/ Penang literary fest bags International Excellence Awards

24 April 2018

GEORGE TOWN: The George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) has added another feather in its cap by clinching The International Excellence Awards 2018: The Literary Festival Award at The London Book Fair 2018. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/04/24/penang-literary-fest-bags-international-excellence-awards/#AUjlvETjuIJ2Llew.99


/ “乔治市文学节”获颁国际卓越奖

24 April 2018

此外,林冠英也欢喜宣布“乔治市文学节”于4月10日,获得伦敦书展颁发“2018年度国际卓越奖”,乔治市文学节是首次获此殊荣。 林冠英指出,乔治市文学节始于2011年,也是东南亚惟一赢得此奖的文学节。实际上,该文学节于去年入围上述奖项,但没有获奖。文学节最初由槟城研究院负责推动。“为了扩大参与度,最后我们交由槟州国际会议及展览机构(PCEB)负责推动。”


/ 乔治市文学节荣获2018年伦敦书展国际优秀奖

23 April 2018

此外,也是檳首长的林冠英宣布,乔治市文学节荣获2018年伦敦书展国际优秀奖,它也是唯一贏得此奖项的亚太区参赛者。 出席者尚有檳城国际会议及展览局首席执行员阿斯维及乔治市文学节策展人本妮丝。


/ 2018伦敦书展:中国出版商分享在线阅读经验

13 April 2018

2018年4月10-12日,伦敦书展(London Book Fair)在伦敦奥林匹亚展览中心(Olympia)举行。作为全球图书业最重要的春季图书版权博览会,该届书展吸引了来自全球超过一百二十个国家的一千五百多家参展机构和两万五千名参访者,其中59%为英国参访者,41%为国际参访者。中国多家出版商也参加此次书展,带来了自己的经验。


/ The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2018

12 April 2018

LONDON: The winners of The London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards have been announced at a prestigious ceremony on April 10, on the first day of the Fair. The Literary Festival Award went to the George Town Literary Festival, which takes place in a UNESCO World Heritage site in Malaysia. “In a strong field, George Town Literary Festival stands out as a vibrant,...


/ George Town Literary Festival plans to grow in 2018

26 December 2017

OVER three days, George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) 2017 welcomed about 4,500 literary “monsters”, to Penang, where they were immersed themselves with panel discussions, literary activities and book launches.


/ Malaysian festival puts Asian literature in the spotlight

14 December 2017

PENANG, Malaysia In a beautifully refurbished colonial building next to George Town's coastal thoroughfare, a tight-knit yet diverse crowd is hungry for answers. A microphone is passed around, and people rock nervously in their chairs as they wait to throw questions at a row of international authors and editors, who are animated after a heated discussion. Above their heads, the...


/ Hantu kekuasaan di George Town

4 December 2017

Telah seminggu festival sastera antara bangsa George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) berakhir. Acara tahunan anjuran kerajaan Pulau Pinang itu telah berlangsung saban tahun sejak 2011. Bagi acara GTLF tahun ini, berlangsung dari 24 ke 26 November lalu, saya turut diundang menyertai festival itu.


/ Malaysian festival highlights rise of pan-Asian literature

3 December 2017

PENANG, Malaysia -- In a beautifully refurbished colonial building next to George Town's coastal thoroughfare, a tight-knit yet diverse crowd is hungry for answers. A microphone is passed around, and people rock nervously in their chairs as they wait to throw questions at a row of international authors and editors, who are animated after a heated discussion.


/ GEORGE TOWN LIT FEST RECAP!

1 December 2017

George Town is a northern city situated on the island of Penang, which proudly boasts a reputation as a ‘rebel state’ as well as home to the best street food in Malaysia. A UNESCO heritage site, traces of the bustle of migrants, traders, merchants, and sailors are still felt in the cooking, the lovingly preserved teahouses and worn shop signs. With the three coinciding festivals...