Collective or individual projects may be presented to the Short  Poems Competition. The competing poems must be presented in Portuguese and must not exceed 140 characters, under penalty of exclusion. The theme is “Alliances“.

The poems will be divided into three categories

Children – up to 12 years old;

Young Adults – from 12 to 18 years old;

Adult – over 18 years old.

Short Poem Competition is an activity organized by the Municipality of Vizela, in partnership with Portugal-UK 650. 

Interested parties wishing to participate in the Short Poem Competition may post their poems on the Short Poetry Competition Facebook page at or send them via email to until the 8th of April 2022, indicating the name and category in which they are competing.

The following prizes will be awarded: 

In the Children’s category books will be offered to the three best entries. 

In the Young Adults category the three best entries will receive the following prizes:

  1. shopping voucher worth € 60.00
  2. shopping voucher worth € 40.00
  3. shopping voucher worth € 20.00

In the Adult category the three best entries will receive the following prizes

  1. shopping voucher worth € 100.00
  2. shopping voucher worth € 50.00
  3. shopping voucher worth € 25.00

The selected poems will be published in a book on a date to be determined.

Participants must give permission for  the use of their texts. 


See the Rules of the Competition here and download the Parental Consent if required.


The event is finished.