Atelier de Slam Poésie

Where
Mauritius
When
2020
Who
Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

An "Atelier de Slam de Poesie" was organised by this Ministry on Friday 13 December 2019 at the Serge Constantin Theatre, Vacoas. This one-day Workshop, which gathered 102 participants, was conducted by a renowned Slam Performer namely, Mr. Patrick Binard (Pilote le Hot) from France, who is also the creator and organiser of the Coupe du Monde de Slam de Poesie in Paris.

The purpose of the Atelier was to provide training to slam masters, slam poets and other artists interested in the discipline to popularize slam as an artform.

The programme of the workshop included interactive discussions with participants on slam in Mauritius, projection of videos on slam poetry competitions at international level as well as practical slam poetry sessions involving participants in the form of a mini-competition.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

More than 100 participants enrolled for the workshop and by the end of the session, they were conversant with the rules and regulations and the art of slam poetry.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

9000 USD

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
NO
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Performing Arts