Celebrate Vancouver Island creativity for Canada’s birthday.
Original poetry, spoken word and song on subjects relating to Canadian culture, politics, landscape and humour.
First Prize for Poetry: Publication and $300.
Firat Prize for Songwriter/Spoken Word: Demo Pack
Deadline: May 31, 2011
Entry fee: $10.
Contest begins ~ June 8, Semi Final ~ June 22, Final ~ June 29.
Time ~ 7 – 9 p.m. Cost at the door ~ $5.00
All events will be held at The Well, 821 Fort Street, Victoria.
All three shows will be aired on Shaw Cable, the final aired on Canada Day.
Emcee: Maria Manna
Panel of Judges: Poet Laureate Linda Rogers
City Councillor Pam Madoff
VCA President Peter Such
Guest Judges: Editor-in-Chief of Monday Magazine, Grant McKenzie
Singer/Songwriter Rachelle Gislason
Singer/Songwriter April Gislason
Produced by The Well.
Info: tel: 250.590.4995