Children's Poetry Competition open for submissions

Kids Express 2010, a poetry competition for school aged children, is now open for submissions.
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* Bantry - Cork - Ireland

Oct. 15, 2009 - PRLog -- Kids Express 2010 poetry competition for school aged children 8-12 and 13-17 is now open for submissions. Kids Express is part of Poets Express, a celebration of performance poetry, and for 2010 a special night is planned. All short listed entries (to be announced in June 2010) will have the opportunity to perform their poem on stage in Bantry, West Cork. First place winners will receive an engraved Kids Express trophy and award certificate.

Poems must be in English, any style, up to 60 lines. Only one poem may be submitted, and must be original work of entrant. Poems should be typed on A4 paper, one side only, and should not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere. Poems that have won or been in the prize lists of previous competitions are not eligible. Entries are open to any nationality from any country. A completed application form must accompany all entries. Any entries received without a completed application form will be disqualified. Application forms can be requested by e-mailing Submission deadline is 15 April 2010. There is no fee to enter.

Sponsored by Dark World International, Planet Mythos Video, and Poets Express, Kids Express will be expanded to an entire evening of entertainment in July 2010. This will be an all ages show, and admission to the night is free. Showcase performance poets will be appearing as special guests. This event is scheduled to be video taped and recorded for internet release.

Kids Express 2010 poetry competition for school aged children 8-12 and 13-17 is now open for submissions. Visit us on MySpace or e-mail for more information.

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