TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ INTERNATIONAL ONLINE POETRY COMPETITION FOR POETS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

DEAR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FANS,

ENTRIES FOR THE Tony Tokunbo Fernandez INTERNATIONAL ONLINE COMPETITION FOR POETS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA ENDS IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS ON MONDAY THE 18TH OF APRIL 2016

THE COMPETITION IS AIMED AT ENCOURAGING THE ART OF WRITING IN MANY LITERARY CIRCLES AROUND DIFFERENT REGIONS AROUND THE WORLD AND INCREASING THE LEVEL OF CREATIVE CONFIDENCE, AND SELF ESTEEM AS PART OF OUR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVES.

THERE IS STILL TIME TO SEND IN YOUR ENTRIES BY EMAIL
BASIC RULES OF THE COMPETITION CAN BE FOUND BELOW- PLEASE FORWARD THIS POST TO ALL YOUR CONTACTS LIVING IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

BASIC RULES.

1. APPLICANTS WILL NEED TO BE LIVING IN ANY COUNTRY IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
2. CONTENT WILL NEED TO BE ENGAGING WITH THOUGHT PROVOKING THEMES AND SUBJECT MATTERS RICH IN STYLISTIC DEVICES
3. ENTRIES WILL BE NEED TO SENT TO afripoet@gmail.com AND THE SUBJECT HEADING NEEDS TO BE TITLED “TTF POETRY”
4. CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS MONDAY THE 18TH OF APRIL 2016
WINNERS WILL RECEIVE GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE, AWARD CERTIFICATE, PRIZES AND FREE PROMOTION OF THEIR WORK ON MY INTERNATIONAL BLOG WHICH HAS A DECENT FOLLOWING IN OVER 17 COUNTRIES.
ALL TEN FINALISTS WILL ALSO HAVE FREE PROMOTION OF THEIR LITERARY WORK ON MY BLOG
FOR MORE INFO YOU CAN CONTACT ME ON WHATSAPP AS I AM BASED IN THE UK +447882809005
ALSO WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE UPDATES ON OUR Africa4u Awards for People of Colour in New Jersey and New York TAKING PLACE THIS MONTH IN THE STATES

T.T.F

REAL

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About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World
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