Creating & Reading Poetry
CREATING & RECITING POETRY
31 May 2016
International Heritage Poetry Festival program is a joint program undertaken by the National Heritage Department (JWN) and the Ministry of Urban Development and Tourism Sarawak (MUDT). This international Heritage poetry festival was themed Culture and Nature: Forest, Caves and Swiftlets
This program will be held at the Niah National Park, Miri, Sarawak on 8-11 November 2008. Participants will create and recite poetry on the theme "Culture and Nature: Forest, Caves and Swiftlets". They will recite poems produced in caves, forests and Chang houses (longhouse).
International Heritage Poetry Festival is intended to enhance the heritage of poetry on the theme of " Culture and Nature: Forest, Caves and Swiftlets” and it is also proposed as a platform to promote the state in particular and Malaysia in general as a place for poets to meet every two years.
YBhg Dato 'Sri Lord Cranbrook and his entourage had been specially invited to come back to Sarawak and will visit the Niah Caves. Apart from the delegation of Dato 'Sri Lord Cranbrook, some local and abroad poets from ASEAN, Russia, China, U.K, Australia and USA are also invited to ensure the success of this program. Participants will create and poetry on the theme " Culture and Nature: Forest, Caves and Swiftlets ".
Among the poets who engage in conjunction with the International Heritage Poetry Festival in the Niah Caves.
Poem recital from a Malaysian poet that he has produced.
Poem recital from a Korean poet.
Poem recital from a Russian poet in the Niah Caves.
Taking a picture with Dato 'Sri Lord Cranbrook after dinner.
Poet tries to express the resulting work and to declaim it in the woods
Focus Intangible Heritage
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