Kenyan poet to host the 1st World Peace Poetry Festival Kenya 2009
Walter Keyombe, an international Kenyan leading contemporary poet and a member of World Poets Society based in Greece will host the 1st World Peace Poetry Festival Kenya 2009 under the theme: “Reconcile, Transform, Forgive & Reconnect” to be held from 19th to 20th September, this year at Hope Centre auditorium in Nairobi Kenya.
Poets from all around the world will participate and show case their poetic creativity in a well planned spoken word open mic, attend educational lectures and seminars lead by an international spoken word poets Mrs. Dasha Kelly from USA,Poet Koketso Marishane from South Africa and Human rights activist Mrs.Philo Ikonya (Kenya). All poets will take part in a reading and performing session which will mark the International Peace Day on 21st of September.
"This event is designed to promote and educate the society,activists youth,students, leaders, churches and schools on how to achieve peace love and unity within our communities and to crash the obstacles facing the world towards stability''said Keyombe.
Truly, this festival for peace will be a place where poets and other artist will learn and discover their responsibilities and find inspirations for their poems or works, some not getting into limelight or getting published, not to mention some poets will get a chance to win the coveted International Peace Bearer Award for 2009 by the United Minds For Peace Society (UMFPS). The award will be presented by the Society Secretary General and international award winning poet, Mr.Sonnet Mondal form India.
Mr. Keyombe who is a main host of this prestigious poetic event is welcoming and humbly requesting any individual and organizations or companies to sponsor the festival to be a great successs.There will be a world class entertainment by the Voices of Hope Choir and schools around Nairobi to all the attending poets and their guests.
A selection of distinguished poets and speakers will also be at the event to speak and to address those in attendants, this includes Pastor Charles Macharia and Mr. Benard Litwachi and Susan Mbuthia(Kenya),P.Gopichand & P.Nagasuseela (INDIA), official members of World Poets Society, World Peace Organization, World Hope International and United Minds For Peace Society (UMFPS) all the participants will be required to pay the festival fee of $500 for early registration, the fee includes snacks and refreshments,meals,accomodation,tickets to the open mic and seminar room.
The deadline for registration is 30th August. Any one after the date will have to pay $600 and all payments should be sent via Western Union Money Transfer.
Register Now and get the chance to meet, shake hands and discuss poetry and peace with the world legendary renowned and award winning academic poets. Win the international recognition for peace. To access more information about the event, contact or email:
World Hope International Kenya
P.O Box 25062-00603
Cell phone: +2547104428