World Poetry Canada News & Lifetime Achievment Winners Past and Present!

Award Winner, Richard.

 

World Poetry is honoured to announce that Richard Doiron of Moncton, N. B. will receive the 2012 World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award at the World Poetry Canada International Peace Festival May, 25, 2012.

The Festival, Inspire, Achieve, Celebrate Peace-One Step Closer will be held at the Richmond Cultural Centre, 100-7700 Minoru Gate,
Richmond, BC,  International poets from eight different countries plan on attending. A free gift  e- anthology of Peace Poems will be available on www.worldpoetry.ca

This is an honour for Richard in part for his amazing body of written work, an estimated 40,000 poems,17 books including two novels and two biographical works as well as the Acadian song “Mon Acadie”. The other reason the award was granted is for his humanitarian work with “those whose voices may not be heard”, helping to build respect and understanding for the human condition. On Wednesday, March 7, at 7 P.M., at the Moncton Public Library The Moncton Public Library,644 Main St., Suite 101,Moncton, Website: www.monctonpubliclibrary.ca  This is a precursor to the May 25 event in Richmond, B.C., a special event is taking place to recognize his lifetime of writing poetry.

 

World Poetry Life Time Achievment Award Winner 2012, Jacqueline Maire will also be honoured  on March 28th  ,  6:30 pm at the New Westminster Public Library, 716-6th Avenue, New Westminster, BC, Canada. 

Jacqueline has been a wonderful volunteer and supporter of World Poetry. Her family will be reading selected poems from her  last book and  other World Poetry Life Time Achievment Award Winners will be present to welcome her. Hosted by  Anita Aguire Nieveras and Ariadne Sawyer, there will also be a mention of International Women’s day and Anita’s birthday. Special Music by Enrico Renz. Open mike with poems dedicated to Jacqueline, time permiting. Refreshments. Free.

Jacqueline will be in France during the World Poetry Canada & International  Peace Festival but with have another celebration  in September when World Poetry presents the Life Celebration of Chief Dan George at the Vancouver Public Library.

World Poetry would like to thank the pre-events and support to the World Poetry Canada & International Peace Festival being held also in several countries.

WORLD POETRY (WPRSS) LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS: (Corrected by Anita Aguire- Nieveras)

1.    Nadeem Parmar

2.     Angie Reabbin

3.     Dr. Jorge Berrios Pardos

3.     Anita Aguirre-Nieveras

4.      David Campbell

5.     Addena Sumter Freitag

6.     Laszlo Gati

7.    Victoria Pascha

8.    Ashok Bhargava

9.   Lucy Ortiz

10.    Bernice Lever

11.     Chad Norman

12.    Peter Lojewski

13.     Lucia Gorea

14.      Ibrahim Honjo

15.      Bong Ja Ahn

16.     Diego Bastianutti

 17.     Dr. Warren Stevenson

18.     Jacqueline Maire

19.     Richard Doiron

In loving memory to those that have passed: World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award Winners:

1.      Madge Kimball

2.      Henry Lhati

3.     Luis Llanillos

4.  Shulamit Joffre

5.  Dugald Christie

6.  Vera Manuel

7.  Jan Furst

NoteFor those who passed, World Poetry does a radio memorial each year and the VP Library put Jan Furst as the first WP on their Memory Wall.

 

2012 WIN

 

 WIN Awards on March 24th,1:34:30 pm, at the Richmond Cultural Centre. Writer’s International Network Canada will be giving awards to World Poets  Alan Hill, Joanne Arnott , Ariadne Sawyer and Bong Ja.   World Poetry Life Time Achievment Award Winner and Founder of the Writer’s International Network  Ashok Bhargava will be presenting the awards.WIN was founded by Ashok Bhargava to discover, nourish, recognize, celebrate and promote poets, writers and artists & assist them to connect with the community at large. Ariadne is honured to be given the People’s Laureate Award 2012.

Award Roses

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