The first Indonesian novel in Hungarian translation

19 March, 2013

The autobiographical novel of Andrea Hirata, the Laskar Pelangi (Rainbow Troops) received its Hungarian translation and this month it starts selling in Hungarian bookstores by Geopen Publishing House.

 The novel was first published in 2005 and quickly became a bestseller in Indonesia. In it′s country of origin, the book was even elected the book of the year and in 2008 Riri Riza directed a film from it with the same title. The movie received the same overwhelming success as the novel. The said movie is available at our website, by clicking on the ′movies′ tab in our video player.

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Indonesian Embassy in Budapest made collaboration with Hungarian composers to participate in Transparent Tone Music Festival 2019 that was held on 13 January 2019 at CentriFUGA, Budapest.
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia and Viranyosi Cultural House Budapest organized Indonesian Spring Festival, 20 February 2016.
H.E Wening Esthyprobo Fatandari, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia Budapest opened Bali Art Exhibition in Budapest
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia held a cultural art performances Indonesia Kirana in two different cities in Hungary. In the objective promotion of culture, the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia pick one of the prestigious State University of Indonesia, University of Padjadjaran to held this event.
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, together with several travel agents from Indonesia and Hungary participated in the largest Tourism Fair in Budapest, Hungary.
Last August 17th, 2014 Indonesia Celebrate their Independence Day and closing the celebration with Diplomatic Reception on the next September 10th.
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