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Word Up Poetry Slam 2019 Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Theatre
10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Reserved seating: $5 per person (purchase online, or call 954-747-4646)

The City's 11th-annual poetry slam featured some of the best spoken-word artists from high schools across Broward County. Our attendees and supporters heard students compete for bragging rights and cash prizes! The winners of our 2019 Word Up! Poetry Slam were selected by a panel of judges. Congratulations to Julia Safrin (1st place), Javaughn Leandre (2nd place), and Anna Bayuk (3rd place) on great performances. This year's full lineup of poets included:
  • Aitana Hidalgo, Cypress Bay High
  • Anna Bayuk, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
  • Ansley Brown, Millennium Collegiate Academy
  • Cahlil Bruce, Miramar High
  • Daniela Vergara, Cypress Bay High
  • Djennyca Ciceron, Millennium Collegiate Academy
  • Ifeanyi Uwadia, Hollywood Hills High
  • Javaughn Leandre, Stranahan High
  • Julia Safrin, Cooper City High
  • Marshall Mitchell, Plantation High
  • Nia Lewis, Millennium Collegiate Academy  
  • Victoria Montalvo, Millennium Collegiate Academy
Word Up! is presented by the City of Sunrise in collaboration with the Jason Taylor Foundation, the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, and the Art Prevails Project.
Last updated: 12/23/2019 10:01:59 AM