Neilson Hays Bangkok Literature Festival 2023
4 – 5 November 2023 at Nielson Hays Library Bangkok
The Japan Foundation, Bangkok in collaboration with Neilson Hays Library are very pleased to invite you to enter the world of literature, where the spirit of creativity and cultural exchange is embedded. Immerse yourself in world-class literature at an event that gathers writers more than 50 well-known national and international storytellers, including the famous Japanese writer, Mr. Toshikazu Kawaguchi, author of the famous novel “Before the Coffee Gets Cold”- which sold 3.8 million copies worldwide and was made into a movie.
The schedule of his talk is as follows:
|Date||Time||Panel Discussion Topics||language|
|4 Nov 2023||13 : 00 – 13 : 50||“Time Travel with Toshikazu Kawaguchi”||Japanese・Thai|
|18 : 30 –||“Film Screening: Before the Coffee Gets Cold”||Japanese・English|
|5 Nov 2023||10 : 00 – 10 : 50||“Books Are Magic”||English|
※Only part of Mr. Kawaguchi is in Japanese.
For more information, please visit
Bangkok Literature Festival – Exploring Books and Ideas in Bangkok
The Special Talk by the Japan Foundation Bangkok
“A Conversation with Kawaguchi Toshikazu”
The Japan Foundation Bangkok in collaboration with Japanese Section, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, will hold a special talk by inviting Mr. Toshikazu Kawaguchi, author of the famous novel “Before the Coffee Gets Cold” to exchange his views in a friendly conversation with Thai young readers and general audiences moderated by Chulalongkorn University’s undergraduate students.
Date & Time: November 6, 2023 (Mon) Time 14:30~16:00
Venue: Room 303-304 (3rd Floor, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Building), Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University
Languages: Japanese and Thai
IMPORTANT: Pre-registration is highly required for the first 20 people only (seats are limited) Please fill out the registration form below
Organized by: The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
Co-organized by: Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University
Supported by: Embassy of Japan in Thailand, Japanese Association in Thailand
The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
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