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Reading Literature Makes Us Alive | Juhendri Chaniago | TEDxKesawanSquare
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Added Oct 12, 2016
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A big country is a country that appreciates its literary works. Today we have a big gap with literature. Juhendri Chaniago takes us back to reading literature.

Juhendri Chaniago was born on 2 November 1973 in Medan, North Sumatra. He was a writing class tutor and theater trainer at PKBM Madya Insani (2010-2012), the facilitator of the Writing Class in Anthropology at UNIMED (2013), and a facilitator in training for citizen journalism for rural communities at the Bitra Indonesia Foundation. He has also been on the juries of a copyright stories competition at North Sumatra Provincial Library and a poetry reading competition at Yayasan Perguruan Sultan Iskandar Muda. He has also been a tutor in an acting class at John Robert Power Medan. Currently, he is active as a journalist at Bitranet (alternative media of the Bitra Indonesia Foundation), the Regional Coordinator for the Indonesian Literature Community (KSI), a member of Medan Art Council and also in Sanggar Bale Marojahan and Deli Art Foundation for the performing arts.

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