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Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2023


Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati, the organizer of the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF), cordially invites you to our press conference in celebration of the 20th anniversary Festival. The conference will take place in Jakarta on Friday, 18 August 2023, at Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace. During this event, we will unveil two exciting announcements: the appointment of former Puteri Indonesia 2022, Laksmi DeNeefe Suardana, as the new Festival Ambassador, and the launch of the anniversary main program lineup.
Details for the Press Conference are as follows:
Date: Friday, 18 August 2023
Time: 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., followed by a networking event and doorstop interview session
Venue: Dia.Lo.Gue. Artspace at Jalan Kemang Sel. No.99A, RT.1/RW.2, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730 (see Google Maps)
Our distinguished speakers for the Press Conference include:
Janet DeNeefe, Festival Founder and Director
Laksmi DeNeefe Suardana, Festival Ambassador and Former Puteri Indonesia 2022
Leila S. Chudori, Senior Journalist and Author
Henry Manampiring, 2023 Festival Speaker, Author, and Mental Health Advocate
Lala Bohang, 2023 Festival Speaker, Author and Visual Artist
Join us to connect with our festival team and some of Indonesia’s most dynamic contemporary authors and artists. Your media outlet’s coverage of this event would be greatly appreciated, as your support for Indonesia’s arts and literary scene is invaluable.
Please confirm your attendance by replying to this email or sending a WhatsApp message to Sebastian Partogi (Ogi) at 812 1353 7156.