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Fringe Poetry Slam 2003 Wellington

Fringe Poetry Slam 2003 Wellington

Building on last year's very successful slam the 2nd Fringe Poetry Slam will be held

at the Bluenote, 191-195 Cuba St (Cnr of Vivian)

on Saturday the 22nd of February from 9 PM Only $5 door.

The Slam is open to all with registrations taken on the night

There will be Prizes for First, Second and Third with a mixture of Cash and Sponsors Product on offer $300 first prize

From Chicago in the mid-eighties to Wellington 2002. The Poetry Slam is gaining ground. While American in origin the Poetry Slam is now a world-wide event So what is a Poetry Slam? It consists of a succession of Poets reading/performing an original piece of 3 minutes or less, with audience as judge of the “Winner” as in Peoples Choice

They are high energy events with audience surprised at the power of Poetry when delivered in such a format. There is no formula as to what works Sad, Funny, Reflective, it is what resonates in the Audience that wins.

Poetry Slams show people that Poetry can be and is Contemporary, Relevant, Accessible, Humorous and Entertaining. By doing so they help break down the misconceptions and stereotypes about Poetry.

We All Create Poetry Poets Choose To Express It

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