By Aderibigbe Olamide
The program scheduled to last for 2 days, started with a poetry class with shittu Fowora, shittu Fowora,who is a poetry scholar, took a class with the Gopoethick attendees at the noon hour of Friday 15th July. The class which lasted for 2 hours started by 12:00pm and ended some minutes after 2. Shittu Fowora intimated his students with the etymology and concept of poetry.
The program took a turn at 4:00pm,when the main event is scheduled to take place. The event which was held at the cooperative building was attended by scholars in the field of poetry and music.
There are several poetry exhibition which hosted the performance of upcoming poets in the likes of idowu David,Ayoola goodness and others.
There’s also a showcase of fine arts by a 14 year old girl of Yaba college of technology staff school,Lagos,Oyinkansola,where she displayed her artistry prowess through light painting.
Also,there are several sensational poets,present at the event,who also exhibit there talent in this aspect,people like arch angel,agarahu,Kenny Falodun among others.
Musical performance is one of the activities that spiced up this legendary event,with performance by sabaya band, Gbemisola,L Noel,Banks and others.
It will be incomplete if the presence of the poetry legendary AK Gagatora isn’t mentioned, where he also exhibits his poetry prowess and also triggers youngsters with his poems.
Gopoethick continues on Saturday 16th June with mountaineering and kegites Gyrations.