Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 December
International Poetry Slam
The first edition of the International Poetry Slam competition takes place at the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi. Between words and performance, the happening brings voice back into poetry and underlines its ability to generate a comunity and to engage the public by letting it choose the winner.
Wednesday 13 December at 6 pm
Special appointment dedicated to the Teens. After a series of workshops dedicated to poetry led by poets Lello Voce, Sergio Garau, Rosaria Lo Russo, Alessandro Burbank, Gabriele Frasca and Julian Zhara, the last appointment is open to the public.
Thursday 14 December at 8.30 pm
Versus! International Poetry Slam
Poets: Eugenia Galli (Italy), Raquel Lima (Portugal), Youness Mernissi (Belgium), Evelyn Rasmussen Osazuwa (Norway), Laura Sam (Spain), Simone Savogin (Italy), Luigi Socci (Italy) and Rachele Pavolucci, winner of the contest of 16 November at Libreria MarcoPolo, Venice.
With the participation of the winner of Teen Slam, the appointment of poetry slam dedicated on Wednedday 13 December to high school students. After 3 workshops with different poets, the winner proclaimed among the young slammers has the opportunity to perform on the occasion of Versus! International Poetry Slam.
Master of ceremony Marko Miladinovic with Alessandro Burbank
Performance by Diego Dalla Via
Sound environments by Dj Grao
Entrance is free to the two events until capacity is reached.
In collaboration with Libreria MarcoPolo, Venice, and Lega Italiana Poetry Slam (LIPS)