Main Program | Conserving Ancient Texts

07 Nov 2020 10:00 - 11:00
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In South and Southeast Asia, technical and spiritual knowledge was traditionally inscribed on dried palm leaves, known as lontar. Bali is home to thousands of these palm leaf manuscripts, but the ability to read, understand, and transcribe them is fading. Meet a group of Balinese cultural experts who are dedicated to identifying and conserving lontar right here in Bali.

Di Asia Selatan dan Asia Tenggara, pengetahuan teknis dan spiritual secara tradisional ditorehkan pada daun lontar yang dikeringkan, yang dikenal sebagai lontar. Bali adalah rumah bagi ribuan manuskrip daun lontar ini, tetapi kemampuan untuk membaca, memahami, dan menyalinnya semakin memudar. Temui sekelompok pakar budaya Bali yang berdedikasi untuk mengidentifikasi dan melestarikan lontar di Bali.

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Ni Ketut Sudiani

Ni Ketut Sudiani is an editor for IDN Times. She was a journalist for arts and culture at the Tribun Bali, Kompas Gramedia Group. She was listed as 200 Best …

IGA Darma Putra

IGA Darma Putra was born in Bangli, Bali. His lyrical prose collection Bulan Sisi Kauh (2017) won the Sastera Rancage Prize in 2018. He is part of the Komala Bangli …

Ida Bagus Oka Manobhawa

Since 2016, Ida Bagus Oka Manobhawa has served as the Coordinator for Balinese Language Extension in Gianyar Regency and the Coordinator for Lontar Paiketan, the Balinese Language Extension in the …

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