The Academy is delighted to announce that all three international recipients of the 2016 Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture's prestigious Penghargaan Kebudayaan
(Cultural Awards - Foreign Individuals category) were Fellows of the Academy.
Our warm congratulations to:
The Ministry has been making cultural awards in different categories to its citizens annually since 2012. The new category of 'Foreign Individuals' (Perorangan Asing
) was instituted in 2015, and the Ministry began awarding three such Penghargaan Kebudayaan
each year, for people who have made great contributions to the promotion and/or conservation of Indonesian arts and culture despite having different nationalities. In September 2015 they made three awards, including one Australian, Emeritus Professor Antony Johns FAHA