Program


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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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Writing Retreat With Gillian Slovo

24 Oct 2016 10:00

Join award-winning author Gillian Slovo and publishing expert Angela Robertson for an intimate writing retreat at the beautiful Honeymoon Guesthouse, the perfect venue to get those creative juices flowing. This …

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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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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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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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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 the iconic Ubud market and learn about the herbs and spices used in ceremonial and everyday Balinese dishes. Return to the cooking …

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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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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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Welcome Dance

27 Oct 2016 09:00 /

The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2016 begins with a traditional Balinese welcome dance.

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Festival Welcome

27 Oct 2016 09:15 /

Join us as Festival Founder & Director Janet DeNeefe opens the 2016 UWRF, celebrating thirteen years of bringing together Indonesia and the world’s most fascinating writers and thinkers.

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Keynote with Seno Gumira Ajidarma

27 Oct 2016 09:30 /

Seno Gumira Ajidarma’s works reflect the undying rebel in his heart, bravely tackling political oppression. This award-winning novelist is also one of the curators of the UWRF’s annual anthology. Start …

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Village Cycling Tour

Venture outside of Ubud and discover the surrounding villages, and stunning mountain views. Covering both flat and downhill terrain, explore traditional homes, temple compounds, and farms to get a taste …

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Keynote with Anastasia Lin

27 Oct 2016 09:45 /

Barred from China for outspoken views on her home country’s human rights violations, actress and beauty pageant titleholder Anastasia Lin continues to advocate for recognition and justice. As the Festival …

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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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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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First Languages

27 Oct 2016 10:15 /

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

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Eka Kurniawan

27 Oct 2016 10:15 /

Hear from one of the most promising Indonesian authors of this decade: Eka Kurniawan has earned international recognition with his critically-acclaimed works – most notably Beauty is a Wound and …

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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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