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Rupesh Bhattarai performing ‘A Passport for My Mother’.

Nepali Spoken Word Poetry, Button Poetry, Word Warriors

The Innovation in Education Fair 2018 included spoken word poetry performances from the Word Warriors. Watch Rupesh Bhattarai perform ‘A Passport for My Mother’, which won an Honorable Mention in the 2018 Button Poetry video contest.

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Nisha Karki performing ‘Raat’

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The Innovation in Education Fair 2018 included spoken word poetry performances from the spoken word youth collective, the Word Warriors. Performing on stage is Nisha Karki with her wistful poem ‘Raat’.

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देवकोटा चोक

Karan for Blog

काठमाडौँमा जाडोले आफ्नो एउटा ताण्डव देखाउदै थियो । मलाई भने भैरहवाको त्यो न्यानो बतासको अत्यास लागिरहेको थियो ।

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शान्त नदीहरु आक्रोशित बनेका छन्…

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Samip Dhungel, in his poem, ‘Kali Das’, expresses fears of what we’re doing to the environment, reminding us that what we destroy is alive and more sacred than money is.

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Who are WW?

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Word Warriors are a Kathmandu-based group of young poets leading the spoken word movement in Nepal. We have been performing, conducting events, competitions and workshops, all over Nepal, sharing the platform that spoken word provides for youth expression and voice. Learn More>>

our programs

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Regional Slams

We organize inter-school youth poetry slam or competitions in various regions. In collaboration with Quixote’s Cove, we organized the second inter-school poetry slam in Kathmandu QC Awards 2013: The Poetry Slam , QC Awards 2013: Slamming in Surkhet in the Surkhet valley and the QC Awards 2015 . How do we organize regional slams? – […]

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Performances

Word Warriors do performances at bars, museums, art spaces, events and in random streets or art spaces around town.

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Educational Programs
Educational Programs

Our educational workshops are designed in such a way, that it not only instills them with poetry skills and tools, but also helps them become creative thinkers and writers and better public speakers.

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Write to Speak

Write to Speak is a campaign run by the Word Warriors, to introduce performance poetry to young members from diverse communities in five urban centers in Nepal.

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