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Update
Beberapa kegiatan Murti Bunanta di mancanegara:

1)    27 November-3 Desember 2000: Lokakarya penulisan Kreatif, diselenggarakan oleh The National Book Development Council of Singapore dan The National Library Board of Singapore pada Asian Children’s Festival di Singapura.

Membawakan makalah berjudul “Menulis Buku Anak – Mengapa Tidak Memulainya dari Cerita-Cerita Masa Kecil?”

2)   26-27 April 2001: Seminar Sastra Kanak-Kanak dan Remaja yang diselenggarakan Bahagian Kesusasteraan Moden Jabatan Sastra – Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur

Membawakan makalah berjudul “Selintas Sejarah Sastra Anak-Anak di Indonesia (Dengan Pembahasan    Utama: Sastra Multi Etnis)”

3).  15 Agustus 2001: Kongres IRSCL (International Researchers Society of  Children's Literature) di Afrika Selatan. Membawakan makalah berjudul “Social Practice and Children’s Literature”

4)    8-9 Maret 2004: Seminar Kebahasaan dan Kesastraan Mabbim, 8 dan 9 Maret 2004 di Kuala Lumpur

   Membawakan makalah berjudul “Membuka Jalan Bagi Anak untuk Gemar  Membaca dan Menjadi Kreatif : Program Sastra, Guru yang Antusias, dan Buku Berkualitas”

5)    5-9 September 2005: Salah satu juri internasional BIB (Biennial Illustrations Bratislava) 2005 di Slovakia

- Murti among the International Jurors BIB 2005 -
 

6)    20-24 September 2006: Kongres IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) ke-30 di Macau

   Membawakan makalah berjudul “Reading of Underprivileged Children, The Benefit of Early Readers Books

7)    7-18 September 2008: Kongres IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) ke-31 di Kopenhagen, Denmark

                                              - Two IBBY Honor List for Writing, 2008, Indonesia and China -


 



 
             - Murti was presenting her paper for IBBY workshop -
 
 

8)     25-27 Maret 2009: The 2nd International Conference on Educational Reform 2009 (ICER 2009) di Udonthani, Thailand

      Membawakan makalah berjudul “The Role of Folktales in Educating Children: an ASEAN Storytelling   Festival”

9)   19-21 Agustus 2009: UNISA Conference on Reading Promotion and Storytelling for Children di Pretoria, Afrika Selatan

   Membawakan makalah berjudul "Storytelling Festival, From Traditional to Contemporary:Keep Folktales Alive" dan "Start with the Mothers, the Best Network to Collaborate in Promoting Reading"

- Murti at "Indonesian Night" with the Indonesian ambassador, rector and senior officers of UNISA -
 

  - Murti among the children (left) and was doing symbolic books handover (right) in Tshwane community library -

- Murti was presenting KPBA activities (left) and dancing together after giving workshop (right) -

-Murti with Made Taro (Balinese storyteller) and the children after storytelling session at Pierneef Theatre-

10) 4-6 Februari 2010: International Conference on Children’s Libraries-Building A Book Culture di New Delhi, India

    Membawakan makalah di depan forum berjudul "Books Bring Relief, a Foundation for Love of Reading"

- Showing Indonesian map to the children -
 
- Murti were reading her book: Indonesian Folktales -
 
- Telling a story from a wall-hanging "The Spoiled Little Kitten" -
 
 
- Presenting the paper -

11)      6-9 Mei 2010: Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) di Singapura

- Having discussion with the workshop participants in Parents Forum -
 

- Telling stories with various methods: hand puppets, finger puppets, cloth books and wall-hanging -
- Interactive storytelling session with the participants -
- Showing Indonesian map -
- Murti was presenting her paper about Indonesian Children's Book Publishing -

- The launching of her book: Tattadu -

12) 10-11 Agustus 2010: Regional Meeting on the Use of Asian Folktales in Classrooms, SEAMEO SPAFA, di Bangkok, Thailand.

 

                    - Murti was presenting the use of folktales in Indonesian classrooms -                 

 

- Among other speakers from ASEAN and Korea -

13) 8-12 September 2010: Kongres IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) ke-32 di Santiago, Spanyol, dengan makalah berjudul “Literature Written in Regional Languages: Strive to Survive-A Dilemma"

- At the forum -
 
- Murti with Mrs. Jan van der Weg-Laverman, a colleague from Dutch -
- Murti and other participants from various countries: Dutch, Australia, Iran, Egypt, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Korea, Japan, China, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia -
 

 14) 19-22 Februari 2011: salah satu pendongeng dalam 14th Kanoon International    Storytelling Festival di Bandar Abbas-Iran.      


  Mendongeng di perpustakaan anak di Minab City, 20 Februari 2011

-Telling story in children library at Minab City - February 20th, 2011 -

- Telling story "The Spoiled Little Kitten" at International Festival: Bandar Abbas, Iran, February 22nd, 2011 -
 
Bersama para pendongeng dari mancanegara
- At the festival closing with other storytellers: from Iran, Lebanon, Thailand, Germany, Afghanistan, Turki, Kenya, Tajikistan, and others -

 

15) 24-25 Maret 2011: salah satu keynote speaker dalam Kongres ICER ke-4 (International Conference on Educational Reform) di Luang Prabang, Laos dengan membawakan makalah  berjudul "Use Your Research Experiences and Knowledge to Write Children's Book"

- Murti as a keynote speaker (left) and when accepting certificate from Prof. Wajuppa Tossa  (right) -

- Murti were giving storytelling workshop for teachers -

- Enjoying leisure time with other speakers from Japan, Laos, Malaysia, South Africa, Thailand, Australia, Canada -

 16) 28 Mei 2011: bersama dengan Yusof Gajah memberikan workshop tentang picture book di Asian Festival of Children's  Content (AFCC) di Singapura.

- Explaining about picture book -
- Consultation with Murti -
- Among workshop participants -
 

17) 29 Agustus-4 September 2011: menjadi Presiden dari Juri Internasional kompetisi ilustrasi buku anak  BIB (Biennial of Illlustrations Bratislava) yang ke 23 tahun 2011. Penjurian berlangsung dari tanggal 29 s/d 2 September 2011. Murti Bunanta juga sekaligus menjadi International Commitee BIB. Juri lain berasal dari Austria, Belanda, Venezuela, Spanyol, Rusia, Denmark, Polandia, Slovakia dan Italia.

 

 - Judging time in front of the illustrations -

 

- Nominee from Indonesia -
 
 
 - The discussion between the international jurors -
 
 
- Murti as the President of the International Jurors with Zuzana jarosova, General Comissioner of BIB, at the awards night -
 
 
 
- Awarding the Grand Prix prize of BIB 2011 to the winner (Eunyoung Cho,from Korea)
 
 
 - Press conference: winners BIB 2011 -
 
 

- Murti with mayor of Bratislava -
 
 

 18) 2-3 November 2011: Asian Folklore Seminar 2011 di Penang, Malaysia, dengan makalah berjudul "Local Knowledge on Gender Issue: Stories of Independent Girls and Princessess from Five Asian Countries"

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

19) 10 November 2011: International Workshop on Story Heritages of Asia di Seoul, Korea Selatan, dengan esai  berjudul "Folk Literature in Indonesia, Continue to Live"


 
 
 
 

 

20) 25-30 Januari 2012: Menjadi juri internasional dalam 15th Kanoon International Storytelling Festival di Urmia, Iran. 

 

 - Murti was interviewed by local TV -
 
- Cutting the festival cake -
 

- Murti as the only international jury; the other four are from Iran -
 
- Murti enjoyed a snow -
 
- Enjoy the beautiful garden in Iran with Dina, a young Indonesian storyteller
 
 

21) 28-31 Maret 2012: Wadah Global Gathering di Bali, membawakan topik "The Power of Stories"

Ibu Murti berbagi cerita dan mempresentasikan kegiatannya
-Murti  was sharing stories and presenting her activities-
 
Menerima plakat kenang-kenangan dari Bapak Hashim Djojohadikudumo
-Receiving sertificate of appreciation from Mr.Hashim Djojohadikusumo-
 
Bersama Anuradha Koirala, CNN Hero 2010 (kiri) dan Ibu Robin Lim, CNN Hero 2011 (kanan)
-With CNN Hero 2010 Anuradha Koirala (left) and CNN Hero 2011 Robin Lim (right)

 

22) 27 Mei 2012: Memberikan workshop “Empower Your Story/Memberdayakan Cerita” di Asian Festival of Children's  Content (AFCC) di Singapura, 26-29 Mei 2012.

Ibu Murti menunjukkan buku dan wall hanging Tattadu
-Murti was showing Tattadu's book and wall hanging-

 
 
Para peserta memperagakan cerita yang diangkat dari buku Tarian Pengusir Ular
-Participants were happy to involve in dramatization-

 

 

 

 

Bersama sebagian peserta
- With some of the participants -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Dewan Penasihat AFCC
- AFCC Board of Advisors-

 
 
 
23) 23-26 Agustus 2012: Menghadiri The 33rd IBBY International Congress 2012 di London, dan Mempresentasikan Makalah "The Publishing and Translations for Young Reader: Bilingual Bible Stories" pada tanggal 25 Agustus 2012.
 
- Murti  Bunanta was presenting the paper with Dina Tuasuun -
 

- With Peter Sis, The Winner of Hans Christian Andersen Award 2012 -

 

- With Timotea Vrablova, President of Slovak Section of IBBY,

and Anne Pellowski, storyteller and Honorary Member of IBBY from USA -

 

 

- With Mr. Kang Woo-Hyon, CEO of Nami Island

and Ms. Lee Kye Young, Vice President of Naminara Republic-

 

-With IBBY Friends from Thailand -

 

24) 3 Oktober 2012: Memberikan Makalah "Pengajaran Bahasa Indonesia itu Menyenangkan dan Menarik serta Berpengetahuan: Memberdayakan Cerita Rakyat" dalam Konferensi Internasional Pengajaran Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (KIPBIPA) di Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana, Salatiga, 3-4 Oktober 2012

Murti dalam Pembukaan Acara KIPBIPA
- Murti during the opening ceremony of KIPBIPA -
 

Murti saat sedang menyampaikan makalah
- Murti was presenting the paper -



25) 29 0ktober 2012: Memaparkan Makalah dengan Tema "Apa yang Anda Sebaiknya Ketahui Sebelum Menulis Cerita Rakyat untuk Anak" dalam Borobudur Writers and Cultural Festival 2012 di Pendopo Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel di Yogyakarta, 28-31 Oktober 2012  

Saat dalam Forum Diskusi
- During the discussion -
 

Murti sedang mendongeng
- Murti was telling a story -
 
Foto bersama beberapa peserta diskusi
- With some of the participants -
 
 

26) 2 Februari 2013: Memaparkan Makalah dengan Tema "Hidden Wisdom in Folktales" dalam The 1st Mahasarakham University International Storytelling Festival 2013 di Thailand, 31 Maret-3 Februari 2013 

 
Murti sedang memberikan pelatihan mendongeng kepada mahasiswa peserta workshop: Mahasiswa Thai, Vietnam, dan Kamboja
The Thai, Vietnamese and Cambodian students were practicing how to tell a story from Murti -
 
 

Pada acara pembukaan MSUISF 2013
- at the opening ceremony of MSUISF 2013 with the Rector, Asst. Prof. Supachai (white shirt) -
 
 

 

Para pendongeng tamu diperkenalkan di Fakultas Pendidikan dan Fakultas Ilmu Pengetahuan
-All guest storytellers were introduced at Faculty of Education (left)
and Faculty of Science (right)-
 
 
 

27) a. 23 Mei 2013: Memaparkan Makalah Main Theme dengan Tema "How To Strengthen IBBY Asia Oceania" dalam The 1st Asia-Oceania Regional IBBY Congress di Bali, Indonesia, 23-26 Mei 2013.

Murti memaparkan makalah kepada lebih dari 100 delegasi dari 20 negara
- Murti was presenting the paper for more than 100 delegates from 20 countries -
 
 

Peluncuran buku terbaru Murti Bunanta, "The Tiny Boy and Other Tales from Indonesia", yang diterbitkan oleh Penerbit Groundwood Books, Kanada

- The launching of Murti Bunanta's book, entitled "The Tiny Boy and Other Tales from Indonesia", published by Groundwood Books Publisher, Canada -

27) b. 26 Mei 2013: Memaparkan Makalah dengan Tema "SACL Volunteers' Experiences in Raising Their Empathy and Awareness towards Others: Sharing Stories for Hospitalized Children with Cancer", dalam The 1st Asia-Oceania Regional IBBY Congress di Bali, Indonesia, 23-26 Mei 2013.

 
Murti saat sedang menyampaikan makalah
- Murti was presenting the paper -

 

Foto bersama beberapa perwakilan International Board on Books for Young People
- Photo Session with IBBY National Section delegates -
 
 

28) a.  1 September-8 September 2013: Dalam ajang bergengsi kompetisi ilustrasi buku anak internasional BIB (Biennial of Illlustrations Bratislava), Murti kembali didaulat Presiden Juri Internasional untuk kedua kalinya.  Para juri lain yang berasal dari Latvia, Malaysia, Rwanda, Jepang, Korea Selatan, Kroasia, Finlandia, Slovakia dan China.

   

Suasana saat para juri berdiskusi dan menilai ilustrasi
- During the judging time-         

Penyerahan hadiah kepada para pemenang
- Murti was giving the awards for the winners -
 
 
Murti menyerahkan penghargaan kepada Maria Christania, ilustrator muda dari Indonesia, yang menerima BIB Honorary Mentions for Publishers
- Murti  and Maria Christania, Indonesian young ilustrator, who received BIB Honorary Mention for Publishers-
 
Saat Konferensi Pers bersama Dr.Dusan Roll dan Dr. Dagmar Valcekova
- The press conference with Dr.Dusan Roll and Dr.Dagmar Valcekova -
 
Jamuan makan bersama Wakil Menteri Kebudayaan Slovakia
- A banquet with the Deputy of Minister of Culture of Slovakia-

 

 28) b. 4 September 2013: Di antara kegiatannya di Slovakia, Murti menerima penghargaan The L'udmila Podjavorinska Plaque dari Menteri Kebudayaan Republik Slovakia atas jasa beliau dalam kerjasama kebudayaan Indonesia-Slovakia dan promosi seni Slovakia kepada anak-anak di manca negara.

 The L'udmila Podjavorinska Plaque

Bersama Timotea Vrablova (Presiden IBBY Slovakia), Bpk.Duta Besar Djumantoro Purbo, Peter Tvrdon (Direktur BIBIANA),
 Dr.Dusan Roll dan Heather Trebaticka  (dari kiri ke kanan)
- Photo session with (from left to right) Timotea Vrablova (President of IBBY Slovakia) , Ambassador Djumantoro Purbo,
Peter Tvrdon (Director of  BIBIANA), Dr.Dusan Roll, and Heather Trebaticka -

 

29) 9 September 2013: Dalam perayaan 20 tahun berdirinya Republik Slovakia, Murti Bunanta menerima penghargaan dari Wakil Perdana Menteri Slovakia, Miroslav Lajcak,  atas jasanya yang luar biasa untuk persahabatan Slovakia dan Indonesia dan Indonesia serta nama baik Slovakia di dunia melalui buku anak. Penghargaan ini diserahkan oleh Duta Besar Slovakia, Stefan Rozkopal di Jakarta.

 

Saat serah terima penghargaan oleh Duta Besar Slovakia, Stefan Rozkopal
-Stefan Rozkopal, the Ambassador, was handing over the recognition from the Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia to Murti Bunanta-
 

 
 

30.) 9 Oktober dan 11 Oktober 2013: Menyampaikan materi "Indonesia Children's Books: Opening the Window to the World - A Short Note to Explore New Opportunities" dalam acara Frankfurt Book Fair 2013

 

Murti bersama gambar sampul-sampul bukunya
-Murti with some covers of her books-
 

Saat menyampaikan materi mengenai buku anak Indonesia 
-Murti were explaining about and showing Indonesian children's books-
 

-With some friends, delegations from Indonesia (left to right) Mr.Nung Atasana,
Ms.Kestity Pringgoharjono, Ms.Emilia Nazir, and Ms.Murti Bunanta- 
 
  
Saat wawancara dengan media
-Interview with the media- 
 
 

31) 10-16 November 2013: Diundang oleh International Library - Stockholm sebagai pembicara dalam "International Children's Book Week 2013"di Swedia

Murti Bunanta bersama poster dan karya para pembicara (kiri)
dan saat berfoto bersama patung Astrid Lindgren (kanan)
-Murti Bunanta with the works of the speakers (left)
and with Astrid Lindgren Statue in Stockholm (right)- 
 
 
Bersama Bapak Dewa Made Juniarta Sastrawan
(Duta Besar Indonesia di Swedia dan Latvia) dan istri 
-With Indonesian ambassador in Sweden, Mr.Dewa Made Juniarta Sastrawan, and his wife-
 
 
Murti Bunanta sedang menyampaikan presentasi karya dan kegiatannya
-Murti Bunanta during the presentation about her works-
 
32) 24-28 Januari 2014: Dalam ALA (American Library Association) MidWinter Meeting, buku karya Murti Bunanta yang diterbitkan oleh Penerbit Groundwood Kanada berjudul The Tiny Boy and Other Tales From Indonesia terpilih sebagai salah satu buku dalam USBBY Outstanding International Books (OIB) List yang diseleksi oleh tim khusus dari berbagai terbitan buku anak di seluruh dunia, selain Amerika Serikat.

 

-This book written by Murti Bunanta is in the List
of USBBY Outstanding International Books (OIB) 2014
 
Murti Bunanta saat peluncuran buku The Tiny Boy and Other Tales From Indonesia
dalam kongres di Bali, Mei 2013
-On The Tiny Boy and Other Tales From Indonesia book release
during the congress in Bali, May 2013-
 

 33) 8 Februari 2014: Memaparkan Makalah berjudul "Children's Reading Materials on Health and Hygiene: A Child's Right" dalam International Conference on Literacy through Literature, New Delhi, India, 6-8 Februari 2014

 

Murti Bunanta menyampaikan makalahnya
-Murti Bunanta was presenting the paper-
 
Murti menunjukkan contoh majalah anak di Indonesia yang memuat isu sanitasi
-Murti was showing an example of children's magazine in Indonesia on sanitation issue-
 
 

 34) 3 Oktober 2014: Murti Bunanta received a special recognition, Anugrah Kebudayaan, given by The Indonesian Government for her dedication for Children's Literature in Indonesia. The recognition of a golden pin and certificate were handed over by Prof. M. Nuh, The Minister of Education 2014.

Murti Bunanta mendapat pernghargaan dari Pemerintah Indonesia dan Kementrian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan untuk jasa-jasanya dalam sastra anak sebagai pelestari dan pengembang kebudayaan. Murti Bunanta mendapat pin emas dan sertifikat Anugrah Kebudayan.Ada 5 kategori Anugrah Kebudayan 2014.

 

1. Murti Bunanta bersama penerima anugrah lainnya

 2. Mentri Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nuh sedang menyematkan pin emas kepada Murti.

3. Murti Bunanta diminta beraksi gembira dan menari bersama dengan komunitas anak Gunung Mendut


35. Murti Bunanta presented a talk on “Multicultural Literature Broaden the Word View” at Frankfurt Bookfair, October 8th 2014

Ibu Murti memaparkan makalah “Multicultural Literature Broaden the World View.”  tentang apa yang bisa ditawarkan penerbit Indonesia kepada industri buku dunia

 

 36. Murti Bunanta was invited by IBBY to talk about Children in Crisis Program at Frankfurt Bookfair, October 11th 2014

  Ibu Murti berbicara untuk IBBY tentang Children in Crisis Program di Frankfurt Book Fair 2014, tanggal 11 Oktober 2014 untuk International Board of Books for Young Adult (IBBY)


37. Murti Bunanta has conducted storytelling sessions for children at 5th Penang International Kids Storytelling Festival (PINKS), November 8th - 9th 2014

 

 Storytellers from various countries and the committee at welcome dinner


 Murti presented a Sumatera Folktale : The Clever Farmer

 38. Murti Bunanta and team KPBA attended 2nd Asia and Oceania IBBY Regional Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 12th - 17th 2015

Murti Bunanta memaparkan makalah berjudul "How Food Plays an Integral Role in Indonesian Folk Tales and Maintains the Moral of the Stories"
 
 
Murti Bunanta memaparkan Laporan tentang INABBY
-Murti Bunanta was presenting INABBY Report-
 
 
 Murti Bunanta bersama peserta lainnya dalam Plenary Session
 

Foto bersama sesaat setelah kongres, ki-ka: Liz Page, IBBY Executive Director - Ellis Vance, IBBY Treasurer - Emilia Natzir, Secretary General of INABBY - Eng. Mohammed Yousef, IBBY Afghanistan - Patricia Aldana, President of the IBBY Foundation - Dr. Murti Bunanta, President INABBY - Ahmad Redza Ahmad Khairuddin, President MBBY. 
 
Murti Bunanta dan Tim KPBA berfoto di depan poster 2nd Asia and Oceania IBBY Regional Congress
 
 
 Makan malam bersama Bapak Freddy Panggabean, Minister of Counselor and Politic Kedubes Indonesia di Kuala Lumpur dan istri Ibu Imelda Panggabean


 39) Murti Bunanta, one of the Board of Advisors of AFCC at BOA Meeting 2014. She has been the BoA of AFCC for the 5th years since the establishment.

 

Murti Bunanta bersama Anggota BoA of AFCC pada pertemuan tahun 2014
- Murti and the BoA members during the meeting in 2014 -

 

  40) Murti Bunanta, one of the Board of Advisors of AFCC at BOA Meeting 2015. She has been the BoA of AFCC for the 6th years since the establishment.

Murti Bunanta bersama Anggota BoA of AFCC pada pertemuan tahun 2015
-Murti and the BoA members during the meeting in 2015 -

 

41) Murti Bunanta was invited to present a paper entitled: "Storytelling is Caring, Nurturing, Healing, Reading, and Educating" before the opening of The 50th - 25th Celebration of Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB). Murti has been 7 times invited to BIB, 5 times for BIB Jury and 2 times for President Jury of BIB.

Murti Bunanta was presenting The Role of Storytelling
 
 
With all the other speakers, for the theme: "Stop Reading Crisis. Reading and Childhood Development"
 
 
 
In front of Mayor Palace before the meeting with the mayor of Bratislava
 

  

42) Murti Bunanta presented a paper at an International Conference on Indonesian Language, entitled: "Pengajaran Bahasa Indonesia Melalui Kegiatan Bercerita untuk Anak Indonesia yang Belajar di Sekolah Berbahasa Asing" during KIPBIPA IX, Bali, September 30th - October 2nd, 2015.

Murti saat memaparkan makalah
- Presenting a paper -
 
Mendongeng dengan menggunakan buku
- Showing how to use book in storytelling -
 
Foto bersama beberapa pengajar bahasa Indonesia di Sekolah Internasional di Indonesia
- with teachers of Bahasa Indonesia at International Schools -
 

 43) Murti Bunanta was assigned to be the Person In Charge for Island of Tales, the children's pavilion at Frankfurt Book Fair. Murti has also presented a talk and did storytelling performances for children. Her book, "Princess Kemang", a folktale from Bengkulu, has been translated into German in picture book and kamishibai. This German version has also been launched during FBF, October 13rd-18th, 2015.

Murti memaparkan makalah tentang kegiatan KPBA dan INABBY
-Murti presenting a paper on SACL and INABBY Activities-
 
Membacakan buku ke keluarga yang mengunjungi Paviliun Anak di FBF

-Reading a book for a family who came at the Children’s Pavilion-

Murti dan Gabriela Bracklo, penerbit buku "Princess Kemang" versi Jerman
-Murti with her German publisher, Gabriela Bracklo
 
"Princess Kemang" versi Jerman dalam bentuk kamishibai
-Kamishibai telling for "Prinzessin Kemang"-
 
Murti sedang menandatangani buku-buku karangannya
-Book signing at a book shop for Murti's Books-

 

 44) Murti Bunanta was invited to tell stories and giving workshop on "Write Stories with Many Possibilities - Using Indonesian Folktales as Examples" for the Penang International Kids Storytelling Festival, November 28th-29th, 2015. She was among storytellers from Taiwan, England, Thailand, Malaysia, and New Zealand.

Murti bersama para pendongeng dan panitia setelah makan malam bersama
-Murti at welcome dinner with all storytellers and the committee-
 
Murti mendongeng untuk anak-anak dari berbagai sekolah di Penang
-Murti telling stories for children from various schools in Penang-
 
  Saat memberikan pelatihan pada mahasiswa Universiti Sains Malaysia
-Murti giving workshop for students of University Science Malaysia-
 
Seluruh pendongeng dan panitia pada acara penutupan yang dihadiri oleh Istri Gubernur Penang
-Closing ceremony attending by the wife of the Penang Governer-

 

45) Murti at AFCC, Singapore 25 - 29th May 2016

She was giving talks on how she retold a folktale from Maluku, entitled Hua Lo Puu.

And she was sharing her experiences in having and organizing a private documentation on Children's book at home with the theme of "Important Special Collections from Around the World".

She also gave talks on the benefit of Book Award, Murti as Board of Advisors of AFCC since the inauguration.

 

KPBA and INABBY members at AFCC 2016. 

 

46) August 18th, 2016 in Auckland Murti was given IBBY Diploma The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) which nominates Murti Bunanta as an Honorary Member of IBBY. In Gratitude and Recognition of an Outstanding Contribution to the development of IBBY.

The comments from President IBBY :

Murti, not only has your work in Indonesia been of great importance, but also what you have done for IBBY International has been exemplary. You represent the very best kind of commitment to bringing the possibility of reading to children everywhere. IBBY Holds You a great respect and we owe you a debt of gratitude for all of your untiring work for the children of Indonesia and the world. 

 

Murti and Katherine Paterson the renown American Writer from USA.

Murti and the Secretary General of IBBY Asia - Oceania meeting at IBBY Congress in Auckland, August 17 - 20th, 2016. 

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BOA of AFCC Midstream meeting in Jakarta on November 13th 2016.

 

48) Kanoon International Storytelling Festival, February 14-21th, 2017 as Jury Member and Workshop Trainer 

Murti was invited as Jury Member for the International Storytelling Competition

 

  

Murti has been asked to give a workshop to teachers storytellers and children storytellers. And also giving a speech to a television.

 

 49) 3rd Asian Oceania Regional IBBY Congress, May 9-12th 2017

Murti Bunanta was presenting her paper of her experiences in collecting, choosing, rewriting, and retelling Indonesian Folktales in the Picture Books or a Collections

 

 

Presidents and the Secretary Generals of IBBY after the National Report Session

 

50) AFCC Board of Advisors Meeting, May 21th 2017 : "Indonesia as Country of Focus" 

"After the meeting, a fruitful discussion"