Kano, with its sizable population of 20 million,
serves as a fertile ground for new voices, talents, and innovations.
The presence of literary organizations like ANA,
APNETI, PIN, and others has cultivated a
flourishing literary scene, promoting literature
within Kano and beyond.
The inaugural Kano International Poetry Festival aims to unite poets, writers, and creatives globally for panel discussions, performances, and creative exchanges, fostering artistic freedom and
As the first of its kind in Kano and Northern
Nigeria, the festival celebrates culture, tradition, and creativity while amplifying youth and gender inclusion, thus reshaping narratives in the creative sphere.