Friday, August 29, 2014

Onyeka Nwelue To Set Europe Ablaze, It's 'The Burnt' Tour

Nigerian poet, novelist and filmmaker, Onyeka Nwelue will tour France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Portugal, Spain and Czech Republic. The Burnt Europe Tour has just been announced by his management team, DETM (Debbie Edwards Talent Management). The short tour commences in September and will last till October.

Onyeka was the recipient of the Prince Claus Fund Ticket Grant in 2013. The 26-year-old is currently a Visiting Lecturer of African Studies at the University of Hong Kong. While on tour, he will be promoting his debut audio poetry, Of Flowers and Sex Symphonies (La Cave Musik/Jungle Records 2014) and his poetry collection, Burnt (Hattus, 2014), which has been described by British-Hungarian poet, George Szirtes as 'breathless.' 

The enigma is currently in Mexico and attending the Festival of Poetry of Maracaibo in Venezuela.

Listen to They Say He's Crazy (Written by Onyeka Nwelue and voiced by Latoya Aduke)

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22nd September, 2014,
au Chat Noir 76 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud 75011, Paris.


13th October, 2014,
Cinnamon Wednesday, Cafe Bloc,
Reguliersdwarsstraat 23, Amsterdam


16th October, 2014
Passa Porta, Brussels


23rd October, 2014
FH Kufstein, Tyrol. 

(date to be announced)
Anos 60, 1100-595, Lisbon

(yet to be announced date)
Hipnotik Faktory
56 escalera. B-atico 4 08018, Barcelona

(yet to be announced date)
Safarikova 202/15, 120 00 Praha 2-Vinohrady

In response to the strong demand for Onyeka Nwelue and his new releases, "The Burnt Europe Tour" is brought to you by DETManagement and Hattus in collaboration with La Cave Musik [Paris]. 

You can host him in your city in Europe from September-October by contacting Debbie Edwards at or by simply visiting 

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