Event 59 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 11am – 12pm • Venue: BRITISH COUNCIL COURTYARD
Moving the Goalposts is an initiative that empowers young girls through football. It’s founder, Sarah Forde talks to Kenyan Olympic athletes.
Event 60 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 11am – 12pm • Venue: STORYMOJA AMPHITHEATRE
The 2011 National Geographic Explorer of the Year, introduces her community project and shares with us extraordinary stories about Africa’s unique wildlife told by Maasai warriors, a Watha hunter gatherer, a victim of a buffalo attack, a white hunter, scientists, elders, traditional fishermen, honey hunters, Indian settlers, an entomologist….and many more.
Event 61 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 11am – 12pm • Venue: FORD HALL
Supported by the Netherlands Embassy
Event 63 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 1pm – 2pm • Venue: BRITISH COUNCIL COURTYARD
What’s your idea of a normal childhood? What kind of childhood makes a writer? These festival authors who grew up in mulit-racial backgrounds, juggle notions of adversity and security, loneliness and independence, fantasy and reality.
Supported by the British Council and Van Horn Consulting
Event 64 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 1pm – 2pm • Venue: LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUM
Kenya celebrates 50 years of independence in 2013. A conversation with Sunny Bindra around how our values as a nation have changed over since 1963.
Event 65 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 1pm – 2pm • Venue: STORYMOJA AMPHITHEATRE
Born in Pakistan, raised as a Muslim Calvinist in a Lahori household in Glasgow, later eloping with a Hindu Indian to Bombay, and then marrying a Welsh Poetry Entrepreneur, Imtiaz Dharker now lives between India, London and Wales. She has published five books of poetry: Purdah, Postcards from God, I Speak for the Devil, The Terrorist at my Table and Leaving Fingerprints. Nigerian writer Lola Shoneyin has published three collections: So all the Time I was Sitting on an Egg, Song of a Riverbird and For the Love of Flight.
Event 66 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 1pm – 2pm • Venue: FORD HALL
The two faces of Kenyan Writing: Tony Mochama (Princess Adhis and the Naija Coca Broda) and Bonnie Kim (The Power of Self Image)
Event 67 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 1pm – 2pm • Venue: DISCOVERY HALL
Two authors go head to head over which has more value for the Kenyan reader; Motivational books vs Fiction
Event 68 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 3pm – 4pm • Venue: BRITISH COUNCIL COURTYARD
To celebrate Hay Festival’s 25th anniversary we asked many of the writers and artists we have worked with over the years to pose 25 questions to Hay Festival audiences. John Kampfner chairs this session addressing three of these questions. Interactive, inquisitive and ground-breaking – have your say and post your replies at hayfestival.org/hay25.
Event 69 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 3pm – 4pm • Venue: LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUM
The book that took Kenya by storm; Miguna Miguna himself addresses the controversy behind his book.
Event 70 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 3pm – 4pm • Venue: STORYMOJA AMPHITHEATRE
Based on beliefs, taboos and cultures from our ancestry, a Kenyan musical show which fuses modern performance techniques with traditional East African styles.
Event 71 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 3pm – 4pm • Venue: FORD HALL
The film A Small Act tells the tale of Chris Mburu’s anonymous education sponsor and his success in finding her. Chris went on to graduate from Harvard and is now a Human Rights lawyer for the UN. In this session he discusses the current state of education in Kenya
Event 72 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 3pm – 4pm • Venue: DISCOVERY HALL
Sail the seas with illustrator Marit Tornqvist in this creative art sessions for the whole family. The Boats of the Future piece explores your relationship with water.
Sponsored by the Netherlands Embassy
MINORITIES WITHIN A MINORITY
Event 73 • Sunday 16 September 2012, 5pm – 6pm • Venue: DISCOVERY HALL
A conversation with the transgendered community in Kenya.
Supported by Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya