Program Tags: Translation and Languages


Festival Club | BALI, 50 ANS DE CHANGEMENTS – ENTRETIENS AVEC JEAN COUTEAU / (SESSION EN FRANCAIS)

Jean Couteau invites you to a discussion with the author of Bali, 50 Years of Changes: A Conversation with Jean Couteau, Eric Buvelot, about how otherness and nationalism have evolved …

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Main Program | Local Culture in Literature

Local traditions are important to carry critical pieces of culture as well as form a foundation for our families and society. Join the panel to talk about how they present …

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Main Program | Publishing in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s publishing scene continues to grow and evolve, but not without its unique challenges. For a region with such immensely rich cultures, histories, and languages, its many locally-celebrated writers …

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Workshop | Writing Balinese Script 

The Lontar manuscript is a witness to the development of written culture in Bali and contains a variety of knowledge and experiences of people’s lives. Words connect us not only …

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Main Program | Barriers To Meaning: Working Across Languages

How do we work across different languages? Words often elude direct translation and subtextual references, slang, and euphemisms in one language often mean something different in another. Join Tiffany Tsao, …

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Main Program | Bali, 50 Years of Change

Jean Couteau and Eric Buvelot discuss Bali, 50 Years of Changes – A Conversation with Jean Couteau, translated from French by Diana Darling, looking back at Bali since the 1970s, …

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Main Program | Emerging Writers: Draft to First Publication

“Publishing your debut novel fills you with excitement and a fair amount of anxiety. We live in a noisy world, and it can be challenging for new writers to make …

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Cultural Workshop | Bahasa Bali Breakfast

Kick-start your Festival day with Balinese treats and coffee while learning the basics of Basa Bali with the team from Cinta Bahasa. Learn key greetings, the dos, and don’ts, as …

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Festival Club | Meet the Publishers

Meet the book editors who work endlessly to curate and publish high-quality work. Find out the best tips and tricks from budding writers in the publishing world and learn the …

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Festival Club | Story of a Translation: ‘Menolak Ayah’ to ‘Rejection’

The book Menolak Ayah explores Batak culture by using magical words and presenting contradictions between traditional Batak culture and Jakarta society in the early 1960s. Join author Ashadi Siregar in …

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