UA hosts Alicante Slam Poetry poetry tournament

HE Cultural Service From the University of Alicante through the InteractUA platform, Alicante’s Poetry Slam to promote their talents student body in the field literatureBesides knowing that new format of poetic practice. with the slogan There is no room to forgetThis edition of the poetic tournament consists of a monthly event from December to Mayin total six quotes: Five matches to measure seven poetsThree UA students will choose one winner for each event; And last meeting will face five winners from previous sessions. This format aims, on the one hand, to bring poetry to the public, and on the other hand, to present poetry to the society. exhibition space for poets of the province. This fifth edition was produced in collaboration with Vera Lebron. Virginia CarcassTechnician of the UA Cultural service, with the support of Ágora and in connection with the federation.

Organizers detail this A guest poet will also take part in each session.anyone. Poet Nelo Curti with his post-poetry recital Light MechanicsHe was responsible for launching the tournament on December 14, 2023. next session it will be thursday January 25 In its facilities at 19.00 in 2024 MUA. Guest artist of this session Alfonso PasoWinner of previous editions in Alicante and Murcia and Spanish runner-up. The following sessions (the final on 29 February, 21 March, 25 April and 23 May) will be held at various venues in the city of Alicante and will be announced before each event.


Slam Poetry is a format competitive recital involving an audience and this is celebrated open the microphone in another form of poetry for any type of poet. Participants or multipliers they have 3 minutes to present texts of your own authorshipOnly with her body and voice will the audience decide the winner. This interactive character the public is the jury, the hallmark of a boxing-inspired format. Differently Battle of the Roosters own rapexplains the organization, multipliers They do not directly confront or respond to each other, but instead Both the quality of the text and the commentary are valued.Each of them is individual and, as a general rule, they do not improvise their texts.

three rules

can be texts recited or recited Support notebook or mobile phone unless used as support during translation.

There is just three rules: the texts must be your own; no music, decorations or costumes are allowed; and the time limit for each poem is 3 minutes.

The public votes in one of the competitions INFORMATION

History of Poetry Slams Alicante

Poetry Slam celebrated in Alicante five versions (with trial version) and since 2018 Agora Reix It promotes and manages these events in conjunction with the national federation and the European and international network. to hit. In recent years, more than thirty events have been held in cafes in Alicante, venues such as Clan Cabaret, the MACA museum or the Headquarters of the City University of Alicante.

finalists Those who participated in the Spanish competitions from the competitions in Alicante (Alfonso Paso participated in the final in Zaragoza and finished fifth) or pablowskiWinning the Spanish winner’s title and participating in the European final in Rome, where he also managed to win the European championship. This title led him to compete in the international competition held in Brazil last October 2023, where he placed first. semifinalist in a competition involving 40 poets from around the world. Last year, Alfonso Paso won again Alicante 2023 competitionThis took him to the national championships in Granada where he finished second from spain. The organizers explain that “every project must grow and therefore we decided to expand the team and combine the project with the Culture of the University of Alicante”.

Source: Informacion


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