According to reliable sources, the much anticipated and perhaps considered Accra’s biggest poetry event, #SpitBarsNPoetry18 is set to happen on September 2.
The event which will be happening on Sunday September 2, at the Tesano Baptist Church, features [worship], poetry, spoken word and choreography.
With over 15 poets and spoken word performers, along with other creative arts displays, the event will include A-list artistes including Ghana’s Nana Asaase, Rhymes Sonny, Sabukie, Cobby D’poet, Stella, Solo Hitz, Afua Adomako, whoisdeyzi, Abotreh, Asford Psalms, Nana Kissi, Chas.Boat, PsalmOne, Mckingtorch The Poet, comedy by King Budu, drum cover by Benjix and a few other notable Ghanaian poets.
Performers will be centering their works on major social and cultural issues such as Child Rape, Ending Early Childhood Marriage and Violence against Women.
Organizers of this year’s event have adopted PressForProgress – the campaign theme for 2018 International Women’s Day (IWD), aimed at accentuating issues affecting the Girl Child and Women via poetry and spoken word.
Manager and Press Agent at Crabbita Media Consult, Nathaniel Crabbe, reiterated that “the event is undoubtedly Accra’s biggest platform for poets, spoken word and other non-music creative arts performances.