About competition:

Mental health awareness is the ongoing effort to reduce the stigma around mental illness and mental health conditions by sharing our personal experiences.  

This is observed worldwide from 1-31 MAY each year

The purpose of this competition is to use poetry and spoken word to create awareness

How to participate:


  • Click on submit an entry
  • create an account & login
  • upload your video or attach the video link .
  • ( You can upload your video on social media, or on google drive and share the link with us )
  • Add your name and information on how to contact you


Preliminary rounds are conducted by review of videos submitted within the online submission portal.
The video must not be more than 5 minutes long.
The video must be recorded in landscape orientation, with clear audio and video.
The video must show the competitor facing forward.
The video must begin with the competitor stating their name, piece (title and composer), and that the video is for the IkOkay Mental Wellness Spoken Word Competition.
The video and audio must be unedited from the time the competitors announces themselves through the last que of their performance.
The video must be uploaded to the Club Talanta website competition portal.

Winners Prizes

1st Prize Ksh 10,000/-
2nd Place Ksh 5,000/-
3rd Place Ksh 3,000/-