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Alliouagana1 Festival of the Word: A Literary Festival for Montserrat

Celebrating Words Written, Spoken, Sung and Performed

2nd Alliouagana Festival of the Word:
November 12-14, 2010

We are currently developing the provisional programme for Montserrat’s Literary Festival, the Alliouagana Festival of the Word 2010, which has the theme “Discovering New Worlds through Words.” The event kicks off on Friday November 12 and ends on Sunday November 14, 2010. Preview of Festival Plans:

  • Discovering the World of Haiti: a dynamic presentation by Professor Carolyn Cooper
    A weekend of Drama including the production of Edgar White’s Count It All Joy. Part proceeds of this production will be donated towards Haiti Relief efforts.
  • Workshops with and presentations by award winning writers and illustrators of children’s books Frané Lessac and Mark Greenwood.
  • Storytime for the Kids with Best of Books.
    Rachel Manley who was missed last year, will be at this year’s festival.
  • Opal Palmer Adissa bringing a message to parents Being the Parent You Want to Be and reading from I Name Me Name (Peepal Tree Press, 2008), the prose piece "Children Must Be Seen & Heard."
  • Discover the world of suspense and intrigue with Eric Jerome Dickey.
  • Revisiting the Reading Rainbow Video My Little Island starring LeVar Burton.


Alliouagana Festival of the Word
c/o The University of the West Indies
Open Campus Montserrat
P.O.Box 256
Salem, Montserrat

Tel: 664 491 3924 / 2344 office Fax: 664 491 8924 ;