The annual UWI Open Campus Literary Fair will be held from October 13-16, 2016. This year’s staging will be held under the theme “Vincy: Read and Write”, with a focus on literacy.
The Literary Fair will officially launch on Thursday, October 13th at 5:30 p.m. at the grounds of the Open Campus with an opening ceremony, followed by a reception.
On Friday, October 14th the Vincentian Association of Artists Writers and Producers will host, ‘An Evening of Pan Poetry and Dance’. The event will include the annual poetry awards.
On Saturday, October 15th there will be a Children’s Village and a Film Night. The Children’s Village will begin at 10 a.m. and finish at 3 p.m. Children will enjoy storytelling, riddles, ‘old time’ games and the reading of pieces by participants in this year’s national reading competition. Following that, Film Night will start at 6 p.m. with the screening of local documentaries on important aspects of our cultural heritage.
The Literary Fair is also an opportunity to showcase new and emerging Vincentian talent in the visual and performing arts. Patrons will no doubt have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the art and culture from local talent.
For more details, contact the UWI Open Campus at (784) 456-1183 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org