AUCKLAND POETRY SLAM CHAMPION

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The JAFA Poetry Slam proudly announces the Auckland Regional Slam Finals on Wednesday September 28th!

Come catch the best of the best battle it out to be crowned Auckland City Slam Champion and the chance to represent Auckland at the New Zealand National Slam Finals in Hamilton this November.

After slamming it out over the past several months for a chance to get here, the Top 10 poets will go head to head in a bloodbath of words, honesty, and brave performances in this final slam heat. The poets will compete in three knockout rounds, judged by members of the audience, to determine who the Top 2 poets going to the Nationals will be!

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Presented in conjunction with New Zealand Poetry Slam and Lifewise’s Merge Cafe, the JAFA Poetry Slam continues to bring exceptionally talented artists to the forefront of Aotearoa’s booming spoken word scene.

Hosted by American National Poetry Slam Champion Ken Arkind and the 4th ranked female poet in world Carrie Rudzinski, this is not Just Another Freaking Auckland Poetry Slam!

 

What: JAFA Poetry Slam’s AUCKLAND REGONAL FINALS 

Where: Merge Cafe (453 K Rd.)

When: Wednesday September 28th 

Time: Doors 6:30PM, Show 7PM

Cost: $10 cash admission

 

ALL AGES SHOW. 

There will be a short open mic before the slam begins. 

This is an uncensored event but hate speech will not be tolerated.

 

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Your Top 10 Poets Battling It Out Are:

 

Jessie Fenton

Liam Jacobson

Aaron Smith

Harley Neville

Alfred Lee

Amanda Robinson

Vanessa Crofsky

Devon Webb

Ahmed Sieed  

John Gibbs

 

Who will be crowned Auckland City Champion? Be there to find out!
Email newzealandpoetryslam@gmail.com for more info.