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MARYMOUNT TO HOST SPOKEN WORD COMPETITION

MONTREAL, FEBRUARY 27, 2017 – Marymount Academy International in NDG (5100 Côte St. Luc Road) will host a Spoken Word competition on Tuesday, February 28 (1 pm to 3:30 pm)

Besides host Marymount, the 30 competing students will come from Laurier Macdonald High School in St. Léonard, John Rennie High School in Pointe Claire, Centennial Academy in NDG and North Star Academy in Laval.é

Spoken Word is a performance art that is word based. It is an oral art that focuses on the aesthetics of word play and intonation and voice inflection. This “catchall' activity tincludes any kind of poetry recited aloud, including hip-hop, jazz poetry, poetry slams, traditional poetry readings and can include comedy routines and “prose monologues.”



Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca