An exciting program coming together on May 14th 2-4 PM !
World Poetry Celebrates!
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)
Below: Dr, Ajay Garg.