Focus on Frankfurt in Leipzig

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In March you can find us at the Leipzig Book Fair: Hall 4 B 401 At our stand you can get all the information on your participation at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, our services and the advantages of being part of the Frankfurt experience.




The Frankfurt Book Fair is:

  • the place where 7,300 exhibitors from over 70 countries, more than 275,000 private and trade visitors, 9,300 journalists and 1,400 accredited bloggers come together
  • the most important trading platform for rights and licenses
  • the centre for international decision-makers from the book, creative and technology industry
  • the topnotch meeting point for you and your customers
  • the number one location for new business deals
  • Our team is happy to help!

Our Programme on the Frankfurt Book Fair Stage:

Thursday, 12 March

Time Event
10.30 - 11.15
Talk:
"The Dancer: A Woman's Life in a Time of Terror" (with film clips from the feature film)
 
Author: Ahmad Tohari
Moderator: Berthold Damshäuser
Translator: Sabine Müller
11.30 - 12.15
How does indonesian literature reach German readers?
Launch of the website "Publishing Indonesia"
 
with: Sebastian Posth and Claudia Kaiser
12.30 - 14.00 Indonesia Soup
14.00 - 14.45
PRESS CONFERENCE:
“Indonesia: 17.000 Islands of Imagination“
 
Speakers:  Goenawan Mohamad (Chairman, NOC) & Juergen Boos (President, FBF)
Authors: Sapardi Djoko Damono and Laksmi Pamuntjak
15.00 - 15.45
READING:
“Sapardi Djoko Damono: A Life in Poetry”
 
Readers: Slamet Rahardjo & Berthold Damshauser
16.00 - 16.45
Indonesia Translation Funding Programme
 
with: Husnie Syawie, John McGlynn, Berthold Damshäuser
17.00 - 18.30

Indonesia Happy Hour

Host: NOC Members

 

Friday, 13 March

Time Event
10.30 - 11.15
TALK & DEMO:
“The Indonesian Graphic Novel”
 
Authors: Evan Raditya & Beng Rahadian
Moderator: Boboy Simanjuntak
Translator:  Sabine Müller
11.30 - 12.15
Wisch und weg nach Finnland. Cool. – ein Happy End
 
With: Maria Antas and Juergen Boos
12.30 - 14.00 Frankfurt Book Fair - the SOUP
14.00 - 14.45
LitCam goes Leipzig: LitCam Lesekicker – Fußball motiviert zum Lesen
 
with: Zeljko Ristic and Andreas Schlüter 
Moderation: Karin Ploetz
15.00 - 15.45
TALK:
“Indonesian Politics in  Comics: President  Jokowi as Tintin
 
Authors: Beng Rahadian & Harry Prasetyo
Moderator-Translator: Boboy Simanjuntak
16.00 - 16.45
READING:
Fragments from the novel The Dancer
 
Reader:  Boboy Simanjuntak
Moderator:  Berthold Damshäuser

 

Saturday, 14 March

Time Event
10.30 - 11.15
TALK:
“Free Expression in Contemporary Indonesian Literature”
 
Authors: Laksmi Pamuntjak & Nirwan Dewanto
Moderator: Martina Heinschke
Translator: Sabine Muller
 
11.30 - 12.15
Blick in die Zukunft: Flandern und die Niederlande – Ehrengast der Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016
 
With Bart Moeyaert and Bas Pauw
12.30 - 14.00 Frankfurt Book Fair - the SOUP
14.00 - 14.45
Litprom goes Leipzig
Litprom presents the Indonesian poet and performer Afrizal Malna
frizal Malna
 
Moderation: Dorothee Keller
Translation: Sabine Müller
 
15.00 - 15.45
READING:
Fragments from the novel A Question of Red
 
Readers: Laksmi Pamuntjak (Author) & Milena Karas
Moderator:  Martina Heinschke
16.00 - 16.45
TALK:
“Poetry  and Plurality
 
Author: Sapardi Djoko Damono,
Moderator-Translator: Berthold Damshäuser
 

 

Sunday, 15 March

Time Event
10.30 - 11.15
TALK:
“Indonesia is Hot: Indonesian Cuisine and Cookbooks”
 
Author: Sisca Soewitomo
Moderator-Translator: Boboy Simanjuntak
11.30 - 12.15
TALK:
“Culture, Criticism and Comics”
 
Authors:  Iwan Gunawan & Beng Rahadian
Moderator:  Boboy Simanjuntak
Translator:  Sabine Müller
14.00 - 14.45
READING:
“Poetry and Play
 
Authors:  Goenawan Mohamad & Nirwan Dewanto
Readers: Bertold Damhauser & Sabine Müller
15.00 - 15:45
DEMO:
“Poetry in Motion
 
Presenter: Wasi Bantolo and  Ayun Anindita Setyo Wulan

 

Indonesia in Leipzig

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The literary kick-off of our guest of honour will happen in Leipzig The Frankfurt Book Fair's guest of honour Indonesia will be present at our stand (Hall 4, B401), together with Indonesian authors, a book exhibition and a multifaceted stage programme.

We’re looking forward to four days of Indonesia in Leipzig, with readings, discussions, performances and culinary specialties.
The Programme in Leipzig 2015

The Book Fair Thursday will be entirely devoted to Indonesia: At 12:30 p.m. we will serve an Indonesian soup, at 2:00 p.m. we invite you to a press briefing, later the I-Lit programme to promote translations will be presented (4:00 p.m.) and finally we’ll round off the day with the Indonesia Happy Hour (5:00 p.m.).

March 12

Soup Reception

12-15 March,
12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

March 12

Happy Hour Indonesia


from 5:00 p.m.

WE ARE HERE: 12-15 March 2015, Hall 4, Stand B 401

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Vice President Exhibition Management

Gabi Rauch-Kneer
Frankfurt Book Fair
Gabi Rauch-Kneer
t: +49 (0) 69 2102225
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46225
rauch-kneer@book-fair.com
Head of Department German-speaking Publishers and int. Children's Books
Andrea Fiala de Ayerbe
Frankfurt Book Fair
Andrea Fiala de Ayerbe
t: +49 (0) 69 2102223
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46223
fiala@book-fair.com
Stand organisation, Collective Exhibition of Smaller Independent Publishers
Barbara Stalder
Frankfurt Book Fair
Barbara Stalder
t: +49 (0) 69 2102254
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46254
stalder@book-fair.com
Head STM, Education ANGLO
Susanne Funk
Frankfurt Book Fair
Susanne Funk
t: +49 (0) 69 2102172
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46172
funk@book-fair.com
Collective Exhibitions of Audiobooks and Calendars
Frankfurt Book Fair
Angelina Probst
t: +49 (0) 69 2102284
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46284
probst@book-fair.com
Business Information and Science
Anja Binninger
Frankfurt Book Fair
Anja Binninger
t: +49 (0) 69 2102221
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46221
binninger@book-fair.com
Guest of Honour
Simone Bühler
Frankfurt Book Fair
Simone Bühler
t: +49 (0) 69 2102249
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46249
buehler@book-fair.com
Guest of Honour
Karina Goldberg
Frankfurt Book Fair
Karina Goldberg
t: +49 (0) 69 2102162
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46162
goldberg@book-fair.com
Gourmet Gallery, Tourism
Barbara Roelle
Frankfurt Book Fair
Barbara Roelle
t: +49 (0) 69 2102103
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46103
roelle@book-fair.com
Fiction and Non-Fiction
Katja Bothe
Frankfurt Book Fair
Katja Bothe
t: +49 (0) 69 2102142
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46142
bothe@book-fair.com
Fiction and Non-Fiction
Peter Diemer
Frankfurt Book Fair
Peter Diemer
t: +49 (0) 69 2102156
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46156
diemer@book-fair.com
Director Marketing & Communications Germany
Markus Gogolin
Frankfurt Book Fair
Markus Gogolin
t: +49 (0) 69 2102187
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46187
gogolin@book-fair.com
Social Media, Next Generation
Frank Krings
Frankfurt Book Fair
Frank Krings
t: +49 (0) 69 2102107
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46107
krings@book-fair.com
Fiction and Non-Fiction, Tourism
Maren Ongsiek
Frankfurt Book Fair
Maren Ongsiek
t: +49 (0) 69 2102190
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46190
ongsiek@book-fair.com
PR-Manager
Anne Eckert
Frankfurt Book Fair
Anne Eckert
t: +49 (0) 69 2102157
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46157
eckert@book-fair.com
Collective exhibition STM
Lotte Dross
Frankfurter Buchmesse
Lotte Dross
t: +49 (0) 69 2102221
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46221
dross@book-fair.com