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An exhibition by the publishing house Gyldendal of the author and illustrator Jakob Martin Strid’s world, together with other well-loved children’s books. There will be readings and activities throughout the festival.
We need your help to give new life to old books. In this workshop you can create book art by making figures from the pages, or compose poetry through rearranging words and phrases. We provide books and suggestions to get you started.
Hunters, kings and women of power become entangled in prophecy, mythology, shame, pride and insult in one of the most exciting birth-of-a-hero tales in the world – The Birth of Sundiata Keita, legendary founder of the great Malian Empire of West Africa. Internationally acclaimed storyteller Jan Blake and long-term collaborator, drummer John Predare, bring an epic performance to Aarhus. This inspiring tale reaches across the centuries, from its origins in medieval Africa to the conflicts in our own time when its telling is forbidden. Expect an exhilarating collision of wild song and heroic story...