A good reason to visit Kampot: Writers and Readers Festival 2016
If you’re an aspiring writer or a book lover, you should go to Kampot and meet with other like-minded people at Kampot Writers and Readers Festival (KWRF) 2016. This is a rare event that celebrates ideas. The first celebration started in 2015. With this being said, writing contests are available for aspiring writers pretty much anywhere. Of course, people who live far from the festival may miss out, but this doesn’t mean not exploring other avenues of getting your work out there.
This year in Kampot, the festival will take place from 3-6 November. KWRF will also happen in Phnom Penh on 1/2/7 of November. The event will focus on ‘Peace, Freedom, and Prosperity’ (Santiphap, Seripheap, Pheap Roungrueng) to mark the 25th anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords. As a participant, you’ll have much to enjoy asthe event will bring together a community of literary lovers for discussions, conversations, poetry readings, music concerts, cooking classes, gourmet lunches, children’s events, architecture, salt & pepper tours, art exhibitions, book launches, book swaps, guided tours, workshops, literature. KWRF is proud to be an official sister festival of Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, a regional event of words and ideas.
Interested? You can reserve your place for this annual literary event with this link!
To book your bus ticket from Phnom Penh to Kampot, check this page! If you’re taking a bus from Siem Reap to Kampot, use this link. From Sihanoukville to Kampot?
BookMeBus is very delighted to extend our offering of 10% DISCOUNT on bus tickets to travellers.
Also, if you’ve got more time to spend before and after the event in Kampot, you might want to:
- enjoy paddle boarding.
- extend your trip to visit Sothy’s Pepper Farm in the Phnom Voar of Kep.
Going to Kampot?
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