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Pecha Kucha

26 Oct 2016 20:30 / /

Ignite your ideas with a fast and furious Pecha Kucha night at Betelnut. Brave Festival artists step out on stage to share what they’re passionate about in the 20×20 format: …

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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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Cooking Class & Market Tour

Awaken your senses with a guided tour through iconic Ubud market and learn about the herbs and spices used in ceremonial and everyday Balinese dishes. Return to the cooking school …

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Behind the Screen

27 Oct 2016 10:00

Join in as screen writer and script editor Alicia Walsh shares her experience on writing for film and TV. Discover her top tips for sharp screen writing, and how to …

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Ayo! Let’s Go!

Sing, move, and get ready to stop, drop and yoga at the launch of Ayo! Let’s Go! – songs for children in Indonesian and English. Discover the difference between hanging …

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First Languages

27 Oct 2016 10:15 /

What is the impact of one language upon another? Australian and Indonesia have a wealth of indigenous languages, yet a single language dominates public life and, of course, publishing. These …

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In Order to Live

27 Oct 2016 10:15 /

Joan Didion famously wrote, “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” Four writers unpack the way stories help us navigate the world and understand each other, and what the …

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Suki Kim: Without You, There Is No Us

27 Oct 2016 10:15 /

In 2011, investigative journalist Suki Kim went undercover in North Korea. Posing as a missionary and a teacher, she taught English to the 19-year-old sons of North Korea’s ruling class. …

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The View From Here

27 Oct 2016 11:30 /

Will we remember 2016 as the year everything changed? What effect will global events such as Brexit, the US election, and increased acts of terrorism have on Southeast Asia? Is …

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Side by Side

27 Oct 2016 11:30 /

When natural disasters strike, we’re all in it together. Hear from two artists whose work with the HANDs! project is uniting young people from across Asia and equipping the next …

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Tat Tvam Asi

27 Oct 2016 11:30 /

From the terrestrial to the celestial, Tat Tvam Asi – or ‘I am you, you are me’ – is our 2016 theme. In a year of political upheavals, rising violence, …

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Tethered Travel

27 Oct 2016 11:30 /

From Airbnb to Google Maps: has the internet robbed travel of its romance and adventure? Has the great unknown been replaced by TripAdvisor and daily Facebook updates? Pack your bag …

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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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Being the Change

27 Oct 2016 13:00 /

From brave dreams to bold action and big results, these four activists working in diverse fields – youth advocacy, human trafficking, climate change, deforestation – come together to chart the …

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Editorial Workshop

27 Oct 2016 13:00

The Jakarta Post’s senior editor and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2003/4, Endy Bayuni will share the elements necessary to pen a sharp, robust, and poignant commentary before …

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Come to Your Senses

27 Oct 2016 13:00

Appealing to your readers’ five senses is a powerful way to let them experience the world you’re creating and describing. In this workshop, learn how to tune into your observations …

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Magda Szubanski: Reckoning

27 Oct 2016 13:00 /

“If you had met my father you would never, not for an instant, have thought he was an assassin.” One of Australia’s best-loved performers takes the UWRF stage to reflect …

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The Art of Reading

27 Oct 2016 13:00 /

In an age of pop-ups, listicles and clickbait, have we forgotten how to read? Does the act demand courage, patience and curiosity? From Asterix to Aristotle, prize-winning philosopher Damon Young …

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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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Unlock Your Imagination

27 Oct 2016 14:00

Unlock your imagination with author Ken Spillman, author of over 40 books for children and young adults. Ken will delve into the art of fiction, exploring how to create characters …

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