Main Program | Read to Me: Mother Tongue



 
24 Oct 2019 13:00 - 14:15
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
4 DAY PASS 1 DAY PASS

We’ve gathered a stellar line up of UWRF’s finest to regale you with readings in their mother tongues, from Turkey to East Nusa Tenggara. There’s nothing left for you to do but pick up some lunch from a Festival food stall, sit back and soak up the sounds of a good story.

Kami telah mengumpulkan deretan bintang terbaik UWRF untuk menghibur Anda dengan bacaan dalam bahasa ibu mereka, dari Turki ke Nusa Tenggara Timur. Anda hanya perlu membawa camilan yang bisa Anda beli di stan makanan Festival, duduk dan bersantai sembari menikmati suara-suara dari sebuah kisah yang indah.

Featuring

Ilhamdi Putra

Ilhamdi Putra was born in Padang, West Sumatra. A student of the Masters Program in Law at Andalas University, Padang, he is also a researcher at the Bung Hatta Anti-Corruption …


Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes

Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes is a writer, researcher and poet from Lalibela, Ethiopia. He lives in Perth, Australia lecturing on human rights at Curtin University. His Amharic poetry has featured in print, on stage and …


Setyawan Samad

Setyawan Samad is a poet from Banda Neira, Maluku. In early 2019 he released his first collection of poems, Banda Neira Dalam Perahu. Setyawan finds inspiration in local culture. With …


Nazli Karabiyikoglu

Nazli Karabiyikoglu is a Turkish author and resident of Georgia. She escaped political and gender oppression in Turkey and helped create the #MeToo movement within the Turkish publishing industry. Nazli has five …


Rodaan Al Galidi

Poet and writer Rodaan Al Galidi was born in Iraq and trained as a civil engineer. He has lived in the Netherlands since 1998. As an undocumented asylum seeker he taught himself Dutch. He has published nine books …



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