Main Program: Festival Welcome

26 Oct 2017 09:00 - 09:45
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
NEKA. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Join us as the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival begins with a traditional Balinese welcome dance, opening remarks from Festival Founder and Director Janet DeNeefe, and two keynote speeches. In 2017 we celebrate 14 years of bringing Indonesia and the world’s most fascinating authors, artists and activists together in Ubud.

Bergabunglah dengan Ubud Writers & Readers Festival yang diawali dengan tarian sambutan tradisional Bali, sambutan dari Pendiri Festival dan Direktur Janet DeNeefe, dan dua keynote speech. Di tahun 2017 ini, kami merayakan 14 tahun dengan membawa Penulis, Seniman, dan Pegiat paling menarik Indonesia di Ubud.


Janet DeNeefe

Melbourne-born Janet DeNeefe, Founder & Director of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival and Ubud Food Festival, has lived in Bali for nearly three decades. Her latest book is Bali: …

Leila S. Chudori

Renowned as one of Indonesia’s most respected senior journalists, Leila Salikha Chudori had her first short stories published when she was 12. Her first novel Pulang, a saga spanning two …

Marina Mahathir

Former UN Person of the Year, Marina Mahathir is a Malaysian writer and activist whose passion for women’s rights has been a constant thread throughout her working life. Writing columns …

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