Victorious Voices Festival April 9-11, 2018. Preview.

  Victorious Voices Festival April 9-11, 2018. Preview. One of my favourite arts activities occurs next week; Victorious Voices Festival is the high school poetry slam championships--the longest running youth poetry festival in Canada. Now in its 9th year it brings eight lower Vancouver Island teams together for competition, workshops and showcases. Founded by Jeremy Loveday, a slam poet who has represented Victoria at the national … [Read more...]

Victorious Voices 5th annual High School Slam Poetry Championships. April 7-9th 2014.

Victorious Voices Celebrates 5 Years of Youth Speaking Their Truth I don't get out to as much poetry (slam, spoken word, readings) as I would like, but I always make time and space in my calendar for Victorious Voices.  Director Jeremy Loveday has impressed me with his passion for mentoring since the first time I met him in early 2011. April marks the 16th annual National Poetry Month in Canada; I can't think of a better way to celebrate poetry … [Read more...]