Thousands of Teachers and Students Get Ready to Celebrate the National Literacy Festival – The Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the world for one year has changed many things in the world. According to the Book Writing Movement or CBM community, the pandemic has also succeeded in affecting the culture of literacy and the quality of education in Indonesia.

Even though it is still covered with pandemic issues, GMB-Indonesia will still hold the awarding of the National Literacy Festival for the fifth time.

Founder of GMB-Indonesia Lenang Manggala said that the National Literacy Festival is the highlight of meetings, learning, celebrations, and awards for every literacy program organized by GMB-Indonesia throughout the year.

Through this event, GMB-Indonesia tries to create a space that brings together literacy and education activists throughout Indonesia to share inspiration as well as award thousands of awards and a total prize of hundreds of millions of rupiah.

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“The National Literacy Festival is designed to be the peak of appreciation for all program participants. FLN is also a space that brings together various ideas and innovations from literacy and education activists throughout Indonesia.”

“Because the National Literacy Festival will be attended by various groups ranging from academics, literacy activists, government agencies, communities, to companies that care about education,” said Lenang Manggala through a press release received by, Monday (1/3/2021).

Unlike previous years, the implementation in this fifth year will be held virtually because it is still in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. The 2021 National Literacy Festival contains several series of events ranging from ceremonies to peak events.

“We present this year’s FLN in virtual form on March 21 to 23, 2021. So far, thousands of students and teachers have registered and are ready to celebrate the literacy party. We are preparing various programs and technologies needed, considering that this event has the potential to involve tens of thousands of literacy activists. and education from all over Indonesia, “said Rendy Langgeng, as the Chief Organizer.

The FLN 2021 event includes an Akademika Litera webinar and a Creative Nyala event. Akademika Litera is a virtual meeting place for principals, teachers, students, and writers throughout Indonesia to share ideas and educational innovations during a pandemic.

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Akademika Litera is broadcast via Zoom and GMB-Indonesia YouTube channel on February 15-18 2021. The second event is Nyala Kreatif which is an event for students and teachers participating in the 2020 National Book Writing School Movement (GSMB Nasional 2020) virtually.