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/ Penang literary fest bags International Excellence Awards
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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...