Minister of Education and Culture of Indonesia, Anies Baswedan


2015 Frankfurt Book Fair. The Fair represents a golden opportunity for us to share our stories through the country’s literature, from the classic to the contemporary, from the intriguing to the inspiring," says Minister of Education and Culture, Anies Baswedan.

He believes that international readers will find in our literature the collective imagination that underpins and strengthens our dynamic nation. "For that reason, we believe it only appropriate that our theme for this event is 17,000 Islands of Imagination."

In this video interview, Anies also share his point of view about how Indonesian literature can get more advance by using the opportunity as a Guest of Honour 2015.