The Cultural Council of Jakarta or, in Indonesian, Dewan Kesenian Jakarta is an organization that supports activities and cultural development in the province of Jakarta . Founded [When?] By cultural personalities, including Mochtar Lubis and Taufiq Ismail , his status was changed, theby a decision of Ali Sadikin , then governor of Jakarta.


Initially, the members of the Council were appointed by the Jakarta Academy , then following a more open election procedure conducted by a jury of experts and observers, and no longer by members of Akademi Jakarta alone . Management mandates are three years. This institution is a working partner of the Governor of DKI , including participating in the development of annual artistic programs. The council has 25 members divided into six committees: cinema, music, literature, fine arts, dance and theater.

The Jakarta Cultural Council is also organizing a novel writing contest called Sayembara Novel Dewan Kesenian Jakarta .

Notes and references

id ) This article is partially or entirely from the Wikipedia article in Indonesian entitled ” Dewan Kesenian Jakarta ” ( see the list of authors ) .