Program Category: Special Events


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Special Event: Gala Opening & Writers Dinner at Casa Luna

26 Oct 2016 18:00

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the opening night of UWRF 2016! Begin with the star-studded Gala Opening at the elegant Blanco Renaissance Museum, with speeches from UWRF …

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Special Event: Thursday | Bahasa Breakfast

27 Oct 2016 08:00

Kick-start your Festival day with Balinese treats and coffee, while learning the basics of Bahasa Indonesia. Learn key greetings, the dos and don’ts, as well as useful Indonesian phrases that …

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Special Event: Foreign Correspondents’ Lunch

27 Oct 2016 12:00

Whether reporting from exotic locales or the world’s trouble spots, the life of a foreign correspondent is never dull. Over lunch with a backdrop of a lush, Ubudian jungle hear …

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Special Event: A New York Night with Hanya Yanagihara

27 Oct 2016 19:00

Head to Ubud’s own slice of NYC for an intimate chat with Hanya Yanagihara. Hosting this one-of-a-kind author for one night only, Room4Dessert’s chefs will prepare a special family-style menu …

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Special Event: Women of Letters

27 Oct 2016 19:00 /

A literary fixture in Australia and the the USA, this unique evening celebrates the lost art of letter writing with a handpicked selection of Festival guests asked to write, and …

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Special Event: Friday | Basa Bali Breakfast

28 Oct 2016 08:00

Kick-start your Festival day with Balinese treats and coffee, while learning the basics of Basa Bali. Learn key greetings, the dos and don’ts, as well as useful phrases that will …

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Special Event: Lunch with Magda Szubanski

28 Oct 2016 11:30

Heartbreaking, joyous, intimate, and revelatory, Reckoning is the book where Magda Szubanski, one of Australia’s most beloved performers, tells her story. Now a multi-award winning memoirist, Magda will take us …

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Special Event: Talking Fiction with Lionel Shriver

28 Oct 2016 17:00 /

Lauded by readers and critics alike, Lionel Shriver has given us some of the most acclaimed and compelling works of fiction of recent years. Raise a glass and join an …

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Special Event: People of Letters

28 Oct 2016 19:00 /

A literary fixture in Australia and the USA, this unique evening celebrates the lost art of letter writing. A handpicked selection of Festival guests will share ‘A Letter To The …

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Special Event: Meet the Writers: Long Table Dinner

28 Oct 2016 19:00

Eat, drink, and enjoy the finest literary company while savouring sumptuous Indonesian dishes from across the archipelago. Rub shoulders with fellow book-lovers and extraordinary writers from around the world for …

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Special Event: Morning Meditation

29 Oct 2016 07:30 /

Ready your mind and (bookish!) spirit for the day ahead with a special morning meditation at tranquil Taman Baca. Led by Balinese spiritual teacher Prabhu Darmayasa, whose widely-published works include …

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Special Event: Saturday | Bahasa Breakfast

29 Oct 2016 08:00

Kick-start your Festival day with Balinese treats and coffee, while learning the basics of Bahasa Indonesia. Learn key greetings, the dos and don’ts, as well as useful Indonesian phrases that …

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Special Event: The Traveller’s Lunch

29 Oct 2016 12:00

Indulge your inner nomad with tales from near and far over a sumptuous lunch in the breathtaking surrounds of Alila. Join Jamie James, author of The Glamour of Strangeness, Richard …

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Special Event: Around the World in 80 Bites

29 Oct 2016 18:30 /

The best stories take us places. Enjoy an evening of exquisite bridges’ fare, and let your imagination take flight as Festival authors from Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Canada, and Singapore …

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Festival Club: Late Night Laughs

When a man publishes a book, there are so many stupid things said that he declares he’ll never do it again. The praise is almost always worse than the criticism …

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Special Event: Literary Jalan-Jalan

30 Oct 2016 08:00

A morning walk to remember, join some of the Festival’s finest storytellers for a literary jalan-jalan – Indonesian for ‘wander’ – along Penestanan’s hidden paths and through lush rice fields to …

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Special Event: A Delicious Journey with Valli Little

30 Oct 2016 09:30

Arriving in Australia 40 years ago – fresh from her Cordon Bleu training in London – Valli Little was confronted by a lack of fresh produce, and an early meal …

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Special Event: Mengupas Sastra

30 Oct 2016 10:00 /

Buka jendela sastra Indonesia dan kupas perjalanannya bersama Djenar Maesa Ayu, pengarang buku-buku yang selalu menerima banyak pujian dan Triyanto Triwikromo, sastrawan Indonesia yang telah memenangkan banyak penghargaan. Dipandu oleh …

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Special Event: Look Who’s Coming to Lunch

30 Oct 2016 12:00

Nab your reservation to Ubud’s highly-lauded, hot-ticket restaurant, Locavore. An intimate lunch, with an unforgettable degustation, this is an imagination-meets-fine-dining mash-up, where foodie dreams collide with the fine minds of …

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Special Event: Remembering Made Wijaya

30 Oct 2016 17:15 /

Renowned architect and author Made Wijaya was beloved in Bali by the expatriate community and Balinese alike, and his death in September shocked many who had known him as a …

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