CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: A NIGHT OF POETRY PERFORMANCE @ NZEH MADA FESTIVAL 2017 


Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) National in partnership with Poets in Nigeria (PIN) and Nzeh Mada Festival Secretariat presents a Night of Poetry Performance at Nzeh Mada Festival 2017 slated for April 2017 in Akwanga, Nasarawa State. This initiative is targeted at extolling and enlivening Mada culture and other indigenous cultures through PIN’s Tongues of Poetry thereby creating room for appreciation and sustenance of our heritage.

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Age:
Gender:
Location:

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Poem (either in English or native tongues promoting culture & heritage):
Voice Recording –  poetry recitation or performance (optional):

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Application Deadline: 30th March, 2017

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