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Kacey Moore, an award winning Songwriter and Poet teams up with fellow Poet Thando That Poet, one of South Africa’s rising stars to create the perfect poetry platform in Sandton; The SANDTON POETRY SHOW . The show was launched on Sunday 30th march 2014 and saw performances by poets from all over the world; USA, […]

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Kacey Moore, an award winning Songwriter and Poet teams up with fellow Poet Thando That Poet, one of South Africa’s rising stars to create the perfect poetry platform in Sandton; The SANDTON POETRY SHOW . The show was launched on Sunday 30th march 2014 and saw performances by poets from all over the world; USA, Canada, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Kenya and many other countries. There was beautiful live music, poetry reading, spoken word performances, beat boxing, Comedy. Etc.

The Show was headlined by Actor/Songwriter/story teller/poet Masoja Msiza who closed the show with a spectacular performance that got the entire audience ina state of awe. Masoja said after his performance that he will personally be at the show every Sunday to support and also to scout for new talents. Kwaku T (Ace Ghanaian Rapper/TV/Radio Presenter/Model)  is also said to be hosting the show sometime next month

The Sandton Poetry Show is a weekly show that takes place every Sunday at the B&B Craft Market, Mandela Square in Sandton. It’s a show that offers a platform for both poets and poetry lovers to showcase their works and enjoy great poetry performances respectively.

The show is the first ever poetry platform that will be hosting all the major poetry movements in and around the continent on a weekly basis with FREE entrance to the venue for both audience and performers.

Last Sunday, the show hosted the ESCALATING HEIGHTS POETRY MOVEMENT, and this Sunday the Sandton Poetry Show will be hosting the SOUND IN MOTION POETRY MOVEMENT. POETRY IN MOTION, WORD N SOUND, CONVERSATIONS, POETRY AFRICA, PAWA PROJECT, THE DEAR DIARY SOCIETY and many others will be some of the poetry movements that will be hosted in the coming Sundays. Interested poetry movements with membership of 12 and over, can also contact the Sandton Poetry Show for a hosting date. The show is opened to all poets, rappers, beatboxers, singers, instrumentalists, dancers from all over the world who will like to perform during the Open Mic Session. You are to arrive at the venue at 12pm on any Sunday to have your name registered on the performance line up for Open Mic.

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If you love poetry and live music and you find yourself in Johannesburg on any weekend, make sure you catch the Sandton Poetry Show on Sunday from 1pm-4pm. Entrance is FREE.

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Follow @Sandtonpoetry on twitter or like their facebook page www.facebook.com/sandtonpoetryshow

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