The Poetry Stage

The Poetry stage is situated at the Brandmannamuseet opposite Hembygdsgården and the Circus tent outside the festival area and has no admission fee. It is a place for those of you who likes words in all forms, with or without music. Poetry Slam has through the years become a more and more popular element at Urkult, and poets from all over meet here on stage. Spontaneous guest appearances are very welcome! The final which is held on Saturday normally fills the premises to the brim and has a cheerful atmosphere!

FRIDAY 4th of august

2 PM Open Stage
Everyone, young and old is welcome to share their own poems, songs, others poems and material likewise - just like the loving and welcoming spirit of urkult.

3.00 PM Audition to Poetry Slam
Do you want to participate at Urkult Poetry Slam, 2017? Notify your participation from 1.30 PM at the Poetry Stage. In the competition you will compete with your own material, no props is allowed, for maximum three minutes. The audience will then vote and from the points you have gathered you might go all the way to final and become the Poetry Slam Winner of 2017!


SATURDAY 5th of august

2 PM Open Stage
Everyone, young and old is welcome to share their own poems, songs, others poems and material likewise - just like the loving and welcoming spirit of urkult.

3.00 PM Poetry Slam Final
The festival most thrilling moment when the poets meet up over the title to become Poetry Slam Winner of 2017. The audience will vote for the winner and he or she will read the winning poem on the Main Stage. All fame and glory of course! Welcome to join a fantastic final where you as audience is participating in finding a winner!

Photo Bert Öhman