Main Program: The Pledge



 
27 Oct 2018 09:00 - 10:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Long before it was known as Indonesia, youth across the archipelago converged on present-day Jakarta and made the bold pledge to unite as one nation with one language: Bahasa. 90 years later, four language lovers will reveal their unique relationship with the evolving, dizzyingly diverse and underestimated language that is Bahasa Indonesia.

Jauh sebelum dikenal sebagai Indonesia, pemuda di seluruh nusantara berkumpul di Jakarta dan membuat ikrar untuk bersatu sebagai satu bangsa dengan satu bahasa: Bahasa Indonesia. 90 tahun kemudian, empat pencinta bahasa akan mengungkapkan relasi unik yang mereka miliki dengan bahasa yang berkembang, yang membingungkan, dan yang diremehkan yaitu Bahasa Indonesia.

Featuring

I Wayan Juniarta

Wayan Juniarta is a journalist who finds solace in crafting essays following his tragically failed attempt at writing poetry. His first and probably last book, Bungklang-Bungkling, records the hilarity and …


Ivan Lanin

Ivan Lanin is an Indonesian language expert who received the Online Indonesian Language Reviewer Award from the Ministry of Education and Culture. A member of the Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia …


Jean Couteau

Jean Couteau publishes extensively on a variety of genres and topics in French, English and Indonesian. He writes art books, books and columns on Balinese culture, and is best known …


Theodora Sarah Abigail

Theodora Sarah Abigail is a poet, essayist, and young mother. As one of Indonesia’s ‘third culture’ writers, she primarily writes in English. In The Hands Of a Mischievous God, her …


Rain Chudori

Rain Chudori is writer, filmmaker, and Founder and curator of Comma Books, a publishing initiative under Penerbit KPG. Her books Monsoon Tiger And Other Stories and Imaginary City were published …



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