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Bloomsday Competition Maputo

Embassy Maputo mark Bloomsday 2021 with a special local collaboration and a Bloomsday themed poetry competition for all ages

Collaboration with Dom Junior

This Bloomsday, Embassy Maputo has collaborated with local rapper Dom Junior to create a unique piece that celebrates Mozambican and Irish culture and creativity, set against the beautiful backdrop of Maputo city and the Indian Ocean.

Look out for special video here on Wednesday 16 June, and follow Embassy Maputo’s social media for more information.

Bloomsday Poetry Competition for all ages

Ireland is known as the land of poets, and this week is particularly special as we celebrate some of our most esteemed writers. To mark W.B. Yeats Day on 13 June and Bloomsday on 16 June, where we celebrate James Joyce and his renowned novel Ulysses, the Embassy wants to uncover talented local writers and so we are launching the Embassy’s 2021 Bloomsday Poetry Competition!

To enter please submit your original poem by via the Embassy’s Facebook page, here. This can be in English or Portuguese and in any style you like! We will have Irish themed prizes for the best entries in the following age categories:





The competition closes on Bloomsday, 16 June and prizes must be collected from the Embassy. Good luck! #Bloomsday2021