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July 3, 2018 — Indonesian Writers

In honor of Abdul Muis’ birthday, on March 24, 2013 in Bukittinggi, the government (represented by The Deputy Minister of Education and Culture, Wiendu Nuryanti) has been declared July 3 as the INDONESIAN LITERATURE DAY. The promoter of Indonesian Literature Day, Taufiq Ismail, said that the adoption of a special literature day was intended to promote a love of Indonesian literature. In addition, it would promote brotherhood and creativity among literary figures.