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World Poetry Canada International Peace Festival 2012 A Great Success!

By worldpoetry on June 17, 2012 - 9:19pm

World Poetry Canada International Peace Festival 2012 A Great Success!

World Poetry is excited to report a wonderful and inspiring festival with poetry exhibits, talented International and National poets, speakers and dancers. The World Poetry Youth Team with interim leader, Kimberly Tsan hosted an interactive panel which was praised by all. 275 gift poems were given out at the exhibitions and as gifts to the public. At the New Westminster Public Library on May 23rd, 46-53 people welcomed the poets with a lovely cake, book launches and readings.

The main event was at the Richmond Cultural Centre, May 25-26 with the three themes of Inspire, Achieve and Celebrate!

A World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award to Richard Doiron and the Empowerment Series Awards to the International poets visiting from Japan, India and other countries. Over 152 people attended during the two day festivities.

In addition, there were two Poetic Necklace Exhibits, one from May 4-28 at the University Of British Columbia Library, Vancouver, BC and one at the Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond, Canada, May 25-26th.

World Poetry Celebrates! 10th Gala!

By worldpoetry on February 1, 2011 - 8:34pm

World Poetry 10th Gala!
Vancouver Public Library,
February 14th, 6:30 pm.
350 West Georgia, St, Vancouver BC.
Hosts Ariadne Sawyer & Alejandro Mujica-Olea
WP Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Dr. Warren Stevenson
Musicians: Rene Hugo Sanchez, Jude Neale
Poets: Anita Aguirre Nieveras, Bong Ja Ahn
Interactive Poetry Display.
Tables: Pandora’s Collective, Project Cultural South, CAA.
Free, all welcome.
If you can't attend, please send a good will message!
They will be displayed or read at the Gala.
Come celebrate with us!

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