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World Poetry Richmond Grand Opening in BC, Canada!

A special invitation to our newest World Poetry venue supported by the City of Richmond! Please send blessings and good wishes and we will bring them to the event!

World Poetry Richmond A Special Invitation for You!
Home of the World Poetry Youth Team
Grand Opening!

February 4th 2:30-4:30 pm, Richmond Cultural Centre, Arts and Fabric Room) 100-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond BC.
First Nation Welcome Roberta Price.
Hosts: Ahn Bong Ja and Joanne Arnott.
Featured Musician: Pasang, youth musician from Nepal

Opening remarks by Ariadne Sawyer, MA. World Poetry Founder and Host.

World Poetry Youth Team reading: Yilin Wang, Kimberly Tsan, Theo Campbell, (poem from Afghan youth poet, Alaha Ahrar read by Yilin) and Flora Zenthoefer.

 Mini workshop: Finding Your Voice, Ariadne Sawyer MA. Creative Consultant and neurotherapist Ariadne Sawyer, MA combines tools from Peak Performance Training and others to present the first in a series of mini workshops to help the World Poetry Youth Team and others to deepen their poetic presentations and access hidden talents.

Bernice Lever, World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award Winner.
 Poet Profile: Bio and poems of Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal by Anita Aguirre Nieveras. World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and ambassador to the Philippines, a World Poetry Director, educator and poet with several books to her credit.
Lucia Gorea. World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award Winner.
 Ashok Bhargava, World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award Winner.
Open mike, Refreshments. $2.00 donation (room rental)
Information: Ariadne Sawyer, 604-526-4729 or astarte_sita@yahoo.com

Click here to view/print the poster for World Poetry Richmond…

World Poetry Reads at the Roundhouse for UNESCO Mother Tongue Day! February 18th, 12:30-5:pm. World Poetry Youth Team and the World Poetry diverse readers will be reading. Times: Youth Team: 1:15-1:30 pm World Poetry readers: 3:00 pm-3:15pm.

World Poetry New Westminster Night Out Celebrates Black History Month! February 22nd, 6:30 -8:30 pm at the New Westminster Public Library. History, poetry, refreshments and more!