An Insider's Guide into the Hong Kong Art Scene
By Candice Lee
The Hong Kong International Literary Festival has announced recently the lineup for their upcoming 10 day festival of literary arts. From 5 to 14 October the festival will offer up a diverse programme with more than 50 events.
Writers from around the region such as Singapore, China, Myanmar, India and Sri Lanka as well as from the US, Ireland, England and Palestine will join the festival. Among the participants are award-winning authors, bestselling novelists and eminent poets.
Festival-goers can look forward to martini evenings with poetry and jazz, readings accompanied by rock music, film screenings, culinary talks and cooking demonstrations, as well as to getting careers advice.
The festival will also offer a platform for discussion about democracy, war and peace, politics, history and travel.
Some highlights of the 2012 programme:
A 2-day symposium that will feature local and emerging talent alongside established bestselling writers.
In Conversation With
Readings and Performances by
The Schools Programme
For students aged from 14 years onwards, the programme includes Meet-The-Author sessions.
Presenting authors include
This is a festival you don’t want to miss. Save the date 5-14 October !
check out their website for more info: www.festival.org.hk