Open Poetry Slam

Open Poetry Slam

On a monthly basis the Slam dot Poetry team will be hosting writing and performance workshops in the Cas Coovadia studio, from there on the tweleve most promising poets will be selected to compete.

The programme will be hosted at Joburg Theatre premiering on the 7th of November until June. The Poetry Slam will be concluded with two poets qualifying to represent Gauteng at the South African National Poetry Slam held at the Joburg Theatre on Saturday the 25th of June.

Vusumuzi Phakathi Poetry Dot Slam’s producer participated at the 2015 Individual World Poetry Slam that took place in Washington DC in October 2015.

The aim of the programme is to create the National Poetry Slam team that will represent South Africa.

Tickets to the workshop are available online from Webtickets for R50. 


Sat 9 Jan 2016
2:00 pm


Joburg Theatre Complex
46 Loveday Street, Braamfontein

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Bookings:(011) 877-6800 < <

From this the national Open Poetry Slam team will emerge.


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