“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” –Plato
“Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself.” – William Hazlitt
“Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.” –Edgar Allan Poe
Word Up (Spoken Word Poetry Event) is all about the above and much more and it is back with its quarterly Spoken Word Poetry event which holds in February, May, August and November each year. It is an avenue for A-List and up and coming poets to showcase their spoken word talent.
For the first quarter of 2014, they present Word Up Volume 7 tagged “Let’s Talk About Love” just in time for the season of love.This event will feature some of the top spoken word poets in Nigeria like Dike Chukwumerije, Benny Finisher, Plumbline, Olulu, Obii, Atilola, Titi Mabogunje, Soonest, Bob Ekat, Uche Uwadinachi, Ndukwe Onyoha, Sheila Ojei, Tofarati, Chika Jones, Shegzrhymyz, Ehiz d Poet, D Ray and more. Soul music will be provided by Aduke and Tejumade with great music from DJ Swaggz.
Duvy and Don Fabriono will be the official hosts of the evening. It will be a day of pure poetic delight in words and sound. Come and enjoy.
Date: Saturday 15th February 2014
Time: Red Carpet: 2PM | Main Event: 3PM
Venue: Rodizzio Hall (behind the restaurant), 29 Isaac Jones Street, Ikeja GRA, Ikeja Lagos.
Gate Fee: VIP: 5k | Regular: 1k | Students with valid ID Card: N500
For more details go to www.wordup411ng.com | Follow them on Twitter @wordup411 | Email: [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected] | Call: Olulu on 08025070892, Ayo on 07068400846, Fabian on 08186510892, Daniel on 08053001608 or Quazeem on 08080918562.