i2X Media , the organizer of the biggest Slam Poetry Competition in Nigeria (War Of Words) is ready to unleash young and exciting poets to the world. This year, we got over 40 video entries for War Of Words Season 6 #WarOfWords6 (check the videos at www.wordupnaija.tv).
Now we have our finalists, and these are 30 poets who will be involved in 2 semifinals and a final.
Find below the list, schedule and dates for War Of Words Season 6.
The 1st semifinal holds on Sunday December 3, 2017 and will feature 15 poets
The 2nd semifinal holds on Sunday December 10, 2017 and will feature another set of 15 poets.
Only six poets from each group qualify for the final.
The top 5 poets from each group gets automatic qualification into the final.
The sixth position (i.e. the sixth poet from each group) will be determined by online voting between poets with the highest points (within the top 10 poets).
The final holds on Saturday December 16, 2017 and will feature the best 12 poets i.e. 6 poets from each group.
Venue for the semifinals and final is:
Grandma’s Pot Restaurant, No. 1 Rosenje Street, opposite Deeper Life Church, off Ayodele Okeowo road (after Gbagada General Hospital), Soluyi, Gbagada, Lagos.
Gate Fee: Free
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Anticipate to be captivated!!!!
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ABOUT i2X Media
i2X Media Company Limited is a major organizer of Poetry and Spoken Word events in Nigeria. We are passionate about Spoken Word Poetry as a genre of entertainment, a tool to increase literacy level, and a means of communication among people across the globe.
Our Vision is to promote poets and poetry events which will lead to a vibrant poetry industry and enable poets earn a decent living from their amazing performances.

We have 3 major events that we organize, and they are as follows:
1. WORD UP (Spoken Word Poetry and Soul Music Event).
This is a show that holds every year and features the best Spoken Word Poets in Nigeria all on one stage. It is a major platform for aspiring and established poets across the globe.
Previous editions of Word Up events saw Internationally Renowned Spoken Word Poets from Namibia, England and America grace the stage. We also feature celebrities who come on stage to read, recite and/or perform poems. It is the stage to be for aspiring and established poets.
For the coming year we will be partnering with more Internationally renowned Spoken Word Poets from across the world.
2. War Of Words (Slam Poetry Competition)
War Of Words (Slam Poetry Competition) is an event to discover and bring to limelight new, exciting and talented Spoken Word Poets based in Nigeria. It is an avenue to view and promote the performances of new poets and also, a selection process of new poets that will get to step up to perform at WORD UP. This performance poetry competition that allows poets from all over Nigeria compete against each other.
What makes this exciting is that the Brand that partners with our team will receive leverage as the entries will be centered around the brand’s values and other such matters they might want promoted online. The competition is usually both online and on stage involving article/ poem writing, video presentations, and Performance Poetry. It promises exciting content and results for brands that partner with us.
There are cash prizes for the top 3 poets and partners can offer additional gifts of value to the winning poets. The event holds once a year.
3. Word Up Talk Series (a Seminar/Workshop on the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria).
We offer workshops, training and tips to empower poets and aspiring poets on how to write and perform good poems as well as turn it into profit.

For more details:
Check our websites: www.wordup411ng.com , www.wordupnaija.tv
Connect with us via Twitter and Instagram: @wordup411
CALL: +2348025070892, +2348038315055
EMAIL: holla@wordup411ng.com, wordup4one1@gmail.com,