By James Murua
THE Hausa International Book and Arts Festival 2022 is set to return to Kaduna, Nigeria from December 2-4, 2022. The festival theme is ‘Being and Becoming.’
The Hausa International Book and Arts Festival was first run in Kaduna in October 2021. It was founded and curated by Sada Malumfashi to showcase the best of contemporary African literature, poetry, music, art, film, and theatre in Hausa to a target audience of thousands of youths across West Africa.
That edition had Rahma Sherif Abdul Majid, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Richard Ali, Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, BN Dzukogi, Halima Aliyu, Salim Yunusa, Prof Ibrahim Malumfashi, Aliyah Adamu, Halima Ahmad, Halima Ahmad Matazu, Fauziyyaa Tukur, Fatima Hussaini El-Ladan, Maryam Sokoto, Dr. Hamza Ibrahim Baba, and many more feature.
The team organising the festival has announced the dates and theme for the 2022 iteration of the literary shindig. It will run from December 2-4 with the theme, ‘Being and Becoming.’
We shall be sharing more information pertaining to the festival including guests, venues, and loads more as and when the information becomes available. For now, if you are in that part of the world, we recommend that you put the dates for the festival in your calendar. And save some money for all the books you will be buying.