Press note of the 2dn International Poetry Festival " Woman’ Scream" March 2012


With the participation of about 28 invited countries worldwide and over 70 events planned around the world, will take place throughout the month of March 2012 the 2dn International Poetry Festival " Woman’ Scream" will be coordinated worldwide by the Women Poets International Movement (MPI) with the support of our good-will ambassadors, supporters, institutions, etc. This festival aims to bring together men and women poets, musicians, actors and artists and others in various countries, to pay a fitting tribute to the woman during the entire month of March and extending a cry of "Enough!" to the violence perpetrated against her. "Woman’ Scream" was conceptualized and designed by the Dominican writer Jael Uribe, President and direct Coordinator of the Movement based in the Dominican Republic.

This year's calling has been translated into five languages ​​(English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Italian) but has managed to include many other languages ​​in different countries that have joined this calling, capturing a great reception in other countries not only speak Spanish as it was the case of last year festival.

The event not only for local and international poets (men and women), but there are also made from March 1st. to 31, all kinds of cultural activities such as: Music, theater, lectures, exhibitions, fairs, debates, among others. We have the support of cultural institutions, foundations, ministries, businesses, educational institutions and municipalities, as well known figures in the field of literature and art in their respective host nations.

Participating countries at the time are:

Dominican Republic, Haiti, Spain (Málaga, Murcia City, Eagles-Murcia, Granada, Madrid, Barcelona (2 events), Toledo), Mexico (DF (2 events), Puebla, Ciudad Victoria-Nuevo Laredo, Chihuahua, Monterrey, Mérida-Yucatán, Morelia-Michoacán, Veracruz, Tijuana, Jalisco-Guadalajara), Argentina (Buenos Aires (2 events), Santa Fe, Unquillo, Jujuy, Chacabuco, Patagonia-Rio Negro, Santiago del Estero and Rosario), Colombia (Barranquilla, Bucaramanga and Bogota), Peru (Lima, Trujillo), Panama, Chile (Valparaiso, Santiago (2 events),), USA (NY, Miami, Seattle, California, Connecticut, Indiana), Guatemala (2 events), Venezuela, Puerto Rico (San Juan), El Salvador (3 events), Cuba (Havana, Las Tunas), Ecuador (Loja), Costa Rica (San Jose), Uruguay, Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), Luxembourg, France (Paris (4 events), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Omer), Germany (Berlin (2events)), Kosovo (Prishtina), Africa (Morocco (Larache), Botswana-Gaborone, Maseru-Lesotho, Port Elizabeth-South Africa), England (London), India, Finland, Russia (San Petersburgo). This list continues to grow until March 2012.

The Women Poets International Movement (MPI) has its center of action over the network in its different aspects, with thousands of fans everywhere and a direct follow up to over 350 Latin American poetesses.

To know more about MPI and Woman’ Scream, check our official blog http://womanscream.blogspot.com or visit our different social networks.
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2 comments:

  1. Wonderful! One suggestion? You say, "This is not a feminist group, man and women are united here to work for this noble cause." But feminism does not exclude men. Many men are feminists. Feminism simply supports equality regardless of gender. Perhaps it would be more clear simply to state, "This is an inclusive group. Men as well as women are united here to work for this noble cause," or something to that effect.
    Thanks for creating this event!

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  2. Thanks a lot...we've fixed that! Have a nice day and thanks for the visit...

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