Venue: Exhibition Gallery 2, Basement, National Museum of Singapore (Capacity: 100)
Moderator: Eleanor Wong
Who rules, the writer or the audience? How far should a writer go for his audience and what are the compromises and sacrifices he makes in the process? Veteran China observer and The Straits Times senior journalist Ching Cheong and one of Singapore’s foremost political playwrights Tan Tarn How share the stage.
Venue: The Ixora Room, The Peranakan Museum (Capacity: 65)
Moderator: Pearl Samuel
From opulent jewellery to distinctive architecture and memorable cuisine, the Peranakan lifestyle has drawn the interest of hobbyists, collectors and culture-lovers. Discover how books help keep the Peranakan world alive, recording various facets of Peranakan culture.
Venue: Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum (Capacity: 120)
Moderator: Kartini Bte Anwar
The past decade has seen a resurgence of interest in the Malay epic, both in the realms of popular culture and academia. This panel explores and re-thinks the truths and lessons that classical Malay epics can still offer the present generation.
This session is in English and Malay.
Perbincangan Panel: Diremukkan oleh Beratnya Bunga-bungaan: Mentakrifkan Semula Masa Kini Berdasarkan Epik-epik Melayu Masa Silam
Mengemukakan: Farish A Noor, Azhar Ibrahim, Mohd Khair Ngadiron
Dimoderatkan oleh: Kartini Bte Anwar
Ahad 4 Nov | 2.30ptg – 3.30ptg | Glass Hall, Singapore Art Museum | Pas Pesta
Dekad yang baru berlalu menyaksikan kebangkitan semula minat terhadap epik-epik Melayu, baik dalam budaya popular mahupun akademik. Panel ini akan meneroka dan memikirkan semula kebenaran dan pengajaran yang masih mampu diberikan epik-epik Melayu kepada generasi masa kini.
Venue: The Salon, National Museum of Singapore (Capacity: 100)
Moderator: Tan Hsueh Yun
Why do Singaporeans enjoy talking, reading and writing so much about food? These food writers weigh in Singapore’s primary passion, the role of the critic and where they see the nation’s food culture heading.