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SWF 2019: Sang Nila Utama, Munsyi Abdullah and Raffles – Images of pioneers in Malay literature

Singapore Writers Festival x Unggun Creative

The statues of these Malay literary pioneers still adorn the Singapore River. This panel discusses the imagery related to this pioneering group as captured in Malay poetry and prose. How have their attitudes and contributions attracted and inspired our writers? The embodiment and treatment of these figures in Malay literary works opens up  interesting questions on approach and perspective.

This panel discusses the imagery related to this pioneering group of Malay literary pioneers as captured in Malay poetry and prose.

This session is in Malay and is co-presented with Unggun Creative. Featuring Hamed Ismail, Maarof Salleh and Rasiah Halil.

This programme is part of Singapore Writers Festival 2019.

SWF 2019: A LANGUAGE OF OUR OWN

This year they invite you to join us in considering all the ways in which the verbal, physical and visual languages we use every day affect how we see the world. Language heals and language hurts. Language can tie down and language can transform. In a world that is so simultaneously connected and fractured, who has language left behind? What has language taught us about the past and how must language evolve to accommodate a changing humanity.

Visit https://www.singaporewritersfestival.com for the full programme line-up.

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November 02 2019

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Date: November 2
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost: S$ 25
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Screening Room, The Arts House

1 Old Parliament Lane 179429

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Please exchange this ticket for a Festival Pass at the SWF Info Counter at the following dates & times:

1 Nov: 6pm - 10pm
2 - 3 & 9 Nov: 9am - 10pm
4 - 8 Nov: 6pm - 10pm
10 Nov: 9am - 6pm

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SWF 2019: Sang Nila Utama, Munsyi Abdullah and Raffles – Images of pioneers in Malay literature

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