Ariadne’s notes: After a number of revisions and corrections, we finally have the venues and dates! I am thankful and blessed to see it start to come together.
Grateful thanks to: The team members! Those who donated to our crowd funding. The wonderful community partners who have offered so much in kind support and belief in us. The award winners and international guests and all who have past the word along.
You are the best!
Celebrate the Fourth World Poetry Canada International Peace Festival with us!
Venues:October 6th-27th World Poetry Display at the University of British Columbia, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC 400 gift poems. Six display cases, 24 hour video feed.
October 11, Special Opening of World Poetry Vancouver 1-3 pm. Art Gallery, Britannia Branch Library, (VPL) Art Gallery,1661 Napier Street Vancouver, B.C. Library Foyer Display of 75 gift poems, October 1-15th.
October 19, Opening Gala 1:30-4:30 pm. Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Room 7000. Vancouver, B.C. Awards, reading, launches. October 19, 7-9 pm Dinner and social time.
October 22, 6:30-8:30 pm. New Westminster Public Library.716 6th Street, New Westminster. BC. World Poetry Night Out celebrates 5 years! World Poetry Peace Poetathon Grand Celebration!
October 25, 10:30 am – 9:00 pm. UBC Learning Exchange, World Poetry Film Festival, Featuring Peace and Human Rights documentaries by young filmmakers from Canada, Afghanistan and India. Awards. Poetry Display. 100 gift poems. Peace Posters by Sattar Saberi.
We thank our great community partners for believing in us and helping in kind: University of British Columbia, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. TAN The Afro News, UBC Learning Exchange, New Westminster Public Library, Cinevolution, Vancouver Asian Film Festival, The Britannia Public Library, VPL, Vancouver Asian Heritage Month, The World Poetry Café Radio Show, CFRO, Vancouver Tagore Society, Simon Fraser University, Royal City Literary Society, Shaw TV and Shaw Multicultural(SMC) and more!