The longest running national youth slam in Europe SLAMbassadors (2016) is now officially open for entries! This year’s judge is Lemn Sissay.
We are seeking spoken word, poetry, raps and emcee bars around the theme of Identity – powerful, challenging, transformational 3-minute pieces which make the whole world change after hearing. We are seeking life-affirming, angry, soft, political, personal,redemptive, revolutionary and celebratory word art, in an attempt to reclaim lost voices and talent scout the next generation of spoken word artists.
- Write a piece that you believe in, taking the idea of Identity as its basis.
- Learn the piece so that you can perform it to the best of your ability.
- Perform the piece to camera.
- Forward the film MP4 to Joelle Taylor along with a completed Registration Form(downloadable from this site).
- Films will be judged in October 2016 and winners notified shortly afterward.
All winners will be invited to participate in a masterclass weekend led by Joelle Taylor at the Poetry Society before performing a debut solo set in support of a high profile poet at the Showcase Slam in October 2016.