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FROM FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR 2015 TO LONDON BOOK FAIR 2016

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Indonesia – which gained great appreciations as Guest of Honour of Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 – just harvested its success during the London Book Fair 2016 by licensing 15 titles to the United Kingdom and 12 titles to Malaysia. Below is a picture gallery of activities at the Indonesian stands… Read more
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Indonesia’s Top Literary Agent says “Think Books, Not Bali!”

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In Growth Markets by Edward Nawotka September 10, 2015. Thomas Nung Atasana, Indonesia’s leading literary agent, argues that the archipelago’s authors and publishers deserve international attention. By Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief Indonesia is the Guest of Honor at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair and will have, for the first time, an… Read more
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Picture Gallery INDONESIA IN LONDON BOOK FAIR 14-16 April, 2015

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  The largest hall in London Book Fair  Talk show: Agustinus Wibowo and Elizabeth Pizani at the Indonesian stand    Books displayed at the Indonesian stand \ Visitors to the Indonesian stand (Texts & pictures by Nung Atasana)
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Picture Gallery INDONESIA IN LEIPZIG BOOK FAIR 12-15 March, 2015

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Main entrance to Leipzig Book Fair    Slamet Rahardjo’s performance attracted a lot of audience    Books displayed at the Indonesian stand (Texts & pictures by Nung Atasana)
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INDONESIA GOES LEIPZIG BOOK FAIR 2015

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Indonesia is a home for 700 living languages, 500 ethnic groups, and 245 religions. With its rich and diverse literary and cultural heritage, Indonesia is the Guest of Honor at Frankfurt Book Fair 2015. As a preliminary step towards such a great event in the book publishing industry, Indonesia will… Read more
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Indonesian Government to Allocate US$1 Million for Translation Project

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Photograph courtesy of Indonesian Goes Frankfurt 2015 (Quoted from “Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: How serious is Indonesia in promoting its culture, literature?” by Niken Prathivi, The Jakarta Post, Sun, April 06, 2014) At the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, Indonesia will be the event’s guest of honor, offering the nation a… Read more
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Borobudur Agency Greeted The World at The 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair

Borobudur Agency inside the Indonesian booth at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair (Photograph by B. Sugiharta)
Photograph by B. Sugiharta The 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair was the first major step for Borobudur Agency (BA) – a newly established literary agency by IKAPI (The Indonesian Publishers Association) – to greet the world, presenting the wealth of Indonesian contents globally. Along with several Indonesian publishers, BA enjoyed the… Read more
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Indonesian Contents Go International…!

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Selama ini penerbit Indonesia terbilang banyak membeli hak cipta buku-buku luar negeri untuk diterjemahkan ke dalam bahasa Indonesia. Titik balik pun mulai terjadi. Awal milenium ketiga ini beberapa penerbit Indonesia sudah berhasil menjual hak cipta buku-buku terbitannya ke luar negeri, kemungkinan sudah lebih dari 1.500 judul. Terbanyak memang ke Malaysia… Read more