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EXPRESSION - Campus Poetry Slam

Tilburg University invites you to join EXPRESSION - The Campus Poetry Slam in Tilburg. Be part of a wonderful evening about words and stories written by people from Tilburg and many other cities around the world.

Program information
Date 18 May 2016
Start 19:30 hrs
Location Black Box, Esplanade Building, Tilburg University
Entry free
Organisation Jan Völkel ( Campus Poet 2016), Academic Forum
Contact Ingemarie Sam


EXPRESSION is the encounter of the poets who tell stories with humour and charm.
EXPRESSION is the attempt of giving answers and raising questions about the big questions of life or small moments in the daily routine - in a way that listening is interesting and fun.
EXPRESSION is your chance to be part of the event - either as a poet or as member of the audience who decides who will be the winner of the evening and sent to the Dutch National Poetry Slam Championship.

How does EXPRESSION work?

All poets have three minutes for their presentation. They can talk about everything they want - as long as they have written the text by themselves.
The jury and the audience decide together who will proceed to the final round and who is going to be the winner of the day.

More information

Do you have more questions?

  • Poets: If you are interested in participating in our poetry slam, send an email to and you will be provided with all the information you need.
  • Audience: For more information, write an email to

Getting excited? Check out more poetry here.

Poetry Slam is an event by Jan Völkel (Campus Poet 2016) in cooperation with Academic Forum.


When: 18 May 2016 19:30

End date: 18 May 2016 22:00