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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 Proudly Welcome Zayra Yves to the Onternational Peace Festival, May 25-26th!

By worldpoetry on April 9, 2012 - 1:03pm

World Poetry is proud to welcome a new member and honoured participant in the World Poetry Peace Festival, May 25-26 ! Her art and poems will be featured in two displays, one at University of British Columbia, May 4 to May 25th and at the Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond, BC. May 25-26th. She will be an honoured guest and participant at the festival as well as receiving an award.

Zayra’s creative writing is published in numerous print journals, anthologies, on-line e-zines and magazines: The Zimbabwe Situation, Panhandler Quarterly, Voices for Africa, Eyes of the Poet, Kreativ, Reflections IIT Madras (India), Edge Life Magazine, Poetry Life & Times, Astropoetica, Alehouse Press, 34th Parallel, Feeling is First, Memoir (and), Aquillrelle and The Enchanting Verses International Journal.

She has appeared as a featured artist and/or guest speaker at: New Sun Celebration; CIIS California Institute of Integral Studies; on Ken Wilber’s Integral Naked (2006 & 2007);OneMindVillage; West Marin Community Radio; SW Radio Africa; North Western University Chicago; Zimvibes; Coolfire (UK); Women’s Radio Network; Perfectly Said; Mazungue Studio One; TWiN (UK); Genpo Roshi and Bill Harris’ Big
Heart/Big Mind seminiar in LA; UltraFeel TV; UniVerse of Poetry; BlogTalk Radio and the Awareness Network.

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