In celebration of Haruki Murakami, one of the most read and loved contemporary writers, Murakami Weekend drops anchor at the iconic SS Rotterdam cruise ship over a weekend of arts and culture, in which numerous enthusiasts pay ode to the Japanese writer.
Murakami Weekend lands in SS Rotterdam, bringing with the world of the Japanese writer as well as programming connected to his oeuvre. Author of Norwegian Wood, A Wild Sheep Chase, and IQ84 (among others), Murakami has been a regular bestseller in Japan as well as internationally, with works translated into more than 40 languages around the world. Murakami’s works explore genres of fiction, surrealism, science fiction and magical realism, to name a few, and his works are known for recurring themes of melancholy and alienation. The man has been tipped as a candidate for the Nobel Prize more than once. If you happen to be a Murakami fan, this festival’s been made for you. Check here for the full program.
This giveaway is for new member signups. For a chance to win a double pass to Saturday at Murakami Weekend, become a Subbacultcha member. In addition to the tickets, you will receive Haruki Murakami’s latest work, De Moord op de Commedatore (Killing Commendatore), interviews and lectures, films, workshops and art as well as music, everywhere from pop to jazz. Please note that the program as well as the book are in Dutch.