Home Events Of The Week Our schedule of Spoken Word Poetry events for the year 2020

Our schedule of Spoken Word Poetry events for the year 2020


Our plans for 2020 are as follows:

1. Word Up talk series:
A seminar on the business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria. We will invite professionals (poets and non-poets) to talk about marketing, branding, and other aspects of building a creative business.

Proposed date is first weekend in February 2020.

2. Word Up Poetry Fiesta:
A three day event i.e. Friday to Sunday which will feature open mic event on Friday night.

Business seminar and panel discussion on arts and creativity on Saturday.

A Spoken Word Poetry concert on Sunday.

We plan to bring in a USA based poet who is renowned and respected in the poetry industry worldwide.

Proposed date is 3rd weekend of April 2020.

3. The season 9 of War Of Words:
This is our annual spoken word poetry competition which runs over 3 to 6 months i.e. from registration of poets to submission of video entry and then the actual stage performance.

The submission of entry videos will start from June, while the period for the actual stage performance will be from October to November 2020.


What is the ROI on sponsoring a spoken word poetry event?  https://wordup411ng.com/what-is-the-roi-on-sponsoring-a-spoken-word-poetry-event/

Video clips from past events:
Yoruba Demon by Obafemi Thannin #WarOfWords7  https://youtu.be/6_3r-xMC_zA
Story Story by Fragile Dogubo #WarOfWords8 https://youtu.be/nbzvArHURes
Bright vs ChidinmaR #WarOfWords7 https://youtu.be/bh_CAi4SBGY 
Favour Amubode vs Pariolodo || Semi-final Face-off #WarOfWords8
Please feel free to check out our YOUTUBE channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/olulu4eva/videos and http://www.youtube.com/user/WordUpNigeria for video clips of some of our events.
For sponsorship and partnership inquiry, contact us via:
Phone call: +2348038315055

WhatsApp: +2348025070892

Email: holla@wordup411ng.com, Wordup4one1@gmail.com, olulu4ever@gmail.com

Instagram: @wordup411

Twitter: @wordup411

Facebook Page: Wordup411


We look forward to hearing from you.


Olumide Holloway

For: i2X Media Company Limited


    • Hi Serena, thank you for your comment. Our plans for 2020 has been scaled down to due COVID 19. We will announce a revised schedule soon. Do look out for it. Please stay safe and healthy. Kind regards.

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