Thursday, September 19, 2013

Pictures of the Seminar on the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria.

The seminar on the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria held on Saturday September 14, 2013 in Ikoyi, Lagos, and it was well attended. The event was a delightful success as all the speakers came with unique and highly customized presentations that gave the audience deep insights into the various spheres of the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria. The audience enjoyed it all and left with new and powerful ideas on how to start and improve their Spoken Word Poetry career.

Here are some of the highlights of the event:

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

Donna, the Poet, spoke on 
The art of Spoken Word Poetry (from Page to Stage).

Olakumoke Alawode-James, speaking on Event management/ organizing of Poetry Events

Mr. Kelvin  Orifa of MTN Nigeria (on the left) giving us insights on How to brand Spoken Word Poetry events and Mr Shina Atilola of Sterling Bank (on the right) telling us why and how to Brand ourselves as Spoken Word Poets.
Plumbline (on the left) giving us some poetic punchlines.

RezthaPoet (on the left) showing how Spoken Word Poetry should be done.

Some of the people at the event

 Donna testing one of the participant of the seminar on what he has gained from her talk/lecture.

Torpedo Mascaw

Omoye of Rhythm FM with Kelvin Orifa of MTN

 Q and A Session

 Hitz TV Crew 

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