MARI KITA BERBUAL-BUAL
TranslateSingapore is back this September to celebrate the cultural and linguistic richness of Singapore! The theme for the festival this year is "Mari Kita Berbual-bual" ("Let's Talk").
The festival will present a full line-up of programmes, including the main forum that looks at the cultural interflows between Chinese and Malay; an opening lecture by Dr Henry Liu, president of the International Federation of Translators; translating Shakespeare workshops; Malay language class; storytelling session for children, book launches and more!
On 30 September, we celebrate International Translation Day with special events and the launch of the October edition of Words Without Borders. Guest-edited by The Select Centre, the respected international literature journal will feature new translations of works by Singapore writers Kanagalatha, KTM Iqbal, Kuo Pao Kun, Masuri S.N., Sa'eda Buang and Wong Koi Tet.
TranslateSingapore 2016 will take place at the National Gallery Singapore, the Select Centre and other venues.
Join us for the festivities! Mari kita berbual-bual!