Published on : Friday, September 21, 2018
The Indonesian Embassies and communities in Europe and Asia are promoting the country`s tourism by holding Indonesian festivals. Each promotional event which is being held in different cities is carried out in different themes.
Five events promoting Indonesian tourism are as follows:
1. Indonesian Cultural Festival in Baku, Azerbaijan
Senior Indonesian musicians like Dwiki Darmawan, Ita Purnamasari, and Amelia Ong, performed at the event held at Baku’s Founten Square.
2. Colorful Indonesia Festival in Paris, France
The Indonesian Embassy in Paris joins hands with the Indonesian Diaspora Network France to organize the 2018 Colorful Indonesia Festival (FCI). The event with the theme of the Ranah Minang will be held on September 22-23.
The festival will offer anything related to Minang tribe in West Sumatra including its culinary, traditional home design interiors, along with art which will be presented by the Padang Panjang Indonesian Art Institute group, and even singer Elly Kasim.
3. Indonesia Day Festival in Istanbul, Turkey
The Indonesian Consulate General in Istanbul, in collaboration with the Jakarta Blue Economy Foundation (BEF), organized an Indonesia Day Festival in Istanbul, Turkey. It was held on September 8 at the ballroom of the Conrad Hotel, Besiktas.
The visitors were introduced to various aspects of Indonesian culture via fashion show, traditional culinary, traditional dance performance and batik workshop.
The fashion show session featured the work of famous Indonesian designers, such as Dian Pelangi, Rumah Betawi, Warna Alam, Syahdana, Unique, Marita, La Javanaise, Klambie Abite and Touch of Indonesia.
4. Indonesia Weekend in London, England
The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism held the Indonesian Weekend, the largest Indonesian tourism promotion event in the United Kingdom. It was held at Potters Fields Park, next to the office of the Mayor of London, on September 8-9.
5. Indonesian Culinary Festival in Seoul, South Korea.
Rendang and Udang Bumbu Bali were the most favorite dishes served in the Indonesian Culinary Festival in Seoul, on September 9-15. This event was held at La Seine Restaurant, a 5-star restaurant in Seoul Lotte Hotel.
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