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Haruki Murakami Festival (Talk Events)

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Metro Manila, NCR

Philippines

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Talk About Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami is a renowned Japanese writer. With many best selling books, his works are translated into more than 50 languages and have made him popular all over the world, including the Philippines. To experience Haruki Murakami’s world with your senses, the Japan Foundation, Manila presents the “Haruki Murakami Festival in Manila: Experiencing his world through Music, Films and Talks.”

There are 3 talk events scheduled; please refer to the schedule below for dates and times. We hope to see you at all of them!


“Haruki Murakami Festival” Opening Night

  • February 27 (Tue) 5 PM - 7 PM
  • Ateneo De Manila University, Leong Hall Auditorium

Presenters:

Alona GUEVARRA (Ateneo de Manila University, Assistant Professor)
Julz RIDDLE (Ateneo de Manila University, Instructor)
April MERCED-MISA (Pianist)
David EZRA (Actor)

In our Haruki Murakami Festival in Manila Opening Night, Murakami expert Alona Guevarra introduces audiences to Murakami’s world along with discussant Julz Riddle. After the talk, pianist April Merced-Misa will perform a glimpse of the “Listen to Haruki Murakami” concert on March 23 and 24.


“Talking about Murakami”

  • March 17 (Sat) 2 PM - 4 PM
  • Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street Branch

Speakers:

John B. LABELLA (Ateneo de Manila University, Assistant Professor)
Luna SICAT CLETO (UP Institute of Creative Writing, Fellow)
Mary THOMAS (Ateneo de Mania University, Assistant Professor)

Three experts talk about Haruki Murakami’s stories, themes, writing styles, and more!


“Running & Writing with Murakami”

  • March 18 (Sun) 2 PM - 4 PM
  • Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street Branch

Speakers:

Frank CIMATU (Essayist & Poet, Rappler Correspondent)
Achilles B. MINA (Editor)

Two Filipino writers and running enthusiasts talk about Murakami’s works and his dedication to running.

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