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War Of Words Africa International Poetry Slam Competition Begins... by olulu(m): 4:22pm On Feb 20, 2016
War Of Words Africa (#WOWAFRICA) is an international Poetry Slam Competition open to all poets of African descent. All African poets are eligible to enter for the competition whether or not the poets have won Poetry Slam Competition in the past organised by i2X Media Company Limited.

It is a competition that will bring together international poets from different walks of life to compete on the same stage. The auditions and main event will hold in Nigeria. The prizes are as follows:

1st Prize : N1 million (i.e. N500,000 cash and an all expenses paid trip to perform at an International Poetry Festival/ event in Europe).
2nd Prize: N300,000
3rd Prize: N200,000

There will be consolation prizes for the finalists.

The theme of #WOWAfrica (Poetry Slam Competition) will be released on March 1st, 2016. To enter for the competition you must:

Be a registered member of warofwordsng.com
Upload a 3 minutes video using the theme.
Be a poet of African descent.
The best 60 poets from the video submissions will be selected in-house by our judges and invited for audition(s). After which 20 finalists will be selected for the main event.

Watch out for more details on March 1st 2016 on wordup411ng.com

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