Spoken Word

Deadline: Nov 20, 2024 2:00 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Nov 30, 2024 10:00 am - Dec 01, 2024 8:00 pm (EDT)
Orlando, Florida

About the event

7th Annual Multicultural Festival - A free, two-day, festival that draws thousands of people from more than 110 different cultures to experience music, dance, food, visual arts, spoken word, games and interactive activities in Downtown Orlando. Annual Fusion Cooking Contest - Experience unique fusion dishes with ingredients and techniques from around the world made by local chefs as they compete for the $1,000 prize! MYgration Films 2024 - A film festival in partnership with the Global Peace Film Festival in which local filmmakers have five days to produce a short, three to five minute, documentary about a person’s journey to Central Florida. Filmmakers and subjects are randomly paired on a Friday evening and the film must be submitted by midnight Wednesday. There’s currently a collection of about 65 films, and every month, a Watch Party is hosted featuring a live conversation with past participants and special guests.
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About the application

Rap about the diversity around us, tell stories from around the world, or take the audience through a verbal labyrinth of international poetry traditions.

Terms & Conditions

By submitting this application, I agree that FusionFest can use the content I submit (photos, videos and short bio) to show in promotions for the festival and related events. I understand that this is an Intent to Participate, and that I will be contacted if selected for the next phase.
I (or my child/ren) am voluntarily participating in this program, class or event written above. In return for the opportunity to participate, I voluntarily for myself (or my child/ren) waive, release, indemnify and hold harmless Orange County and FusionFest, Inc. and their officers and employees from any liabilities, claims, damages, injuries, losses, and expenses including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs whatsoever, including those for personal injury, death or property damage, which may arise from or in connection with participation in this program, class or event.
If this registration is for one of my minor child/ren, I hereby consent to emergency treatment and transportation of my minor child for any condition which may arise during, from, or in connection with participation in this program, class or event and I shall be responsible for the payment of all costs associated with such emergency treatment or transportation.
Further, I hereby give permission to Orange County and FusionFest, Inc. to use any photographs taken by the County or FusionFest, Inc., its officers, employees, or agents, of either me or my child/ren during participation in this program, class or event. I agree such photographs shall be the property of Orange County or FusionFest, Inc. and I am not entitled to compensation of any kind for the use of such photographs.
I agree to abide by all County, State and federal ordinances, rules and regulations, and understand that Orange County and FusionFest, Inc. have the right to change fees and requirements when necessary. This release shall remain in effect until canceled in writing.
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You are agreeing that, even if Orange County or FusionFest, Inc. uses reasonable care in providing this activity, there is a chance your child may be seriously injured or killed by participating in this activity because there are certain dangers inherent in the activity which cannot be avoided or eliminated.
By signing this form you are giving up your child’s right and your right to recover from Orange County or FusionFest, Inc. in a lawsuit for any personal injury, including death, to your child or any property damage that results from the risks that are a natural part of the activity.
You have the right to refuse to sign this form, and Orange County or FusionFest, Inc. has the right to refuse to let your child participate if you do not sign this form.

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
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  • Website (Optional)
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Additional information

  • Which country or culture you most relate to?
  • Which category are you applying for?*
  • Add your short bio, including your experience as a writer or spoken word artist.*
  • If you have never performed at our stage, please share a link of you performing, or a small file with sample content.  All material must be family friendly.  This may be a simple recording of you on your phone, or written material.

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 1
  • File attachment (PDF, Word, PNG, JPG)
Spoken Word
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