Program Tags: Poetry


Poetry & Performance | Poetry Slam

In this event, we are uniting world writers to slam, spin, and interweave their original words in a fiery battle. With one poet to be crowned the UWRF 2022 Poetry …

Read more

Special Event | Love Bites: Prose, Macarons and Sparkling Wine

Laksmi Pamuntjak, Preeta Samarasan, Afra Atiq, Ravi Shankar, and Joko Pinurbo present an afternoon of seductive readings, and musings on love, lust, and relationships while savouring Vincent Nigita’s dreamy macarons, …

Read more

Main Program | Connecting Life with Words: The Women Powering Poetry

Poetry is an invitation for introspection, an opportunity to reveal your unique voice and unearth what it is yours to express. Join our speakers as they discuss their relationship with …

Read more

Youth Program | Sinema Sejuta Kata

How to write poetry inspired by experimental cinema works? This is a program that invites teenagers to cross the visual field and put it into free poetry. Guided by Minikino, …

Read more

Workshop | The Breakfast Writing Club

Wake up your imagination and start your day writing. The Breakfast Writing Club is the perfect opportunity to connect with fellow writers and festival goers, share a delicious breakfast together, …

Read more

Special Event | Uniting Humanity: Poetry of Peace

Ukrainian poets, Oksana Maksymchuk and Max Rosochinsky join a powerful evening of spoken word, storytelling and wisdom in a prayer for peace, together with Miles Merrills, Venilla Rajaguru and Papuan …

Read more

Poetry & Performance | Tribute to Chairil Anwar: Aku Ingin Hidup Seribu Tahun Lagi

To mark the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Chairil Anwar, the poet who laid the foundation for freedom of expression through poetry, today’s generation of poets will return to …

Read more

Main Program | The Power of Poetry

Poetry has the power to move, inspire and unite us. Poetry, out of all the literary genres, chooses the most beautiful ‘passage.’ Join us for a poetry reading that centres …

Read more

Main Program | From Chairil Anwar to Contemporary Poems

Our poets commemorate 100 years of Chairil Anwar. One of Indonesia’s most celebrated young poets, in his short career, Chairil Anwar created a profound body of work that became the …

Read more

Poetry & Performance | Women’s Poetry Slam

In collaboration with ArtsForWomen, the iconic women’s poetry slam will take residence this year at Betelnut. Delicate and daring, these poetry slams will make you laugh, cry and inspire you …

Read more