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Bringing literature to the suburbs

  • Sebastian Partogi

    The Jakarta Post

  /   Wed, December 19 2018   /  03:18 am
Nurturing young minds: Participants of the 2018 South Tangerang Literacy Festival engage in a literary discussion. The festival, organized in Ciputat, South Tangerang, Banten from Nov. 17 to 18, sought to stimulate the emergence of creative workers from members of the millennial generation, while promoting literacy tradition along the way. (Courtesy of the 2018 South Tangerang Literacy Festival)

Nurturing young minds: Participants of the 2018 South Tangerang Literacy Festival engage in a literary discussion. The festival, organized in Ciputat, South Tangerang, Banten from Nov. 17 to 18, sought to stimulate the emergence of creative workers from members of the millennial generation, while promoting literacy tradition along the way. (Courtesy of the 2018 South Tangerang Literacy Festival)The second edition of the South Tangerang Literacy Festival in Banten took place last month, bringing together around 1,500 literary enthusiasts across not only South Tangerang but also other areas such as Depok, Bogor and Bekasi in West Java to engage with their favorite writers, veterans and beginners alike.The festival was held from Nov. 17 to 18 in Kandank Jurank Doank park in Ciputat, South Tangerang, comprising panel discussions, scriptwriting and literary writing workshops, musical performa...