Makassar writers festival to return to Fort Rotterdam

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This article mentions Faisal Oddang Leila S. Chudori Melani Budianta Rachmat Hidayat Mustamin Ronny Agustinus

Originally published in Jakarta Post.
May 01, 2018


The eighth Makassar International Writers Festival (MIWF) is to be held from May 2 to 5 at Fort Rotterdam, several campuses and other locations across Makassar, South Sulawesi.

Initiated by independent cultural organization Rumata’ Artspace, the event has been given the theme “Voice/Noise” and is set to highlight several important topics related to current affairs, in Makassar, nationally and globally, such as the 20th year of Indonesian reformation, the 2018 simultaneous regional elections, preparations for the 2019 presidential election, the growing cooperation between communities worldwide to respond to social phenomena and the rise of literature and cultural collaborations between different countries that were independently initiated by global citizens.

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