25 10 '17 - 17:00
Maison du Spectacle la Bellone
Rue de Flandre 46
T +32 (0)2 513 33 33
EUROPALIA, Les midis de la poésie, Apéro Poésie, Maison de la Poésie d'Amay, La Bellone, Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia
26 10 '17 - 19:00
28 10 '17 - 20:00
Quai Saint-Léonard 43b
Literary evening Indonesia Malah with
Alain Ernotte (conference) - 18:00 @ Les Chiroux
Collectif Dãnapatti (dance)
DJ Lawrence (music)
EUROPALIA, Le Hangar ASBL, la Bibliothèque Chiroux, Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia
Since his studies in Bandung, he has written a lot of prose and poems in his first mother tongue Sundanese and published them in several books, such as: Antologi Puisi Sunda Mutakhir (the Anthology of Recent Sundanese Poems), Jagad Alit (A little World, 1979), Surat-Surat Kaliwat (the Forgotten Letters, 1984), Blues-Kere Lauk (Blues – Poor Food, 1992), Sajak Dongeng S Ujang (S-Ujang’s Fairy Tales, 1998).
He also wrote some short stories: Murang-Maring (1980), Serat Sastrawarna (Letters of Colourful Literary, 1995) and many others. He has received various awards for his dedication to the creative art for preserving the Sundanese cultural heritage in literature. He also founded the periodical art event Nyiar Lumar in Ciamis, Southwest Java, as his effort of maintaining the ancient Sundanese Galu’ tradition.
Discover his poems in English here