Women Poets International Movement based at the Dominican Republic, announces the first list of participating countries confirmed to join Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival (March 2015). Male and female poets and artists get together to raise their voices against women violence on different cultural manifestations. The Woman Scream festival is launched in November, to celebrate the anniversary of both projects, and to commemorate the Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Nov. 25th). WS will have a special connotation that year. It’ll be dedicated to Mirabal Sisters (The Butterflies) using the theme: “Women of Light” to honor them.
Dominican Republic (SEDE), Porto Rico, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA, Canada, Colombia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panamá, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Guatemala, Ecuador, Uruguay, Curacao, Haiti, Portugal, Brazil, Italia, France, Haiti, Greece, Morocco, UK, Australia, Luxemburg, Antigua and Barbude, Georgia, Kosovo, Russia, Germany, South Africa, Tanzania, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, India. This list is expected to grow gradually until February 2015, when general venues calendar will be published.