WHAT: Perform at FusionFest! There are five ways to participate:
- Poetry Slam: Pour your thoughts about inclusion and Central Florida into a 3 minute poem to compete for one of two $500 awards. Twelve poets each day. Content must be family friendly.
- Storytelling: Mesmerize the audience with a narrative from one of the world’s folk. Content must be related to your heritage or culture.
- Teen Poets: A showcase of teen expression in 3 minute performances.
- Literature: Read a short poem from the great literature of your culture in its original language followed by English translation.
- Haikus:Condense our hospitable community into short haikus to compete for two $50 prizes. Participants will need to be prepared with a minimum of six haikus related to our diversity in Central Florida.
HOW: Fill out the application with your information and the category you want to perform in.
- Sept. 1: Applications Deadline
- Sept. 15: Acceptance Notifications
- Nov. 27 & 28: FusionFest
- Nov. 27: Opening Spectacle at 11 a.m.
- Nov. 28: Awards Show at FusionFest starting at 6:00 p.m.
PRIZE: Poetry Slam – two $500 prizes & Haikus – two $50 prizes.