Don't Miss JALIJALIFEST22, Literacy Fest for a More Advanced Jakarta This Week!
Reported by Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
As the initiator and pioneer of literacy activities, the Jakarta administration is set to hold the Literacy Festival for the first time from August 3 to 7, 2022 located in Tebet area, South Jakarta.
This festival is intended for students, communities, housewives, employees, business people, and other communities
The festival named JALIJALIFEST22 with the title 'Building Literacy towards an Empowered and Creative Jakarta Society' presents a series of literacy activities divided into five themes, namely Memoirs, Culture, Design and Lifestyle, Arts and Performances, and Culinary.
These themes will be spread at various locations, including the Reading Library in Tebet, The Harvest, KOPIBRUG Cafe, and Sarana Square Building.UCCN Conference, Disparekraf Develops Jakarta's Potential as a City of Literature
It was realized in collaboration with various literacy communities, business actors, and other parties who have an interest in the world of literacy.
"This festival is intended for students, communities, housewives, employees, business people, and other communities. With themes presented, we hope that many will come here," expressed Jakarta Library and Archives Agency Head Wahyu Haryadi, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release, Tuesday (8/2).
He explained that literacy activities such as talk shows and workshops with various literacy themes with professional speakers in their fields would color the festival.
There would also be exhibitions on every literacy theme and a mobile library with interesting collections that can be read on site.
Not only that, the cheap book bazaar would also be held throughout the festival in collaboration with leading publishers.
"Hope it can be a starting point for increasing literacy in Jakarta. A high level of literacy will build a society that is competitive in various aspects of life," he explained.
As for information, literacy is human intellectual development. With literacy, civilization will be more advanced, including welfare.
With literacy, humans can apply knowledge to values that are useful for empowerment. The role of government and society is the key to success in creating a good literacy ecosystem.
“So, let's participate in this festival. Participate in literacy activities and the development of literacy in Jakarta. For more information, you can follow Instagram @bacajakarta," he concluded.