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Our reject to violence, is our WOMAN SCREAM. Jael Uribe
In March 2013, you’ll hear a "Woman Scream"
Once again we will witness the loud and strong voices of poets who believe that speaking against violence is not enough; they believe that sometimes screaming is necessary. A scream is a release of the soul before impotence, is the Scream of: Enough! So next March 2013 poets will raise their voices again in the 3rd. Woman Scream International Poetry Festival called from the Dominican Republic by the Movement Women Poets International (Mujeres Poetas Internacional-MPI) and will be held in many countries and cities that have joined the long chain of events worldwide with the only intention of paying a fitting tribute to women through poetry, music, arts and other activities of interest throughout the whole month of march 2013. Woman Scream is part of the social mission of the MPI who also works towards the recognition of unknown talented women poets through their various activities, joint projects, and social networks. The MPI has the support of several cultural and literary institutions of importance that are partners of the events in various countries and cities, among this year’s participation list are included:
Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico (Humacao), Spain (Malaga, Gran Canaria, Murcia, Aguilas Murcia, Valencia, Barcelona, Toledo, Madrid, Bajadoz, Cadiz province), Mexico (Mexico City, Michoacán, Veracruz), Argentina (Buenos Aires, Rosario, Santa Fe, La Plata-Berisso and Ensenada-2 events, Santiago del Estero, Río Negro–Cipolletti-Patagonia), Colombia (Barranquilla, Cali, Bucaramanga), Cuba (Las Tunas), Chile (Ovalle, Valparaiso), Peru (Lima), Bolivia (Santa Cruz), Guatemala (Ciudad, Quetzaltenango), Venezuela (Acarigua, Anzoátegui ), Panama, Ecuador (Loja), Honduras, USA (New Jersey, California-Modesto, California-Santa Rosa, San Francisco, New York), Germany, Russia (St. Petersburg), Luxembourg, France (Paris, Guadeloupe), Morocco (Larache), South Africa (Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg), Kosovo, Greece, Antigua and Barbuda, Tanzania, India (Kolkata).
This list will continue to grow in the coming months until March 2013. The last chain of the festival in March 2012 included the participation of 30 countries and 95 events worldwide were made in favor of the cause in different languages.
Woman Scream 2013 includes activities such as conferences, exhibitions, outdoor activities, poetry readings, contests, and more. The various activities will involve men and women poets’ good-will ambassadors of the MPI movement in different countries and the collaboration of institutions, cultural groups, musicians, and artists who support this beautiful solidary work.
Women Poets International Movement-MPI is one of the major projects that have managed to transcend the Internet to work together towards a common goal; it has brought together poets, followers and friends in a social movement that transcends all borders. The MPI has nearly 20,000 followers, and monitors directly more than 500 female poets from different countries. MPI was founded by the Dominican writer Jael Uribe to provide support in spreading the work of Spanish speaking women poets worldwide, as well as providing necessary technology tools for them to continue promoting their writing, and fight their way through today's technology to make themselves known in other frontiers as well as developing their leadership role through the coordination of poetic events in tribute to women worldwide. To learn more about the MPI and its work to support these worthy representatives of women poetry and their events, visit their page in: http://mujerespoetasinternacional.blogspot.com for previous news and Woman Scream events in English and other languages, check: http://womanscream.blogspot.com or contact them on their many social networks.
Calling for Women's Scream 2013
We extend the invitation to join the chain of events for the 3rd "Woman’ Scream" International Poetry Festival by Women Poets International Movement (MPI). This festival aims to bring together men and women poets in various countries, to pay a fitting tribute to women and to contribute with messages against violence. Musicians, actors, and other artists are welcome to contribute in the events to work together in favor of the cause. Woman’s Scream it’s made from 1st. to the 31st of March remaining as responsibility of the organizers to select the day or days that suits them best to plan their event. Woman’ Screams events are planned by our Goodwill Ambassadors and followers worldwide, and eventually, we invite other poetry groups and organizations to join the cause.
People who want to take part must ask for the Woman’ Scream 2013’s written terms and must be 100% committed with the purpose and assume this important role as an act of solidarity in favor of necessary cause. The last festival in March 2012 was attended by 30 countries and 95 events were planned worldwide in several languages and cities.
We invite you to join the cause in a serious committed way, and to help us spread this message to those who can support and join this cause. We extent this new calling to join, and ask for the help of all of you, to make this message be heard to people interested in becoming part of what we do.
Our mail for applications to join this cause and to receive the written terms of this calling is mujerespoetasinternacional at gmail.com
Learn about our previous festival in other countries and see pictures of previous events in our official Woman’ Scream blog: http://womanscream.blogspot.com
or to learn about us, visit our blog: http://mujerespoetasinternacional.blogspot.com
Our Facebook webpage in English is: http://facebook.com/womenpoetsinternational
Only people who make the commitment to comply with the guidelines of the "Woman’ Scream 2013” accepting the terms and conditions and the responsibility of making an event, will be taken into account to organizing the event on our behalf. Once requested he/she should read the rules and respond according to our mail. This is a serious cause, we expect you to take it that way. Thanks for joining.
|Date:||17 August 2012|
|Action Type:||Awareness Raising|