Rhymes and reason,
two things that came to mind as per this piece.
Simple and straight to the point,
two things that I like about this piece.
Is he good? and can he win?
two questions that will be answered soon enough.
Activities of the event
Status/ Level of Completion
Benefits to the sponsors
February 15, 2014
WORD UP a Spoken Word Poetry Event interlaced with soul music. This event will feature only A-list poets and the spoken word poems will center around love and how together we can make it work for the greater good of Nigeria.
It will be a Love themed event.
Branding Opportunity across all touch points.
Advert placements in our DVDS sold across the country, and around the world.
Brand exposure on social media sites and affiliated websites e.g. Google plus, Youtube, Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Pin Interest, Naij.com, Linda Ikeji Blog, BellaNaija etc.
Product/ Services Experience and Sampling
Database Acquisition and so much more.
Seminar on the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria
We will have established Spoken Word Poets, Event Managers, Business Mangers and Brand Experts come train and talk to new and aspiring Spoken Word Poets.
War Of Words (slam poetry competition) that is open to all category of people. There will be pre-selection activities to prune down the online entries to 15 poets before the event date.
The event will have a theme to match Sponsor’s brand name/ brand phrase. The top 3 poets get cash prizes and will perform at the next WORD UP event,
Online submission of entries for the competition will kick off in March 2014.
WORD UP a Spoken Word Poetry Event interlaced with soul music. This event will feature only A-list poets and soul singers that have been pre-selected to perform.
2nd Anniversary Edition of our event and we will feature an internationally renowned Spoken Word Artist. Negotiation is on going
WORD UP a Spoken Word Poetry Event interlaced with soul music. This event will feature only A-list poets and soul singers that have been pre-selected to perform. It will be centered around the United Nation’s “International day for the elimination of violence against women.”
It will be themed, "Weaker sex, but not a punching bag."
|Olulu giving the opening address|
|Emcees of the day, Don Fabrino and Delectable Duvy|
|Olakumoke Alawode-James, one of the speakers at the event|
|Increase, the 14 year Old Poet, opened the event with a wonderful performance|
|Some of the people at the event|
|Me, performing in 2003. Photo courtesy of Sir Jesse of Decatur|