Ghanaian poet and playwright, Oswald George Okaitey, has been selected to feature and receive a World Poetry Theatre Ambassador Award at the fourth World Poetry Canada International Peace Festival.
In a letter to Okaitey informing him about the award, Ariadne Sawyer, host and co-founder of World Poetry Festival said: “We are honoured to invite you to be a featured poet and receive a World Poetry Theatre Ambassador Award at the fourth World Poetry Canada International peace Festival.
“You are also invited to be a featured guest on the World Poetry Café Radio Show on CFRO, read at other World Poetry events and present to other community events during the festival.”
Okaitey, who is responsible for works like In the Bag of a Woman, Nkrumah Might Be Right, Who Stole the Casket and In Man’s Libido would also take the opportunity to launch his latest book, Mandela; The Soul of His Earth at the festival.
Each selected poet will present their poetry, launch book and present their film to be part of a panel discussion.
This year’s event is scheduled for October 6 to October 26 at the University of British Columbia, will bring together international poets and local multicultural poetry groups.
Source: Graphic Online
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