Frankfurt Book Fair is the biggest book fair in the world, held from 6 to 10 of october, attended by 7.539 participants from 111 countries. Indonesia also participated in the fair, had a stand that exhibit 200 Indonesian books. Two of 1400 publishers in Indonesia got an opportunity to send their books to be exhibited. The lucky publishers are IKAPI (Ikatan Penerbit Indonesia) dan Polimedia (Politeknik Negeri Media Kreatif).
LIPI Press also sent some chosen literature to be published in the fair. This is the list of the books:
- The Asia-Pacific Century Historical Perspective (Thee Kian Wie);
- Archaeology, Indonesian Perspective: R.P. Soejono’s Fetschrift (Truman Simanjuntak, Mohammad Hisyam, Bagyo Prasetyo, Titi Surti Nastiti);
- Austronesian Diaspora and the Ethnogeneses of People in Indonesian Archipelago (Truman Simanjuntak, Ingrid H.E. Pojoh, Mohammad Hisyam);
- Innovative ASEAN: Creating ASEAN Competitiveness Through Innovation, Sciences and Technology (Goib Wiranto);
- Groundwater Management and Related Water Resources Issues in the Southeast Asia and East Asia Region (Robert Delinom, Bogie Soedjatmiko, Agusmen Riyanto, Peter E. Hehanussa);
- Plankton Laut/ Sea Plankton (Anugerah Nontji);
- Interaksi Daratan dan Lautan/ Interaction between Mainland and Sea: Its Impact on Natural Resources and Environment (Wahyu Budi Setyawan, Pradina Purwati, Senny Sunanisari, Djedi Widarto, Ronald Nasution, Oemi Atijah);
- Sumber Daya Air dan Lingkungan: Potensi, Degradasi, dan Masa Depan/Water and Environment Resources: Potency, Degradation, and Future(Robert M. Delinom, Dyah Marganingrum);
- Mencari Indonesia: Demografi Politik Pasca-Soeharto/ Searching for Indonesia Political-Demography-Post Soeharto Era (Riwanto Tirtosudarmo);
- Mencari Indonesia 2: Batas-Batas Rekayasa Sosial/Searching for Indonesia 2: Boundaries of Social Engineering (Riwanto Tirtosudarmo).
Here is the picture of the stand, simple yet elegant. With Gatot Kaca poster on its wall, it is truly Indonesia.
Cendrawasih dance was danced once by people invited by KJRI in front of the stand to interest people around, and it worked. Some visitors came to the stand to know more about Indonesian culture and literature.
News Source: KJRI, LIPI
Photo Source: KJRI
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2 months ago
thanks for the post