Thursday, July 22, 2004

The Citigroup International Literary Festival 2004

A literary festival for all- The Star

The following are some of the events opened to the public during the Citigroup Inter-national Literary Festival 2004

July 29


– Paul Bailey gives readings and signs autographs in Suria KLCC 2pm
– Ken Wiwa at Renaissance Hotel ballroom
– John Krich talk on travel writing at Renaissance Kuala Hotel Lumpur Function Room 1


– Forum: The Limits of the Printed Page with Michael Vatikiotis, Rehman Rashid and Pramesh Chandran


– Meet the National Literature Laureates at Suria KLCC


– Cultural performance by Akademi Seni Kebangsaan (ASK) and The British Council TBC)


– Songlines by Pete Teo and Friends at the Mezzo Bar, Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur

July 30


– Paul Bailey at the Renaissance Ballroom
– Mark O’Connor and Salleh ben Joned at Renaissance Function Room 1


– Linkar Sastera Mutahir by DBP and Pena at DBP seminar hall


– Found in Translation: Christian Kracht and Ayu Utami at the Renaissance Ballroom


– Silverfish Short Stories with the editors and writers of the Silverfish New Writing series at the Renaissance Ballroom
– Haiku readings by Kyoji Kobayashi at Renaissance Function Room 1
– Blooms Day reading by the Irish Embassy and the St Patrick’s Society at Suria KLCC


– Japanese Literature into Film - The Makioka Sisters at the MTC
– Malam Puisi Antarabangsa (International Poetry Night) at Rumah Pena.

July 31


–Meet Oscar Hijuelos. Readings and discussions to follow at the Renaissance Ballroom
–Women in Print with Ayu Utami, Jesodra Bagch, Suchen Christine Lim, and Bernice Chauly at Renaissance Function Room 1
–Children’s Theatre by Goethe Institute at Suria KLCC


–Amit Chaudhari at Renaissance Ballroom
–The Tip of the Tongue – an afternoon with Singaporean writers at Renaissance Function Room 1
–Dr Seuss readings at Suria KLCC


–Michael Vatikiotis and John Krich at Renaissance Ballroom


–Book launch by Pena with reading and autographs at Suria KLCC

August 1

8.30pm: Japanese Literature into Film - The Sea and the Poison at MTC

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