Featuring: Haresh Sharma, Jimmy Ye, Shabir Tabare Alam
Venue: Exhibition Gallery 2, Basement, National Museum of Singapore (Capacity: 100)
Moderator: Paul Tan
Poetry or propaganda? One can do a close reading of our National Day songs, but no one can deny their ability to stir strong feelings for the country. Be part of this panel of songwriters, singers and composers to find out what gives a patriotic song its power.
Featuring: Djamal Tukimin, Mohamed Latiff Bin Mohamed, S M Zakir
Venue: Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum (Capacity: 120)
Moderator: Yazid Hussein
As Malay society evolves and shifts with our rapidly changing times, what place does poetry have in it? Three prolific Malay writers spanning different generations discuss how contemporary poetry can move and affect the lives of Malay readers today.
This session is in Malay.
Perbincangan Panel: Peranan Puisi Dalam Masyarakat Melayu Masa Kini
Mengemukakan: S M Zakir, Mohamed Latiff Bin Mohamed, Djamal Tukimin
Dimoderatkan oleh: Yazid Hussein
Sabtu 3 Nov | 4ptg - 5ptg | Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum | Pas Pesta
Semasa masyarakat Melayu semakin berkembang dan berubah mengikut perubahan yang semakin pesat, adakah puisi masih berperanan dalam perubahan sebegini? Tiga penyair prolifik yang menjangkaui zaman yang berbeza akan membincangkan bagaimana puisi mutakhir boleh menggerak dan mengesankan kehidupan pembaca Melayu masa kini.
Featuring: Jonathan Campbell, Linda Jaivin, Paul French
Venue: ilovebooks.com Pavilion, Campus Green, Singapore Management University (Capacity: 120)
Moderator: Tan Dan Feng
If you are not Chinese, writing about and living within Chinese culture comes with perils and thrills. This frank discussion by three Caucasian authors addresses the issues of fact-gathering, cultural dissonance and capturing the Chinese language in English.
Venue: The Salon, National Museum of Singapore (Capacity: 100)
Moderator: Boon Chan
What makes a classic song? Veteran singer-songwriter Dick Lee pairs up with Tay Kewei, an emerging talent in the music scene, to share how they create winning songs, how they know a song is complete and how the music and a singer’s treatment shape a song’s meaning.