Eka Kurniawan turns down award from Education and Culture Ministry

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About Eka Kurniawan,
and was originally published in The Jakarta Post,
Oct 10, 2019


Renowned Indonesian writer Eka Kurniawan revealed that he had turned down an award from the Education and Culture Ministry.

Established in 2012, the Cultural Awards and Traditional Art Maestro Awards will be given to 59 recipients from eight categories this year. Among the recipients are late comedian Djudjuk Srimulat, composer Purwa Tjaraka, singer Rose Pandanwangi and artist Amrus Nastalsya.

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