Woman Scream 2017 | Zambia | Zimbawe


The GirlChildCreativity Project which is a Zimbabwe arts, Literary  arts and girl child project is combining hands  with  a High School in  Livingstone , Zambia to host  the  Women Scream  International Poetry Festival celebrated worldwide every year to celebrate women issues through Creativity and Poetry. The GirlChildCreativity Project founded by Poet Mbizo Chirasha is  curating the Zimbabwe , Zambia region  for the Festival and this year on the 9th  of March Livingstone is hosting  the Event. The event is dubbed  Girls Rights  and Poetry . It will be in workshop form  and they will be a writers session for participants and reading session to cap up the event  that is coordinated Mr Milimo Chinimbwa who is a committed Zambia Poet , Educationist and Head of Literary Arts Cluster at the Technical High School.


 

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Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival is the best Initiative over. Here we are going train young girls in school poetry writing and performance. This will help them get a platform and be equipped to have their own voice and space against any form of abuse. Girls abuse is a very serious issue in central and southern Africa hence the importance of this event.

Event Program- Woman Scream 2017


Date – the event took place in Livingstone, the border town of   Zimbabwe and Zambia last  THURSDAY the 9th of March 2017, the Venue vas the HILL CREST HIGH SCHOOL – LIVINGSTONE at 10 to 1500 Hrs. The Director of Ceremonies was MC States Chinimbwa.

PROGRAM- 2 hr  Training Workshop  on Poetry and Girls Rights  and 1 hr Readings by Young Writers and VISITING WRITERS.

10am – 10.15 – Remarks by Host  and Participants Coordinator- MC States Chinimbwa
10.15- 1030-  Background detail on Women Scream by the Curator
1030- 10.40– Reading  of girl child  short story by one of  the participants
1040- 11.00 – Tea Break
1100.1300-  Training workshop on Poetry and Girls Rights by  the Event Curator assisted by MC States Chinimbwa.
1300- 1400 – Lunch Break
Closing Remarks by the  Host and Participants Coordinator- MC States Chinimbwa.


About the Woman Scream 2017: A Scream for Girls


The Women Poets International Movement (Mujeres Poetas Internacional, MPI Inc.) in partnership with the Grito de Mujer® (Woman Scream) brand reported that over 30 countries will be part of the 7th. Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival 2017 under the motto: A Scream of freedom, to honor all the little girls of the world. Woman Scream will be celebrated from 1st to 31st of March 2017, with the participation of poets, artists and solidarity institutions.

Woman Scream 2017 will as every year, take its worldwide chain with over 200 different cities. It is organized with the altruistic support and solidarity of outstanding public and private organizations, artists and literary groups in several countries.

The participating countries for this March 2017 will be: Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Spain, Argentina, Mexico, USA, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Guatemala, Chile, Cuba, Uruguay, Peru, El Salvador, Honduras, Portugal, Haiti, Greece, Morocco, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, India, Macedonia, Luxembourg, among others.

Woman Scream is a free entry festival, open to the general public and includes an entertaining cultural program of scenic arts, music, dance, performance and poetry with social awareness. This year, the festival will abroad themes referring to girls such as: early pregnancy, child abuse, forced labor, Human Rights, etc.

More details about Woman Scream Festival by visiting the webpage www.gritodemujer.com

Or the blog in English http://womanscream.blogspot.com
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