Saturday 02 December 2017
18:00 to 19:00
The Grass

What is a WOW Bite?

WOW Bites are short talks and stories, and sometimes performances, readings, and soapbox moments, on a very wide range of subjects from the serious to the very frivolous. They are delivered by all sorts of women, some very famous and some you’ll have never heard of, but all have amazing stories.

With Compere/MC Vraie Cally

Language: English & Sinhala

Age suitability: All ages

About the speakers

Sunila Galappatti

Sunila Galappatti

Theatre Director | Writer

Sunila Galappatti started her working life at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Live Theatre, Newcastle. In Sri Lanka, she has been a Director of the Galle Literary Festival (2009 & 2010) and worked with Raking Leaves on its Open Edit project. More recently, she commissioned and edited the non-fiction section of and is to be the Asia region judge of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018.  She is the author of A Long Watch, retelling the memoir of a prisoner of war.

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi Goyal


India’s first visually impaired stand-up comedienne who discusses disability, sexuality, and feminism with raw (hilarious) honesty.

Ashanthi De Alwis


Ashanthi De Alwis is the queen of Sri Lankan Pop. An artiste who has proved herself by pushing boundaries with her music locally and internationally, winning many international awards for her compositions. She is now geared to shed light on important social issues that affect the youth and women in Sri Lanka. 

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