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|Bassey Ikpi Announces Nigeria Trip And Poetry Contest #naijapoetryslam by olulu(m): 12:20am On May 24, 2012|
PLEASE READ NEW INFORMATION!!!!!!
The contest has been extended to June 27th! Please upload your video at http://www.battabox.com! Video Response to Youtube no longer required. Check us out at Battabox.
Here are the rules to the contest. I'll keep you updated on the details via twitter and Facebook fan page. Please read this carefully before you ask any questions. Please read the comments to make sure your question hasn't already been asked.
Good luck! See you soon.
1. The theme of the contest is "home".
2. Submit an original poem that is at least half in English.
3. Video submissions should be no more than 2 minutes long
4.You can enter the competition from anywhere in Africa but you will cover your costs should you be chosen. That means if you want to participate, you have to get to Lagos on your own.
5.The video must be recorded specifically for the competition. One camera; one poet. No live performance videos. No special effects.
6. Before you begin your video, state your name and where you're from. Please include that info as well as an email address in the information box of YOUR video.
7. Upload your video as a video response to THIS video. That means that if you don't have a Youtube channel or account, you need to get one. If you have a gmail account, then you have a Youtube account. Please don't ask me how to set up a gmail or Youtube account.
8. Share with your friends and get them to 'like' your video for a chance to be picked as the audience favourite
9. Make sure you follow me on Twitter and like my Facebook fanpage for updates to the contest. And leave a comment down below after you upload your video response just to make sure I got it. I will comment on the video after I've viewed to let you know it's been viewed.
10. Contest ends at 11:59PM (EST, US) 27, May 2012. Any video received any time after the contest ends will not be considered for the contest.
Good luck! Let me know if you have any questions that I Haven't already answered.
Twitter: @basseyworldlive Official Hashtag: #NaijaPoetrySlam
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