Poetry Competition: 7th Arojah Concepts/Korean Cultural Centre Poetry Contest Opens Today.

Arojah Concepts in collaboration with the Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria (KCCN), will again join the rest of the world in commemorating the World Poetry Day with the annual Korea-Nigeria Poetry Competition & Feast.
This year’s edition, which is the 7th in the series, will focus on the STATE OF THE NATION.
We thereby invite interested POETS around the world to submit their entries in accordance with the following guidelines:
• That your submission will be a poetic expression and, or appraisal of the mood/state of the nations of the world, leaders and leadership styles, governance and misrule, politics and politicking, poverty, nepotism, killings, corruption, e.t.c.)
• Each poet can enter a maximum of 3 poems as a single entry
• All entries must conform with the above focus/theme
• All entries must be the original work of the poet and not previously published
• All entries should be in a single file of a word document, sent either as an attachment or in the body of the mail. No PDF file would be accepted.
• All entries should be sent to knpf@arojahconcepts.com with the subject box marked KNPF 2017 SUBMISSION
• Submission opens on FEBRUARY 1, 2017. All entries must be received on or before Tuesday 28th February, 2017
• A shortlist of 10 poems/poets selected by a three-man panel will be announced on MARCH 10, 2017.
• All selected poems/poets will receive certificate of merit/participation during the 7th Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast in Abuja on TUESDAY MARCH 21, 2017 while the selected poems will be performed by Arojah Royal Theatre as part of activities marking the World Poetry Day. This will include the presentation of the second edition of the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Anthology.

Om’Oba Jerry Adesewo
For Arojah Concepts/KCCN