Category: Makassar International Writers Festival

Update from Makassar International Arts Festival – June 25th 2013

   ‘Selamat Datang’ !  Welcome ! To the island of Sulawesi and host of our International Writers’ festival.   Imagine clear blue skies, fluffy white clouds, tall majestic palm trees, belting afternoon sunrays, lively city life and men in colourful batik shirts and women in elegant kebayas and head scarves! Upon arrival we are greeted by…




Welcome to the Island of Lakkang – Makassar, Indonesia

‘Selamat Datang’ – welcome to the island of Lakkang, near Makassar. – a special treat for the writers attending the literature festival. The travel by coach allowed us to see some more of Makassar city. Then a special ‘platform’ boat carried the writers over the waters onto the island – to the local Indonesian writers this…



Schedule For Makassar International Writers Festival

  Thursday 20th June 2013 Binus University   9am – 11am Discussion : English as a medium of expression, intercultural and interfaith relations 3pm – 6pm   Talkshow :  “Adaptation: From Novel to Film/TV Series”  & Film Screening Friday 21st June 2013 University Of Indonesia 9am – 11am Public lecture and Q&A with moderator Theme:…