UNAWA: Spoken Word Poetry Night for Mental Health Awareness [event]


UNAWA: Spoken Word Poetry Night for Mental Health Awareness poster
UNAWA: Spoken Word Poetry Night for Mental Health Awareness poster

Rotaract Club of Fort Bonifacio Global City invites you to be a part of UNAWA: Spoken Word Poetry Night for Mental Health Awareness on September 23 at Commune Cafe+Bar in Makati.

Co-organized with the Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition and Rotaract Club of Makati West, UNAWA will showcase stories of Mental Health related illnesses in the Philippines.

Mental illness in the country is a silent killer, with at least 2,558 cases of suicide arising from mental health issues reported in 2012 alone.

This is the right time to talk about this pressing issue especially to the youth through the use of poetry.

Before it gained notoriety, tokhang or “toktok hangyo” originally meant knock and negotiate. This means resolving conflicts by coming together and putting aside differences, which is what this event is trying to highlight.

UNAWA lineup of performers
UNAWA lineup of performers

What: UNAWA: Spoken Word Poetry Night for Mental Health Awareness
When: 6PM 23-Sep-17
Where: Commune Cafe+Bar, 36 Polaris, Makati, Metro Manila!

Be part of a night of poetry, music, and advocacy. Take your chance to perform your poetry and share your story at the open mic session!

Entrance fee is Php 250.00 inclusive of a drink and discounts to selected items in Commune Cafe’s Menu.


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