Welcome to the seventh year of Poetry Out Loud in Hawaii! Once again The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with the Hawai'i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and Honolulu Theatre for Youth to offer this exciting poetry recitation contest in the islands. Open to students grade 9th-12th this contest begins at the classroom level where winners advance to a school-wide competition, then to the State Finals, and ultimately to the National Finals in Washington, DC.
State Finals will be held on Sunday, March 3rd, at Tenney Theatre at St. Andrews' Cathedral, at 1pm. Friends, family, teachers, fellow students, and anyone else interested in poetry are more than welcome to come watch and cheer the students on!
On this website you will be able to find information on the national Poetry Out Loud contest, information on the contest here in the islands, and the online registration form if your school would like to get involved. Please keep in mind all schools must register by January 25 2013, at the latest in order to participate in this year's contest. State Finals will be held on Sunday, March 3rd 2013 at Tenney Theatre in downtown Honolulu.
Please feel free to also visit the national Poetry Out Loud website for a wealth of information on the contest at www.poetryoutloud.org
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