Call for Participation: Minna Poetry Slam 2021 ~ Just For Words


Just For Words Arts Initiative invites spoken word poets all over Nigeria to participate in the Minna Poetry Slam 2021 and win N50,000 in cash prize.  

Minna Poetry Slam 2021 consists of three rounds covering three themes. Participants will be eliminated from each round up until the final round, where the judges will pick a winner for the prize.

Each participant is expected to have poems for each round. The poems must be written and performed by the original author.


Round 1: Rape — 1 minute

Round 2: Violence — 2 minutes

Round 3: Mental Health — 3 minutes

There are only 20 slots for participants this year. Apply now and get shortlisted.

Registration for the slam is for a fee of N1,000. Payment confirms registration.

Minna Poetry Slam 2021 will be judged by a panel of individual judges.

For participation, send a message via any of our social media handles, email or the WhatsApp numbers below, with your full name and formal intention to participate.

WhatsApp numbers;

+234 (0)81 0888 6497,  +234 (0)81 3128 0423

You can also register via this link: