Read! Fest 2018

Read! Fest 2018
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What is happiness to you, and how are you pursuing it?

Read! Fest returns for its fifth edition and continues to be a celebration of the joy of reading. This year’s theme The Pursuit of Happiness shows you over 150 programmes – or pathways, for all ages and reading tastes to find their unique happiness.


– Opening weekend from 22-23 June with literary pop-up activities and art installations by Singaporean artists.

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– Keynote lectures, workshops and masterclasses with overseas authors Robert Twigger, Dr Zurinah Hassan, Cai Jun and Indra Soundarrajan.

– Get cosy with homegrown authors, poets and ‘bookstagrammers’ through book conversations and perspective-changing talks.

– Singapore premieres of a selection of films from the Asian Film Archives.

– Spotlight on the genre of Humour through classic texts, stand-up comedy and a debate on Singapore literature.

–Book Jams with children’s authors and more!



Event Information

Read! Fest 2018

Start date: 22/6/18 0:00
End date: 28/7/18 23:59

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