The storytelling poet who lets you choose how the story goes.
Ivan Irakoze is a poet who performs through pieces in both English & French. His poetry comes from his own personal experiences, his environment, and music.
Ivan began performing in March 2014. He is the 58th Slam Africa King having won the competition in October 2015. He gave a TEDx Talk in April 2018 on the importance and benefits of artistic self-expression. He has also performed on many occasions. Some highlights include:
• The Goethe-Institut’s Cirque de l’Afrique concert
• The Alliance Française’s Showcase Wednesdays.
In August 2018, he released his first EP, ‘REAL’ - a project exploring the topics of love and relationships. In October 2019, Ivan released his live performance recording album, ‘Us’.
You can learn more about Ivan on through his social media handle @ivanirakoze.