Category Archives: World Poetry Special Events

World Poetry Canada and International events. Life celebrations and International Festivals

World Poetry Celebrates Honoring the Mothers of the World!

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Ariadne’s Notes:

World Poetry celebrated an amazing evening honouring the Mothers of the World  on May 25th at the New Westminster Public Library with special features of :

International poems by Vani Predeep, India, Alfonso Martinez,  Spain, Carmen Lucia Hussain, Brazil   and Bamdev Sharma, Nepal. Also Victor Schwartzman did an audio recording for the first time  of the event for the World Poetry Café Radio Show. Readers were Ariadne Sawyer, Jackie Maire and Carla Evans. Victor posted  Alfonso’s poem and poet, Lozan reading in English and Arabic on our last World Poetry Café Radio  Show, May, 26th.  Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer, Neall Ryon, sound engineer, Victor Schwartzman.

Features: Anupma Garg, Synn Kune Loh, Lozan and MK who presented his new book in Nepalese and English.

To listen to the show, CLICK HERE!

*More poems will be featured on upcoming shows. photos to follow.*

World Poetry Celebrates Diversity, May 14th, New Westminster, BC!

An exciting program coming together on May 14th 2-4 PM !

World Poetry Celebrates!

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LitFest New West!

Many languages, many cultures.

One goal: A united voice of poetry!

May 14 2pm – 4pm

  Douglas College Aboriginal Gathering Place 4th Floor, 700 Royal Ave, New Westminster.

Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Anita Aguirre Nieveras, Welcome poems, English and Mandarin.

Opening poem: Candice James, Poet Laureate Emeritus of New Westminster.

   Dr. Garg, Hindi, Sanskrit   

Lucy Ortiz, Spanish

Tommy Tao, Cantonese  

Faith Jones, Yiddish

 Selene Bertelsen, Middle English

 Hae Young Kim, Korean

 Anita Aguirre Nieveras, Tagalog 

Yaman Saleh, Arabic

Sattar Saberi  & Mobin Saberi,  Farsi (Unsung Hero)exhibir and film screenings 049

      All welcome. Free! 604-526 4729 www.worldpoetry.ca

Below: Dr, Ajay Garg.

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EXCITING NEWS! World Poetry & Partners Present at LitFest! May 14-2-4 pm!

World Poetry Celebrates!

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LitFest New West!

Many languages, many cultures.

One goal: A united voice of poetry!

May 14 , 2pm – 4pm

  Douglas College Aboriginal Gathering Place 4th Floor, 700 Royal Ave, New Westminster.

Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Anita Aguirre Nieveras, Welcome poems, English and Mandarin, Synn Kune Loh

Opening poem: Candice James, Poet Laureate Emeritus of New Westminster.

Godwin Barton, welcome.

            Dr. Garg, Hindi, Sanskrit

             Lucy Ortiz. Spanish

               Tommy Tao, Cantonese

             Faith Jones, Yiddish

            Selene Bertelsen, Middle English

              Hae Young Kim, Korean

            Anita Aguirre Nieveras, Tagalog

            Yaman Saleh, Arabic

            Sattar Saberi  & Mobin Saberi,  Farsi (Unsung Hero)

All welcome. Free! 604-526 4729 www.worldpoetry.ca

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Sattar reading Wida’s peace poem at the Cinevolution Rapping Afghanistan Event. (one of 1000 peace gift poems at UBC)