of Speech. Freedom does not entail that you do as you will, nor is it freedom
if the consequence of exercising your freedom casts you into chains. Therein
we should be allowed to speak freely, but responsibly; in adherence to human
“The Conversation Room” is a monthly contest run by the Harare
International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) and we’re searching for up-and-coming spoken word artists (18-35 years old) from Malawi,
Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Artists are invited to submit spoken word content in video form
either as direct spoken word delivery, rap, slam and hip-hop whilst addressing any of the following themes:
GBV, Gender Equality and
Freedom of Expression.
The TOP THREE monthly winners will be
selected using an online public