New museum opens in Bandung
The Jakarta Post
The first Hall of Fame museum in Indonesia has recently opened in Bandung, West Java.
Inaugurated by West Java Governor Ahmad "Aher" Heryawan, the Hall of Fame, or West Java Inohong Stage Museum, is located at the corner of the West Java Library Board and Regional Archives (Bapuspida) on Jl. Kawaluyaan. The museum is free to the public.
The curator, Aat Suratin, told Antara news agency during the opening ceremony that the museum's name derived from the popular idiom "hall of fame" and Sundanese word inohong, which means important figures.
(Read also: Learn about Java Man at this East Java museum)
The museum features up to 350 local figures, including national heroes Bagus Rangin, Inggit Ganarsih Mohammad Toha and Otto Iskandardinata, as well as Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil, singers Bimbo and Nike Ardilla, scholar Ono Purba, painter Affandi, dancer Gugum Gumbira, karate athlete Lala Diah Pitaloka and businessman Arifin Panigoro.
Aat said the museum planned to add more important figures to its collection, as well as create an e-book.
In addition to the hall of fame, the museum also exhibits the history of the kingdom of West Java. (jes/kes)
You might also like :
- Rizieq wants to go home after being questioned in Saudi
- Jokowi signs election bill into law
- Golkar to announce candidates for 2018 regional elections this month
- SEA Games Malaysia: Agus Prayogo wins men’s marathon silver
- South Korean national involved in fatal crash in South Jakarta
- Anambas Islands to finish airport expansion in September
- SM Entertainment releases statement over Taeyeon's airport incident
- Lombok to host Ampenan Old Town Cultural Festival
- Aceh highlights traditional cuisine to promote halal tourism
- Four university staff, students suspected as HTI supporters