About the conference

Since 2013, Borak Arts Series has welcomed over 1,100 delegates from 26 countries, 29 international festival directors and presenters as well 42 international funding stakeholders.

Borak Arts Series has become a platform that creates opportunities and builds capacity through the congregation of South East Asian and international cultural leaders, artists, presenters, producers, intermediaries, funders, academics and students.

The conference aims to promote accessibility of information, tools and ideas on how to bring works or discussions forward, encourage cultural mobility and create alliances that would assist in building a robust performing arts ecosystem via the various panel discussions, networking sessions, one on one meetings with international programmers and workshop sessions amongst others.

PITCHPAD platform has seen more than 40 artist pitch their works to more then 170 performing arts professionals, including presenters, festival directors and venue programmers and as a result, have secure additional project support, representation, performance engagements, international exposure, premiere locations and touring opportunities to over 25 countries such as Japan, Australia, America, South Korea, Denmark, Belgium and more.

In its 6th instalment, Borak Arts Series is now set to be a touring conference, with 2018 seeing its first stop in the beautiful city of Adelaide, South Australia. In partnership with OzAsia Festival, Australia Department of Foreign Trade and Affairs, Australia Council for the Arts and Cultural Economy Development Agency Malaysia, we look forward to seeing you this November 1 – 3 at the Adelaide Festival Centre.

From 2013 – 2017







Festival Directors

Year by year

We are growing

Since our humble beginnings in 2013, we have grown into a must attend conference for Southeast Asia.






Offers from Borak Arts Series partner hotels. Check back soon for more deals.

Partner Hotel

The Stamford Plaza Adelaide

From USD138 per night

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Partner Apartment

Quest on Franklin Apartment

from USD126 per night

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Partner Hotel

The Oaks Horizon

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Hotel Grand Chancellor

From USD96 per night

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La Loft Apartments

from USD94 per night

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InterContinental Adelaide

from USD142 per night

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Partner Airline

Singapore Airlines

Borak Arts Series has partnered with Singapore Airlines to offer discounted rates for group bookings of 10pax and above.

For Flight Bookings, contact:
Ms. Mei Hua Quek
DID: +65 6549 2224

Singapore Airlines

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