How do we stimulate curiosity and critical engagement within our country and world?

Fine Music Radio’s Creative Teen Talk explores ways to  nurture and encourage creativity and literacy in teenagers. The series is hosted by Herzlia High School headmaster and leading educator Marc Falconer and produced by FMR’s Vanessa Levenstein and Ewan Inglis.

  • 23 June: Introduction: FMR’s Station Manager Mark Jennings interviews Marc Falconer about the series.
  • 30 June: Episode One: Damon Galgut, winner of the 2022 Booker Prize.
  • 7 July: Episode Two: Mia Arderne, novelist, columnist and screenwriter.
  • 14 July: Episode Three: Nangamso Mtsatse, CEO of Funda Wande.
  • 21 July: Episode Four: François Du Toit, leading concert pianist and associate professor at UCT.
  • 28 July: Episode Five: Malcolm Purkey, an award-winning theatre director and playwright.
  • 4 August: Episode Six: Kate Shand, author and community arts counsellor.
  • 11 August: Episode Seven: Bernhard Gueller, The Cape Town Philharmonic’s principal guest conductor.

WIN R 1,000 in cash for you and R1,000 in cash for your school.

Simply answer this easy question:
Who is our  Creative Teen Talk guest on 30 June?

(Clue: He won the 2021 Booker Prize)

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The making of Creative Teen Talk at the FMR Studios