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Contemporary Sundanese Poetry to be Discussed in Bandung

News | Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 | sundanesecorner.org

Hawé Setiawan

Sundanese award-winning poets’ works will be discussed at Bandung’s Padepokan Seni Mayang Sunda tomorrow at 9 a.m. Literary critic Dr. Acép Iwan Saidi of Bandung Institute of Technology, along with myself, will present analyses of the poems at the forum.

Compiled in an anthology entitled Katumbiri ‘Rainbow’, the poems come from contemporary poets such as Acép Zamzam Noor, Ari Andriansyah, Dyah Padmini, Étti R.S., Godi Suwarna, Nazarudin Azhar, and Toni Lesmana. It is recently published by Culture and Tourism Bureau of West Java in cooperation with Wisata Literasi, a Lembang-based publishing house.

According to Ms. Étti R.S. who edits the book (along with Padjajaran University’s Sundanese scholar Teddi Muhtadin) and helps to organize the forum, it is open for public. The venue is at Jl Peta 209, Bandung.***

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