Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Borobudur Festival to Return With Erotic, Religious Themes

THE JAKARTA POST
By Masajeng Rahmiasri
Image inspired by Serat Centhini, a 12-volume work created by Pakubuwono V of the Surakarta kingdom and three court poets
INDONESIA---The Borobudur Writers and Cultural Festival (BWCF) is set to return for the fifth time from Oct. 5 to 8 in Magelang and Yogyakarta, Central Java. This year, the event will feature scientific discussion about ancient scriptures that relate to eroticism and religiosity, specifically Serat Centhini, a 12-volume work created by Pakubuwono V of the Surakarta kingdom and three court poets. It will also offer other events, such as photo and painting exhibitions, workshops, arts performances and a discussion between writers and the Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) with the aim of creating an Indonesian writers association. [link]