Spoken word contest celebrates diversity

Imagine a world without hate and win prizes.

Imagine a world without hate and win prizes.

The Diversity Caravan is hosting a song and spoken word poetry contest on the theme of imagining a world without hate.

Winners will be selected by a panel of professional artists and awarded cash prizes, including $400 for first place. Finalists will be invited to perform in the Comox Valley Aug. 27.

Entry deadline is Aug. 23. To enter, please e-mail diversitycaravan@gmail.com with song or spoken word text attached, along with the recording.

The Diversity Caravan will have an information booth and interactive community art poster at Vancouver Island Exhibition Aug. 19-21.