The United Nation’s Dialogue Among Civilizations Through Poetry,
World Poetry Day (March 21), World Water Day (March 22)
and Mother Language Day (21 February)
Organized to foster tolerance, respect and cooperation among peoples
Theme: Transparency / Transparence / Transparencia
20 March 2010
In conjunction with theFredericton Small Press Fair, including “Nuestro Espacio” display
will take place at Gallery ConneXion, 440 York St, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Organized by: Nela Rio, the Founder of International Multicultural-Multilingual Poetry Reading, with the support of Gallery ConneXion, revue ellipse mag, Broken Jaw Press, the Latin American Cultural Centre, Registro de Autores Creativos de la Asociación Canadiense de Hispanistas, the Latino Association of New Brunswick, and the Capítulo de Fredericton de la Academia Iberoamericana de Poesía
We invite you to join us
Previous celebrations, since 2000, have featured poets and members of the community reading in many languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin, German, Japanese, Dutch, Danish, Urdu, Turkish, Amharic, among others.
This event is open to the general public and admission is free.
REGISTRATION FORM FOR POETS Please include your name, postal address, email address, the text of your poem (use Time New Roman, 12 point). The poem should have 30 lines, maximum, including stanza breaks (this is for the purpose of printing it on a poster for exhibition at the event). We would also like permission to consider your poem for inclusion in a related anthology. Send your contribution to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 7th, 2010. Please note: this community event will not be paying artist or performance fees.