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World Poetry Café

Abbotsford Community Services is looking for participants, artists, and literary performers to attend this year’s World Poetry Café, tentatively scheduled on March 15th. This is a fantastic opportunity for students wishing to showcase their unique talent and cultural background within the community.

What:  The World Poetry Café is a public event that seeks to promote the literary diversity of ethno-cultural groups and languages in Abbotsford and to increase the community’s awareness of multicultural arts in the region.

Who:  Participating poets, writers, and performers can present in the language of their choice (which may include their mother-tongue) and time will be allocated for audience response, if the performer wishes.

When:  March 15, 2016 (tentative), 7:00pm-9:00pm 

How:  If you would like to participate, please contact Lia Bishop below. If you would like to incorporate this into a larger academic project, a letter of support can be requested.

Lia Bishop
Community Developer
Abbotsford Community Services
604.859.7681 ext. 270 C. 604.308.7123

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Mesa Latina

Mesa Latina is a student group that meets regularly to converse in Spanish. This is a great opportunity to develop your Spanish speaking skills within a relaxed and easy-going environment. Play games and participate in a variety of activities, while conversing with others who share the same goal. Enjoy an informal, non-classroom setting!

When: Every Thursday, from 12:00pm-1:00pm

Where: Room D219, UFV Abbotsford campus

Contact: email


Hay Wey

Tune in to Hay Wey, a show for the youth of the Spanish community in the Fraser Valley, on CIVL radio (101.7 FM). Visit to listen from anywhere in the world. Click here to listen live or to stream previous shows.

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When: Listen every Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm Pacific time. (Works best to use Internet Explorer.) Todos los viernes de 10 am a 12 pm tiempo del pacifico (12 pm a 2 pm tiempo del centro de mexico). 

How to Connect: You may contact us during the show at 604.851.6307. Follow us on Twitter @HayWeyMonii. Like us on Facebook.  Siguenos en Twitter: @HayWeyMonii. Pueden contactarnos durante el programa: 604.851.6307.
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