Young tech-savvy poets in Sarawak and Britain come together to spread hope and love


The ‘Lingua Franca’ virtual poetry event on July 17 features (clockwise, standing from left): Matt Miller, Neyna Radzuan, Tahmina Ali, Bethany Balan, Maclean Patrick, Angelina Bong and AJ McKenna. Photo: Borneo Bengkel

A group of young Sarawak-based tech savvy poets are pushing back the gloom surrounding the pandemic and finding creative ways to get back on stage... virtually.

Lingua Franca, a cross-cultural poetry slam featuring seven poets from Sarawak and Britain, will stream for free this Saturday (July 17) at 6pm via video streaming platform Crowdcast.

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