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World Poetry Canada International Youth Team Grand Opening October 13th, 1-3:30 pm!

World Poetry Youth Team Grand Opening at UBC!

The World Poetry Youth Team is expanding to  include a new chapter at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre which will meet once per month and will lead up to a World Poetry Canada International Festival in April.

World Poetry Youth Team Grand Opening!

New Chapter World Poetry Youth Team , UBC Library starting October 13th.  

World Poetry Youth Team Grand Opening Oct 13th, 1-3:30 pm, (time extended) Lillooet room , Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia, 1961 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/

Hosts: Yilin Wang, World Poetry Youth Team Leader, Ariadne Sawyer,  MA, co-founder  and co-host of World Poetry.

First Nations Welcome: Larry Grant.

 Irving K. Barber Learning Centre ,UBC Library welcome.

Welcome by World Poetry Youth Team Leader Yilin Wang and  World Poetry Co-founder Ariadne Sawyer.

Mackenzie Yoon will be our first youth musician/singer at the event  http://www.youtube.com/user/meganekkoAeli

Featured poets: Dr. Ray Hsu, Multimedia presentation and Marc Creamore.

Music by  Philippine dance By Anita Aguirre Nieveras.

World Poetry Arts Advocate: Koyali Burman.

World Poetry Partners: Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society, Ricepaper, ACWW, Vancouver Tagore Society . Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Cinevolution Media Arts, Alan Hill, City of Richmond.

Workshop, Bernice Lever: Honing Your Words. Honing Your Words — editing down words /adding words/ changing level of language or viewpoint/ all unifying  efforts for clearer, stronger poems.  20 minutes with a sample handout of a poem in 3 or more stages of edits & additions.

World Poetry Youth Team.  Special guests: Winnie Chueng and Dr. Jan Walls and World Poetry Directors.

Dates for  the new World Poetry Youth Team  Chapter at UBC,2012: 1-3:30 pm: Saturday 13 October.  Saturday 24 November 1-3pm,  Saturday 15 1-3 pm December . 2013: 1-3 pm.  Saturday 26 January  Saturday 23 February 2013  Saturday 23 March 2013. 

Open mike. Free! Come and share your creativity! 604-526-4729, ariadnes@uniserve.com  Reserve early!


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!