Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Reading and Writing on Saraswati Day
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Reading and Writing on Saraswati Day

Program Announced for 2014 Ubud Writers and Readers Festival October 1-5, 2014


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Ubud, Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, tickets
Click Image to Enlarge

(7/5/2014)

What has become one of South-East Asia’s largest literary events return to Ubud in Central Bali from 1-5 October, 2014.

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival will host over 150 writers from more than 30 countries exploring this year’s theme of ‘Wisdom & Knowledge’ and paying tribute to Saraswati, the Balinese Hindu goddess of learning.

Somewhat ironically, this year's UWRF will encompass the date of October 4th – Saraswati Day in Bali – a day dedicated to books during which devout Balinese refrain from reading!

The program just released features an array of literary lunches, in-depth conversations, panel discussions with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers, twilight performances, film screenings, poetry slams, street parties, cultural master classes, art exhibitions and book launches.

Among the confirmed international writers include acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh, Pulitzer Prize finalist Deborah Baker, scientist and Australian of the Year Tim Flannery, 2014 DSC Prize-winner Cyrus Mistry, 5 Star Billionaire author and Booker Prize finalist Tash Aw and much-loved children’s book writer Mem Fox.

On top of that, ‘genius’ debut novelist and Baileys Prize-winner Eimear McBride has joined the line-up, as well as graphic artist Reinhard Kleist,
Women of Letters founder Michaela McGuire, memoirist Liam Pieper, 2014 Miles Franklin shortlisted nominee Fiona McFarlane, and intrepid adventurer and author of On the Trail of Genghis Khan - Tim Cope.

Those on hand in Ubud can also look for Tracks creator Robyn Davidson with her memoir that was made into a hit film starring Mia Wasikowska in 2014. Esteemed film auteur Rolf de Heer will join UWRF following a ‘standing ovation’ of his latest film Charlie’s Country in Cannes.

American-in-exile and poet Kosal Khiev will speak about surviving the prison system, while writer Kate Holden will share how she has survived a heroin addiction and life as a prostitute.

From Indonesia the festival will welcome pioneering publisher and founder of Tempo magazine Goenawan Mohamad, architect Made Wijaya, Islamist intellectual Azyumardi Azra, well-regarded ARMA gallerist Agung Rai, indie rock artist Made Bayak Muliana and award-winning documentary maker Dwitra J Ariana.

Early Bird 4-DAY PASSES are now available to purchase with saving of 20% available until July 31.

4-DAY Passes are valid for the 4 days of Main Program events (including panels, in-conversations, discussions, talks and more), from 2 – 5 October.

Link for On-Line Ticket Purchase
 


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Tax as a Target
Bali Governor Wants Price Controls on Bali Hotels
(2/25/2017)
Close Every Door to Me
Sriwijaya Flight from China to Bali Returns to Guangzhou to Close a Door
(2/25/2017)
Connecting Communities Through Film
BALINALE Bali International Film Festival September 24-30, 2017
(2/25/2017)
Royals to Annoy All in Bali?
Bali Police Promise Extraordinary Security During Visit of Saudi Arabian King March 4-9. 2017
(2/25/2017)
When Your Girdle is Killing You
South African Woman Caught at Bali Airport with 1.1 kilograms of Methamphetamines Stashed in her Corset
(2/25/2017)
Grenier Prefers Greener
Hollywood Actor Adrian Grenier Comes to Bali to Lobby for Clean, Plastic-Free Oceans
(2/25/2017)
Take it to the Bank
Government Asks World Bank and Udayana University to Mediate Benoa Bay Reclamation Controversy
(2/24/2017)
Massive Monarchial Movement
Eight Aircraft to Bring King of Saudi Arabia and Party of 1,500 to Bali for Holiday Visit March 4-9, 2017
(2/25/2017)
Rp. 16 Million = 5 Years of Jail Time
Police to Charge American Expat Paul Hoffman with Armed Robbery for Series of Convenience Store Robberies
(2/24/2017)
Prepared for Tourism Takeoff
Transportation Minister Outlines Massive National Airport Development Program
(2/24/2017)
A Night for the Birds
More than Rp. 20 million Raised at Bali Starling Night at Big Tree Farm by Begawan Foundation
(2/24/2017)
Giving Busses the Business in Bali
Plans Under Review to Limit Maximum Bus Length in Kuta, Bali to 5 Meters
(2/24/2017)
All [News]!