The 3rd International Festival of Poetry and Resistance (IFPOR) is in honour of oppressed people everywhere. In 2009, it focused on freedom for the Cuban Five and in 2010, on self-determination of peoples.
IFPOR views poetry as, yes, a source of delight, but, also, as a weapon for liberation as it was used by the great poets of the past such as Nazim Hikmet, Pablo Neruda, Ho Chi Minh, Jose Marti, Vladimir Mayakovsky and so many others around the world.
A complete programme and various locations for the three-day event can be found here.
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