Woman Scream 2017, Polokwane-South Africa

We (Slam Emporium PLK) wish to confirm having hosted and event for the Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival in Polokwane, South Africa on 25 March 2017 at the Inner City Car Wash in Polokwane.

The event featured female poets from around Polokwane namely, Vivienne Maya Kambwiri, Nthabiseng (Kiowa) Masalesa (Winner of the 2016 Slam Emporium Goddess of the Mic Annual Slam), Lesego Mokumo and Mercy Dhliwayo (a.k.a Xtreme Sanity, co founder of the Slam Emporium PLK) as well as two female guests from outside Polokwane, namely Nyakallo from Qwaqwa and Lindokuhle (Kush) Malahleka from Kwazulu Natal.

The show also featured performances by supporting male poets who opened the show as "curtain raisers"  such as Thomas Masingi, Thabo Alpheus Chabalala, Selby Thato Kupa, and Polokwane based dance-hall artist Jah Mercifull and renowned rapper Necrophonic Skills who closed the show with musical performances.

The event was an outdoor event and it rained on the day but the rain did not stop the show as performers continued with their performances from the car wash veranda against the backdrop of raindrops. Attached herein below are some of the photographs from the event.