DKI Jakarta Provincial Government by its Library and Archives Office successfully bring JALIJALIFEST22 from August 3-7, 2022. JALIJALIFEST22 is the first Jakarta literary festival in collaboration with Baca di Tebet Community, Indonesian Writers Inc., and the Indonesian Publishers Association (IKAPI).

Bringing “Emerging Literary to Empower Jakarta Citizens” as the main theme, JALIJALIFEST22 was full of various literary activities in which the public can participate for free. Workshops and talk show with numerous speakers, a book bazaar with a good price, and an on-the-spot library with lots of book collections attend to celebrate the festival.

Taking place in Tebet, South Jakarta JALIJALIFEST22 was held at 5 different locations with each specific sub-theme embedded:

  • Memoir at Baca di Tebet
  • Performing art at Kopi Brug
  • Design and lifestyle at The Harvest Cakes
  • Culinary at Makan di tebet
  • Culture at Sarana Square

It is hoped that this literary festival could be a good starting point for Jakarta citizens to know and be aware more about literacy and its benefit to empowering and bringing advantages to their life.

Courtesy: Dispusip DKI Jakarta