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 · Suka Duka: Compassion & Solidarity
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
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Suka Duka: Compassion & Solidarity

Ubud Writers and Readers Picks Theme for Sixth Festival October 7-11, 2009.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(1/24/2009)

Rated by Harper's Magazine as among the six top literary events in the world - Ubud Writers and Readers Festival returns to the hills of Ubud for its sixth running October 7-11, 2009.

Founder and force-behind-the-event, Janet de Neefe, confirms that writers are being invited, budgets being prepared and sponsors sought for what has become a major event on the literati calendar.

Last year's event drew record numbers of audience members who flocked to Ubud to participate in more than 50 events led by more than 100 writers. In all, some 43 intimate venues across Ubud were employed for panel sessions, book launches, performances, readings and literary lunches. Among the more popular events was a filled-to-capacity "conversation session" at the Neka Museum led by Vikram Seth that drew an audience of nearly four hundred readers and writers, who listened ardently to Seth chat jovially about his life growing up in India.

Suka-Duka: Compassion & Solidarity

The 2009 theme Suka-Duka: Compassion & Solidarity is an Indonesian philosophy that translates as the togetherness or mutual help in joy and suffering. In 2009, the enduring power of the human spirit over suffering and hardship will be explored alongside stories that have changed lives and tales of profound wisdom. Environmental issues and the rise of fundamentalism will be further debated with globalization, censorship of media and world poverty. The art of storytelling will be celebrated together with discussions on writing about travel, food, poetry and song.

This year's Ubud Writers & Readers Festival will continue its culinary tradition via visiting chefs descending on the kitchens of some of Ubud's hotels and resorts. They will join forces with leading literary stars to present the kind of languorous lunches and dinners for which the Ubud festival has become famous.

Among those invited to participate this year are Nobel Prize winners J.M. Coetzee and Wole Soyinka; Kate Grenville, Abdourahman Waberi, Mohammed Hanif, Laura Esquivel and Hari Kunzru.

[Ubud Readers and Writers Festival Website]


© 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
Have You Seen This Man?
Police in Bali Searching for American Who has Escaped Baliís Kerobokan Prison
(12/10/2017)
Dear Mr. President
PHRI-Bali Writes to President Joko Widodo Seeking Urgent Assistance to Bali Tourism
(12/10/2017)
Christmas at the Bali Safari & Marine Park
Special Offer from Bali Safari and Marine Park Through January 3, 2017 for the Domestic Market
(12/11/2017)
Your Better Not Shout! You Better Not Cry!
Bali Collection Holds Santa Fun Run at Nusa Dua Sunday, December 17, 2017
(12/10/2017)
Mate, What Volcano?
Garuda Indonesia Says Demand for Bali as a Holiday Destination ex Australia Remains Strong Despite Mt. Agungís Recent Volcanic Activity
(12/10/2017)
Keep Calm. Itís Only a Volcano
Editorial: Bali and the World Needs a New Way of Thinking About Volcanoes
(12/12/2017)
Painted Men and Boys
Young Men from Tegallalang, Bali Paint their Bodies to Ward Off Both Personal and Public Demons in Ngerebeg Procession
(12/10/2017)
Fake News on a Local Level
PHRI Karangasem Chairman Claims of Closed Hotels Strongly Refuted and Rejected by Alila and Amankila Hotels
(12/10/2017)
Counting the Damages
Officials Calculate the Cost of Tourism Losses from 2.5-day Closure of Baliís Airport
(12/10/2017)
No More Traffic Jams in Ubud
A Very Quiet Ubud Awaits the Return of Tourists
(12/10/2017)
Let there Be Light!
ITDC Hosts Nusa Dua Light Festival December 5-24, 2017
(12/10/2017)
The Road Less Traveled
Bali Toll Road Traffic Volume Down 25% Due to Lower Visitor Totals
(12/10/2017)
All [News]!