The World Congress of Poets (WCP) was founded in 1969 by †Amado M.Yuzon, †Kri shna Srinivas, †Lou Lutour and Tin-Wen Chung and held for the first time in Manila in 1969. Since that time, 33 successive Congresses have been held in the following locations: 

 

World Congress of Poets (WCP)

 

Place

 

President

 

Year

 

Page

I WCP   

Manila, Philippines

Amado Yuzon

1969

41

II WCP   

Taipei, Taiwan

Tin-wen Chung

1973

42

III WCP   

Baltimore, MA USA

Jeno Platthy

1976

43

IV WCP   

Seoul,

Korea

Byung-hwa-Cho

1979

45

V WCP   

S Francisco, USA

Rosemary C. Wilkinson

1981

46

VI WCP   

Madrid,

Spain

Justo Jorge Padrón

1982

47

VII WCP   

Marrakech, Morocco

Leopold Sedar Senghor

1984

48

VIII WCP   

Corfu,

Greece

Leopold Sedar Senghor

1985

49

IX WCP   

Madras,

India

Justice S. Mohan

1986

49

X WCP   

Bangkok, Thailand

Prince Chand Chirayu Rajani

1988

50

XI WCP   

Cairo,

Egypt

Mahmoud Khalifa Ghanem

1990

52

XII WCP

Istanbul, Turkey

Osman Turkay

 1991

53

XIII  WCP

Haifa,

Israel

Ada Aharoni

 1992

54

XIV WCP   

Monterey, Mexico

Sonya Garza Rapport

1993

56

XV WCP   

Taipei, Taiwan

Chi-lung Wang

1994

57

   XVI WCP   

Maebashi, Japan

Yutaka Akiya

 1996

58

XVII WCP   

Seoul,

Korea

Han-yi Baek

1997

59

XVIII WCP   

Bratislava, Slovakia

Milan Richter

1998

60

XIX WCP   

Acapulco, Mexico

Manuel S Leyva Martinez

1999

64

XX WCP   

Thessalonica, Greece

Nikolaos Moshovos

2000

66

XXI WCP   

Sydney, Australia

Robyn Ianssen

2001

66

XXII WCP   

Iasi,

Romania

Dorin Popa

2002

70

XXIII WCP   

Taipei, Taiwan

Chi-lung Wang

2003

72

XXIV WCP   

Seoul,

Korea

Han-yi Baek

2004

75

XXV WCP   

Los Angeles, USA

Lucy Cabieles

2005

76

XXVI WCP    

Ullaanbaatar, Mongolia

Gombojav MEND-OOYO

2006

78

XXVII WCP   

Chennai,

India

Justice S. Mohan

2007

84

XXVIII WCP   

Acapulco, Mexico

Maria E. Soberanis

2008

89

XXIX WCP   

Budapest, Hungary

 István Turczi

2009

93

XXX WCP   

Taipei, Taiwan

Yu Hsi

2010

98

XXXI WCP   

Kenosha, USA

Mary Ann Lackovich

2011

100

XXXII WCP   

Israel

Ernesto Kahan

2012

10

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

 

 

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