Montserrat celebrates Alliouagana Festival of the Word

Montserrat celebrates Alliouagana Festival of the Word

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Montserrat: Alliouagana Festival of the Word (AFW) is live and will be celebrated till November 19, 2022. The event has been sponsored by Montserrat Arts Council (MAC), British West Indies Montserrat and Golden Media. The schedule of the event has been Montserrat’s premiere literary event – AWF Litfest.

The schedule of the event is as follows:

Day One – Thursday, November 17, 2022

Session I
10:00 am – Welcome Greeting by Nerissa Golden
10:05 am – Why I Love Reading by Eden Wilson of Lemonerdy.com
10:10 am – Book Parade from Little Bay
11:00 am – Meet the Authors – Christal Clashing O’Reilly
11:30 am – Meet the Authors – Sade Walker

Session II
6:00 pm – Meet the Authors – lan Gerald
6:30 pm – Meet the Authors – Deanne Whiskey-John
7:00 pm – Movie Night at Montserrat Cultural Centre – Yemoja’s Anansi
7:15 pm – Good Night Montserrat

Day Two – Friday, November 18, 2022

Session III
10:00 am – Meet the Authors – Roydenn Silcott
10:30 am – Meet the Authors – Vanessa Farrell
11:00 am – School Visits with Coryn A. Clarke

Session IV
5:00 pm – Meet the Authors – Dr. Howard Fergus
5:30 pm – Meet the Authors – Celia Sorhaindo
6:00 pm – Alphonsus “Arrow” Cassell Memorial Lecture

Day Three – Saturday, November 19, 2022

Session V
10:00 am – Book Launch at MCC- Dr Howard Fergus, lan Gerald, Deanne Whiskey-John
11:00 pm – MVO Prize Giving
11:30 pm – Department of Environment Prize Giving
12:00 pm – Book Launch at MCC – Coryn A. Clarke & Roydenn Silcott
1:00 pm – Children’s Fun Day with bouncy castle, face painting, treasure hunts, Book Swap and more.

Session VI
8:00 pm – Play on Words – After LitFest Lime at Chit Chat Outback