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Special Event | Uniting Humanity: Poetry of Peace

28 Oct 2022 20:00 - 22:30
Casa Luna Restaurant. Jl. Raya Ubud (Google Maps)

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 storyteller Aprila Wayar, accompanied by Arash Behzadi on piano with traditional Ukrainian songs by Daria Gysiak. Special children’s exhibition, Mum I Don’t Want a War, presented by Embassy of Poland.

Penyair Ukraina, Oksana Maksymchuk dan Max Rosochinsky bergabung dalam malam yang penuh dengan ungkapan kata, mendongeng dan hikmal dalam doa untuk perdamaian, bersama dengan Miles Merrills,Venilla Rajaguru dan pendongeng Papua Aprila Wayar, ditemani oleh Arash Behzadi pada piano dengan lagu-lagu tradisional Ukraina oleh Daria Gysiak. Pameran anak, Mum I Don’t Want a War, dipersembahkan oleh Kedutaan Besar Polandia.

Includes welcome drink and Ukrainian snacks


Max Rosochinsky

Max Rosochinsky is a poet, translator, and scholar from Simferopol, Crimea. His translations were featured in Modern Poetry in Translation, Words Without Borders, Poetry International, and others. His translation of …

Aprila Wayar

Aprila Wayar, commonly known as Emil, is a Papuan journalist and novelist who grew up in West Java. In 2009, Emil’s first novel Mawar Hitam Tanpa Akar made her the first female …

Venilla Rajaguru

A former editorial lead of British Council in India publications, Venilla Rajaguru is a poet, research scholar and a lead consultant. While serving as the pioneering Chair of the ASEAN …

Miles Merrill

Miles Merrill is the founder of Australian Poetry Slam, an international performing writers’ program, which sees thousands of writers performing in events across the Asia-Pacific every year. Miles is also …

Oksana Maksymchuk

Oksana Maksymchuk is a bilingual Ukrainian-American poet, scholar, and literary translator. She is the author of the award-winning Ukrainian poetry collections Xenia and Lovy, while her English poems appeared in AGNI, Cincinnati Review, …

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