By Dike Chukwumerije
The Night of the Spoken Word (NSW) is a national event that brings together urban and legendary poets under one roof. The roster includes award winning and internationally acclaimed poets who have thrilled fans across the nation in jam packed venues.
• To promote literature and the reading culture by presenting Poetry and other literary arts (such as short story telling) to a live audience in a way that is entertaining, educational and inspirational.
Dike Chukwumerije’s Night of the Spoken Word (NSW) has joined forces with leading corporate event promoters, Mad Mo Concepts, producers of the highly acclaimed Move Tour 2012, to produce this spectacular event. The night is set to challenge, refresh and ignite the audience through the spoken word. It will bring excitement, inspiration and a strong transformative message through electrifying performance poetry experiences guaranteed to engage any audience.
It brings together the fierce creative explosion of today’s leading voices in the Nigerian performance poetry industry. The centerpiece of the event would be performances by Dike Chukwumerije, an innovative and multi-talented poet and writer, showcasing creative interactions involving poetry, music, drama and audio-visuals.
Featured poets include some of the best poets from the Lagos and Abuja circuits, including Efe Paul Azino, Donna K, Atilola, Basiru Amuneni, Andrew Patience, Michael Ogah and the winners of prestigious Poetry Slams in Lagos and Abuja. It will also feature up and coming but highly engaging talents in the industry.
Date: 11th of September 2015
Venue: Ladi Kwali Hall of Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja
Twitter Hashtag: #AbujaNSW5
To attend, you can easily get tickets online from here http://bit.ly/TicketsNSW.
Here is a heartfelt post by Dike Chukwumerije on why he came up with The Night Of The Spoken Word idea: http://bit.ly/DikeNSW