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Richard Doiron

WorldPoetry Proudly Presents Award Winner Richard Doiron from Canada!

By worldpoetry on August 17, 2012 - 10:43pm

Richard Doiron

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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 Canada International Peace Festival International and National Guests! May 25-26th 2012!

By worldpoetry on April 27, 2012 - 12:18am

World Poetry is proud to present the International and National Guests for the World Poetry Peace Festival! Be sure to hear them May 25-26 at the Richmond Cultural Centre, 100, 7000 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC. Poems and artwork at the two WP Peace Necklace Displays at UBC, May 4-25th. Free events. Hear and meet selected international and national poets at World Poetry New Westminster , 6: 30 pm, May 23 at the New Westminster Public Library. 716-6th Ave (Auditorium Room) New Westminster, BC, Canada.

Celebrate Peace! Meet and Network with the International Poets at the Celebration Gala, May 26, 6pm-11pm. Buy a celebration ticket,$35 per person and two for $60 which includes a gourmet dinner , share poetry and celebrate Peace at the The Executive Airport Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre 7311 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC www.excutivehotels.net is across from the Quality Hotel where most of the International visitors will be staying. Hours 6 pm-11 pm. Celebration including dinner will be $35.00 or two tickets for $60.00! Get your ticket now at the shopping cart! For more information, contact ariadnes@uniserve.com

If you want to buy tickets or sponsor a poet with a ticket, we will send you as a thank you, a World Poetry Certificate or a World Poetry Membership good for a year!

List of International and national guests coming:

World Poetry Canada International Peace Festival International and National Guests! May 25-26th 2012!

By worldpoetry on April 27, 2012 - 12:18am

World Poetry is proud to present the International and National Guests for the World Poetry Peace Festival! Be sure to hear them May 25-26 at the Richmond Cultural Centre, 100, 7000 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC. Poems and artwork at the two WP Peace Necklace Displays at UBC, May 4-25th. Free events. Hear and meet selected international and national poets at World Poetry New Westminster , 6: 30 pm, May 23 at the New Westminster Public Library. 716-6th Ave (Auditorium Room) New Westminster, BC, Canada.

Celebrate Peace! Meet and Network with the International Poets at the Celebration Gala, May 26, 6pm-11pm. Buy a celebration ticket,$35 per person and two for $60 which includes a gourmet dinner , share poetry and celebrate Peace at the The Executive Airport Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre 7311 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC www.excutivehotels.net is across from the Quality Hotel where most of the International visitors will be staying. Hours 6 pm-11 pm. Celebration including dinner will be $35.00 or two tickets for $60.00! Get your ticket now at the shopping cart! For more information, contact ariadnes@uniserve.com

If you want to buy tickets or sponsor a poet with a ticket, we will send you as a thank you, a World Poetry Certificate or a World Poetry Membership good for a year!

List of International and national guests coming:

World Poetry Canada & International Peace Festival Participants.

By worldpoetry on February 29, 2012 - 6:41pm

World Poetry National and International Participants, (visa permiting) for the World Poetry Canada& International Peace Festival, May 25-26, 2012. Send your peace poem for the World Poetry Peace E-Book which will be free on site in our new e-book section. Register to celebrate peace with us!

Here is the list of participants planning to attend the World Poetry Canada & International Festival, Inspire, Achieve, Celebrate, One Step Closer to Peace… at the Richmond Cultural Centre, May 25, 26 2012. There will also be other WP venues during the month of May.

Richard Doiron, World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2012, poet/author. Journalism graduate from New Brunswick, He has been published 47 years, 42 of those as a poet. Estimated 1000 poems published to date. Twice nominated for the Governor-General’s Award. Work read at the United Nations University for Peace (2000). Twice published alongside the likes of the Dalai Lama, by invitation. Author of 17 books in total, including two novels and two biographical works. He will be receiving his award on May 25at the World Poetry Canada& International Festival.

Dr. Ray Hsu on The World Poetry Cafe Radio Show! Tune in to hear him tell about eating his book!

By worldpoetry on June 26, 2011 - 12:27am

World Poetry Cafe Radio Show, June 21st!

Radio Hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Alejandro Mujica-Olea welcomed Dr. Ray Hsu, BC Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC to the World Poetry Cafe Radio Show. Ray featured a powerful confession performance piece about the recent Vancouver riots. To see Ray eating his book, with a dash of soy sauce, go to http://thewayofray.com/

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Click here to listen to this amazing show!

The program was dedicated to the memory of Vera Manuel, World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award winner in a celebration of National Aboriginal Day, June 21st.

Ariadne’s opening poem Deciphering The Stones was written by Richard Doiron for the First National Aboriginal Day in Moncton New Brunswick, Canada.

Alejandro’s opening poem The Tattooed Man (Pearls From the Soul of a Political Prisoner, World Poetry Publishing is about a Chilean First Nations man who had been tortured and dumped in Alejandro’s cell during the Pinochet takeover.

The first place poem Capsules for the Women Inspirational Poetry Contest( Oneale http://www.facebook.com/about/login/#!/home.php?sk=group_165246453497486&ap=1) by Hadassah Broscova was also read.

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