YOUR IDEA. OUR WORDS.
Bringing Poetry Slam to Your Event Across Europe.
At Kiezpoeten, we transcend language and borders to bring the vibrant energy of poetry slam and spoken word to your event.
No matter your theme—from sustainability to corporate innovation—we’ll transform it into captivating slam texts.
We’re not just about German poets; our roster boasts international, multilingual talents.
Ready to engage your audience, wherever you are in Europe.
With the worlds biggest organizer of Poetry Slams.
Your project and product deserve the spotlight.
Let us give your ideas the stage with words that resonate.
From Scotland to Italy, and beyond, Kiezpoeten is here to elevate your event.
Our international Artists
Our strong connections to the European Slam Scene empower us to find the perfect artist for any desire.
These are just our most frequent international poets. Also find our German poets here – most of which speak English.
European Slam-Champion 2016
Can adapt perfectly to non-native-English-speakers, plays well with the different styles of Poetry.
Vienna Slam-Champion 2018
Connector of the European Slam-Scene, well organized, Pan-European.
World Slam-Champion 2022
His performance spans across language-barriers. Also performs in a Bilingual Slam-Team with German Kiezpoet Jesko.
Australian Slam-Champion 2016
Well experienced in Poetic Recordings and writing theme-based poetry.
European Slam-Championship 2025
16.-18.10.2025: For the first time, the European Championship will be hosted in Germany. The Kiezpoeten will bring the event for 20+ poets from all over Europe to the Admiralspalast Berlin. Greater than ever – with a three days event. Tickets will follow soon.
If you’re interested in supporting or sponsoring the event, write us!
SERVICES WE OFFER
Impress your guests with live-written poems that capture the essence of your conference or event.
Multilingual Mastery: From English to Italian, our poets and moderators are ready to charm your audience in multiple languages.
Shows & Moderation
Shows & Moderation: Keep your audience entertained with cultural contributions and dynamic moderation that energizes the occasion.
Coachings & Workshops
Coachings & Workshops: Empower your employees with creative writing, humor, and stage presence skills that translate beyond the stage.
We’ll bring Poetry to your event
From sustainable events to tech conferences, our poets have expertise in a broad range of topics.
Our client list includes industries from education to artificial intelligence, showcasing our versatility and depth of knowledge.
We adapt to your theme and ensure seamless execution, with a backup plan always in place.
Our recent international customers are the Goethe Institute Warschau, the German-Italian Youth-Exchange VIAVAI and the University of Nantes.
Some of our other previous customers:
Giuliano Logos and Jesko Habert created a new kind of bilingual slam-poetry.
Italian meets German in a dynamic translation.
The concept is easy, the performance is Mastery.
You want a bilingual team-poetry with a focus on your theme?
Just write us. We’re sure, we can find a way, in several possible languages.
Book your own Poetry Slam
Foto: Thomas Kierock
Whether you’re hosting a full-scale poetry slam, a song slam, or a comedy slam:
Kiezpoeten is renowned for our creative concepts and flawless execution.
Let us customize your event with a thematic touch that speaks directly to your audience.
Showcase: Oxfam Slam
In 2023, our “Just.Food” poetry slam series for Oxfam brought the critical issue of food supply chains to six cities, merging art with advocacy to spotlight sustainability. Following its success, 2024 sees us continuing our partnership with Oxfam through the “Just.Climate” series, focusing on the pressing concerns of climate change. These series exemplify our commitment to using poetry as a powerful tool for social and environmental awareness.
Showcase: Urban Nature Hotel
At the Urban Nature Hotel in St. Peter Ording, we curate an annual lineup of eight shows, including poetry slams, song slams, and readings. Our performances transform the hotel bar into a bustling hub of artistic entertainment, captivating guests with evenings filled with culture and creativity.
Spezialformate: Krimi, Schnitzeljagd, Quiz
Event-organization and lineup-booking
Artist Contracts & Settlement
Book a custom-made poem
and Poetic Recordings
Foto: Petra Weixelbraun
What’s your theme? What’s off-limits?
Give us your briefing, and we turn it into art.
A feedback loop is always included: Need revisions, or is it perfect?
It’s that simple: Our poets will attend your event and captivate your audience.
With Poetic Recording, the experience becomes even more direct:
We shadow your conference from start to finish, unobtrusively in the background.
Your participants will scarcely notice us—until the end.
That’s when we perform a poem written live, encapsulating the day’s events.
We might say the awe of your guests at this live effect is priceless.
But it’s not.
SHOWCASE: All-Day School Congress Bremen
For the Ganztagsschulverband e.V., DKJS, the State Institute for School Quality and Educational Research Munich, and the State Institute for School Bremen, Kiezpoeten’s Jesko Habert crafted and performed multiple slam texts on the theme of all-day schools across Germany. These performances showcased the importance of integrating arts into educational discussions, making complex topics accessible and engaging.
Showcase: Future Forum on Energy & Climate
The Future Forum on Energy & Climate in Kassel was enriched by the talents of poets Luca Swieter and Samson, who humorously summarized the conference’s findings in a closing poetic recording. Their performance highlighted the forum’s outcomes, emphasizing the role of creativity in addressing serious topics like energy and climate change.
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Text creation based on your briefing
Inclusive feedback loop for revisions
Recording and editing of poetry clips
Book your Slam-Coaching
Foto: Samson Völk
In creative writing, we break away from conventions to discover new ideas.
Humor helps us deal with difficult topics effectively.
And stage presence ensures that we are heard.
This isn’t just important for art.
In our workshops, you’ll learn how to apply all these elements beyond the stage.
The approach is playful, interactive, and concise.
Showcase: Albert Schweizer Foundation
In a series of 10 workshops, we introduced the art of creative writing to residents of the Albert Schweitzer Foundation‘s assisted living facility, focusing on inclusion and diversity. Workshop leader Alina Habert developed a tailored learning concept that culminated in 2024 with poetry clips made by the residents, showcasing their voices and stories.
Showcase: Lilly Deutschland GmbH
For the 2023 Healthcare Convention by Lilly Deutschland, we not only penned a theme text on diabetes but also led a slam-coaching session on performance, emotion, and stage presence. This initiative underlined the power of spoken word to convey critical health messages and inspire change.
Leading Workshops for Groups