POETRY SLAM AFRICA

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POETRY SLAM AFRICA

Limitless potential

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How far that little candle throws his beams!so shines a good deed in a weary world.

-WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE-
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About Us

Cre8ive spills is an organization that brings together Writers, Visual and performing artists to discuss, create and showcase works that are meant to ignite conversations around raising a society that uses expression as a tool for education and progressive development.

Started with the aim of integrating various art forms to create a conduit for advocacy, education and dissemination of information, Cre8ive spills is run to address the need for consciousness and social responsibility in the exploration of themes and the wholesome development of a generation of young people that are conscious of their environment and work for its development.

Programmes

Poetry Slam Africa

Poetry Slam Africa festival is an annual poetry festival stretching across two days that brings together poets from across Africa and the rest of the world. It is a competition that aims to recognize poets and spoken word artists discussing a range of current issues affecting Africa and the world at large.

Started in 2008 and currently in its 62nd edition it has been able to attract contestants from Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan, Nigeria, South Africa, USA, Germany and the Netherlands.

There is 1 preliminary edition every quarter culminating in a grand slam at the end of the year. A call for application goes up before each event and a jury selects the contestants for each slam.

Rising Voices

A school based programme (High schools & Universities/Colleges) that creates activation cells for young people to lend and develop voices.

Rising Voices involves the use of spoken word poetry and related art forms to develop responsible leadership skills, esteem, self-expression, awareness and consciousness in young people in schools.

The artists fuse spoken word poetry with sound, songs and other performance tools to create works that are stage worthy and intensively inspirational.

A mic and a purpose

 

A web series showcasing performances by some of the finest fast-rising spoken word poets from the region.

Contact

Nairobi, Kenya
cre8ivespills@gmail.com
+254797012429