Lover+Another Poetry Challenge

Are you between the ages of 17-30, Live in and around Grahamstown, A writer and performer, Got your travel bag Ready, Keen for Mega prizes? Then you should grap this opportunity. You stand to WIN cash prizes, a TRIP to Joburg to compete nationally and more importantly a chance for YOU to represent RHODES and GRAHAMSTOWN and the Eastern Cape and put US on the SA MAP 4sure !

If you are up for the challenge shout out to Ms LLA Thakoli Vice-President of  Bua poetry Society, Jacinta Jack President of Hip hop Soc,  Marcia Modiba, SHARC president, or send a direct email to  alternatively you can find us at the Kaif

You have untill the 8th August to submit your entry

Briefing will be on Friday the 10th of August

HIV/AIDS workshop on Saturday 11th of August repeated on Sunday

Performance workshop and Rehearsals: 13-15 August

All between 13:05-14:15 meet at the sharc office: Bantu Steve Biko Building first floor (next door to RMR)"

and Yes if you've entered before you can enter AGAIN...Finals on Sunday 19 August  Rhodes Drama Theatre from 6:30 pm Read on to
get more info....

The Lover + Another Poetry Challenge is an exciting and innovative performance poetry project which aims at empowering University students, youth and the wider community to confront their realities pertaining specifically to multiple sexual relationships and HIV AND AIDS. This is a project that allows the youth to talk about SEX, RELATIONSHIPS & HIV AND AIDS education in a space designed to fit their socio-cultural contexts. Through the spoken-word culture the youth is able to directly address the risks and cultural factors
affecting their sexual behavior, values and attitudes towards SEX, RELATIONSHIPS & HIV AND AIDS".

There will be a series of auditions and workshops, followed by an elimination process in which only 15 poets will be chosen to take part in the regional finals.The top two poets compete in the National Grand Finale in Johannesburg on the 25th of August  as part of the Drama for Life Festival. This event will include media, musicians, poets and the Gauteng audiences. This event will be judged by high profile artists, writers and poets: GREAT EXPOSURE 4 YOU

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