Sweden_South africa literary Exchange 2019
Group South African Tour

Swedish writers and performers Jenny Högström , Nino Mick and Sofia Gräsberg tour South Africa from the 3rd to the 10th of September 2019.

their visit to south Africa forms part of the ongoing literary exchange project, #SE_SA which sees literary practitioners from South Africa and Sweden tour each other's countries. Facilitated by Hear My Voice, the project is made possible by the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria through funds from The Swedish Institute and The Swedish Arts Council. Programming and strategic partners include Pick Me Up Poetry, Spoken Sessions and The South African Book Fair.

Tour Schedule


Tuesday 4th September 2019
19:00 - 22:00
Pick Me Up Poetry Session
Venue: The Countess, 27 Boxes, Melville
Details: Jenny and Nino Mick feature at this weekly Open Mic Series in Johannesburg
Entry: R50

Thursday 5th September 2019
19:00 - 20:00
First Thursdays at 012 Central: Spoken Sessions Stage
Venue: 012 Central Pretoria
Entry: FREE

Saturday 7th September
15:30 - 17:00
Keorapetse Kgositsile Poetry Cafe (The South African Book Fair)
Venue: Events Space - Constitution Hill
Details: Featured alongside Upile Chisala, Vangile Gantsho, Sabelo Soko, Lee Mokobe.
Entry: R40


Monday 9th September 2019
18:30 - 21:00
#SE_SA Reception at the Swedish Residence
Venue: Swedish Residence
Entry: By Invite Only