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Monday, March 30, 2009

2009 Cúírt Festival Poetry Grand Slam

Cúirt Festival Poetry Grand Slam Saturday 25 April 3pm Roisin Dubh- Dominick St.

The year round activity of slamming culminates in the 7th Cúirt Poetry Grand Slam in which up to 20 performers have just three minutes to impress the judges under the gaze of MC Pete Mullineaux. All styles welcome, open to all (with the exception of past Grand Slam winners) Poems up to 3 minutes long. The overall winner goes on to perform in Slovenia. Guest performer this year is Andrej Khadovich from Belarus, known for his lively performances.

Submission Details:
Please send one poem( up to 3 minutes in length) with contact details to email: (email submissions preferred) or by post; Siobhán Singleton, Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick St. Galway. Fee for entry €5. Please mark 'Poetry Grand Slam' on your submission. Enquiries 091-565886

Successful participants will be notified by April 17. The closing date for entries has been extended to THURSDAY, APRIL 9th