European Slampionship 2012 – Antwerp – Belgium

Competition
The European Championship Poetry Slam 2012 was held in Antwerp, Belgium.  Dani Orviz from Spain was the European Poetry Slam Champion 2012. The Belgian Youness candidate came second. The British Stephanie Dogfoot won the bronze.

The other participants of 2012 were: Klaus Lederwasch (Austria), Mark Suveg aka Saiid(Hungary), Zygimantas Kudirka (Lithuania), Niklas Mesaros (Sweden), Jacob Hallgren (Denmark), Simen Torgersrud (Norway), M’sieur Dam and Eupédien (France), Jaak Känd(Estonia), Raquel Lima (Portugal), Alfonso Maria Petrosino (Italy), Muhamed Eljšani(Serbia), Roman Boryczko (Poland), Kira Wuck (The Netherlands).

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EUROPEAN POETRY SLAM NETWORKING DAYS 2012

Creatief Schrijven vzw hosted and organized the European final and also the network days
with lots of Slam experiences but also with an open space Slam Poetry about two topics:

Social Slam
Poetry can empower the less fortunate. Seckou and the Slammers of La Zone testified about their experiences with youngsters, students and inmates.

European network Slam Poetry?
Is it important to found a European network for Poetry Slam or does it not fit the genres? Slammers speaked of the current situation. Kaat Peeters talked about the foundation of the European Amateo Network (linken naar www.amateo.info)