropical and prevailing issues in the society and also institute a project for the period in time. The project for this period is ‘Pledge to hope’.

Q.Can I attend all the sessions?

A.Yes. You can.

Q.How long is this poetrython?

A.It is over 12hours long.

Q.How do I get to the venue?

A.Call the number on the website or just use the google map

Q.Are there going to be performances in local dialect?

A.Yes

Q.Can I take part in the slam ?

A.Hmmmm, contact the organisers

Q.What is the history of the future ?

A.Depends on the angle of elevation or depression or socio-cultural and political moves of the country or eventual slope of individual mind. Just come and when you know, you know.

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