Welcome to the World Poetry International Festival May 14-15th

World Poetry International Festival May 14-15th

“The Little Festival that Could.
Running on Faith, Love and Hope!”

World Poetry & the City Of Richmond Proudly Present the World Poetry International Festival. May 14-15th Saturday and Sunday, 10 am-5 pm. Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond Cultural Centre, 100-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond BC. Canada.

BC First Nations Coast Salish welcome: Roberta Price.
Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Alejandro Mujica-Olea & World Poetry Committee.
 Proposed international Poets: Dr. Rita Malhotra, Husna Sidiqi, Mr. Khawaja Abdullah Ahrar, Yoshifumi Sakura, Dr. Hadaa Sendoo, Miss Alaha Arhar.
Featured Canadian Poet and presenter: Bernice Lever.
Welcome by BC Multicultural Poetry Groups.
International Peace Award presentation to Ariadne Sawyer.
Iranian Daf Music: Renowned Kokehi family.
Jasmine’s Dancing Club.
Youth Panel.

Recently I was asked by an event planner how much our budget was for the 1st International  World Poetry festival. I replied “None, we are running on faith, love and hope.” She looked at me and said: “The Little Festival that Could!”

Partners: Vancouver Asian Heritage Month, Ricepaper Magazine, Afro News, Asian Writer’s Workshop and the Jasmine Dance Club.
 www.worldpoetry.ca Information 604-526-4729, ariadnes@uniserve.com To register, please click on the countdown button. 



Dr. Hadda Sendoo, Li Bai festival, Richmond.

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3 Responses to Welcome to the World Poetry International Festival May 14-15th

  1. Fawad Ahmidi says:

    Hello everyone,
    I would love to convey my best regards to the international poetry festival.
    I especially thank and consider this event as a very unique and interesting one because there will be international poets. That is really very interesting that Poets from Afghanistan will be there as well. Fantastic!

  2. Dear Ariadne,
    congratulations on behalf of Indian WRITER`S forum and IMAGE,i am really proud of you of holding such wonderful event ,wish you all the best for the success of festival
    with warmest regards
    Dr.subhendu kar

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