International conference on Sundanese culture opens
[The Jakarta Post]: Deputy Minister of Education and Culture Windu Nuryanti opened the second International Conference of Sundanese Culture in the Merdeka building in Bandung, West Java, on Monday. At least 80 papers, including six from foreigners with expertise in Sundanese culture, will be presented during the four-day conference, which will be attended by about 400 participants. The first conference 10 years ago saw the presentation of 68 papers, including 15 from abroad. Windu said at the opening of the event that the region had a rich culture containing local wisdom. “Culture should become the focus of development in every sector,” tribunnews.com quoted her as saying.