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October 2015

Singapore Writers Festival 2015

October 30, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Singapore Writers Festival 2015 The Singapore Writers Festival is Singapore’s multilingual literary festival, voted one of the best literary festivals in Asia by the South China Morning Post. October 30 – November 8, 2015 About The Singapore Writers Festival started in 1986 as a biennial festival. Now held yearly, the festival is a much anticipated event on the cultural calendar, presenting the world’s major literary talents to Singaporeans while shining a spotlight on home grown and Southeast Asian creative talents.…

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December 2015

Indonesia Readers Festival 2015

December 5, 2015 - December 6, 2015
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May 2017

Makassar International Writers Festival 2017

May 17, 2017 - May 20, 2017

The first and only international literary festival in Eastern Indonesia, which aims to promote the city of Makassar, in South Sulawesi Provinceas an important hub in arts, culture and literature in Asia and the World.

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August 2017

The 4th ASEAN Literary Festival

August 3, 2017 - August 6, 2017

The 4th ASEAN Literary Festival. Jakarta, 3-6 August 2017. Beyond Imagination.

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October 2017

Hari Puisi Indonesia 2017

October 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Kampung Buku Jogja #3

October 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Literature and Ideas Festival (LIFEs) 2017

October 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Salihara, Jl. Salihara 16, Pasar Minggu
Jakarta Selatan, 12520 Indonesia
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Komunitas Salihara proudly presents a festival of literature and ideas, LIFEs—a new name and format for Salihara’s Literary Biennale. This year’s theme is Viva! Reborn! focusing on “reading Latin America”. LIFEs culminates in October, the Month of Language—one of the reasons why we choose October as the time to hold this two-yearly event. A few programs will start as early as April. Then, four days each week between 7 and 29 October will be filled with exciting programs: Tuesday dance club, Thursday book…

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The 14th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

October 25, 2017 - October 29, 2017

From 25-29 October, the world’s leading authors, artists, thinkers and performers will converge on the 14th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival to share ideas and stories under the banner of this year’s theme, ‘Origins’. Across the Festival’s five-day program, the theme will unfold the powerful movements which have influenced and continue to shape the world – from the political to the technological, environmental to spiritual – and their cyclical manifestations throughout our existence. It will challenge audiences to consider the…

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November 2017

George Town Literary Festival 2017

November 24, 2017 - November 26, 2017

In a world ruled by demagogues, we are reminded of a time when the immortals – the gods – ruled, where myth and legends pervaded our understanding of the world and the cosmos, where human beings were human and the gods immortal. Monsters lived in their midst and it was one of the reasons the gods went to war, to wage battle against fearsome beasts who threatened all manner of destruction. But there were also men who became monsters, who…

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October 2019

LIFEs (Literature & Ideas Festival) 2019

October 12, 2019 - October 20, 2019
Salihara, Jl. Salihara 16, Pasar Minggu
Jakarta Selatan, 12520 Indonesia
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History is a story, and literature provides ample space for these diverse stories to be told. Unfortunately, we find that people tend to fight with one another over different versions of history. One of the problems facing this country is its closed and dogmatic historiography, which rarely allows space for diversity. We need history writing that is more inclusive and exciting. This year, LIFEs invites writers and readers to celebrate the diversity and richness of individual stories, to fill the…

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