Program Category: Free Events


Art Exhibition: Jiwo

20 Oct 2016 10:00 /

Surround yourself with the endless imagination from Indonesian self-taught artists. Jiwo is a month length experience presented by Cata Odata that will bring you back to basic in appreciating art …

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Art Exhibition: Wajah Merah

22 Oct 2016 09:00 /

The real work of the artist is a surprise to himself. The term ‘wajah merah’ refers to the spirit of creativity present in the artist. Displaying the works of eight …

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Art Exhibition: Linda Kaun – The Power of You

25 Oct 2016 08:00 /

Your true power comes from loving and embracing all the parts of yourself. Join Linda Kaun and her Wise Council – a group of 7 figures she met during her …

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Art Exhibition: Bali Underground: Pita Maha and Rudolf Bonnet

26 Oct 2016 09:00 /

This exhibition will showcase the work of 20 young Indonesian artists, revealing their interpretation of the ‘Pita Maha’ (Great Spirit, Guiding Inspiration), their vision for Bali’s future, and their vision …

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Art Exhibition: Toraja Melo

26 Oct 2016 09:00 /

From the remote mountains of Sulawesi, the weavers of Toraja have rejuvenated the art of the Indonesian back-strap loom and preserved a cultural way of life. Toraja Melo means ‘beautiful …

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Art Exhibition: Tat Tvam Asi: Art Exhibition

27 Oct 2016 09:00 /

Art collective Militant Arts respond to the 2016 theme, Tat Tvam Asi, through creating paintings and three-dimensional works of sculpture and installation art at the Festival Hub. Keep your eyes …

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Art Exhibition: Lontar: The Palm-Leaf Texts

27 Oct 2016 09:00 /

View a unique exhibition of Balinese and Lombok lontar (palm-leaf manuscripts) from the Hanacaraka Society, a local NFP dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of Balinese alphabets, language, and texts. …

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Children & Youth Program: Your Pop-Up Adventure

Get ready to pop! Create a simple pop-up book with leading Malaysian paper engineer and teacher, Cikgu Rizal. He’ll share his stories and collection of pop-up books with you. This …

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Film Program: My Sky, My Home

27 Oct 2016 14:00 /

Two boys from different backgrounds develop a special friendship by understanding and appreciating their differences. Andri, aged 12, lives a sheltered life, while Gempol lives with his family in a …

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Children & Youth Program: Meet My Character

Don’t be afraid to be different! Professional cartoonist, illustrator, and graphic designer Monez will teach you how to draw outside the lines, and create a character of your very own. …

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Children & Youth Program: Press Club Mind Map

Grab your notebook, and prepare to make your school press club even better than before! Journalist and author Murizal Hamzah will show you how to create a mind map, and …

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Book Launch: Dancing Rain

27 Oct 2016 15:30 /

Jane Ardaneshwari wrote her first poem in fourth grade. After almost four decades of hibernation, she returned to poems, and Dancing Rain – her first poetry anthology – includes 101 …

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Book Launch: Ganga to Mekong: A Cultural Voyage Through Textiles

27 Oct 2016 16:00 /

Textiles have been the binding factor in the cultural history of India and Southeast Asia from times immemorial. This book traces the journey of these textiles, and how they enticed …

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Book Launch: Zero: When Journey Takes You Home

27 Oct 2016 16:30 /

After 10 years, the traveller returns home and comes face-to-face with one reality he has always feared: his mother is on the brink death. He recounts his journey, page after …

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Festival Club: Archipelago: A Journey Across Indonesia

All aboard for an island-hopping adventure through Indonesia with voyager and historian, Ian Burnet. From Java to Timor, he’ll share stories and pictures of this diverse land – from the …

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Book Launch: Bhagavad Gita (Nyanyian Tuhan)

27 Oct 2016 17:30 /

Bhagavad-gῑtā is the ‘Ambassador of Divine Love’, which breaks through differences of ethnicity, race, colour, and religion. Containing deeply universal messages of love and humanity, this translation from the Hindi …

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Live Music & Arts: Women of Words Poetry Slam

27 Oct 2016 18:00 / /

Calling all women of words – take the mic to celebrate strength and sisterhood. Rejoicing in women’s courage and spirituality, bodies and minds, this slam will have you raising your …

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Fringe Event: Wave Writers: Surf and Stories

27 Oct 2016 18:00 /

Tim Baker and Madelaine Dickie are two authors equally at home in the surf and on the page, with works spanning journalism, biography, travel, and fiction. Join them for a …

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Book Launch: Looking for Bali

27 Oct 2016 18:00 /

From village healers making house calls to fishermen coming home from sea, Looking for Bali is a new collection of lush, full-colour images from photographer Michael Dean Morgan documenting the …

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Festival Club: Writers Respond to Tat Tvam Asi

Taking inspiration from the Festival’s theme, a group of emerging writers share their work and reflections on the prismatic nature of Tat Tvam Asi – ‘I am you, you are …

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