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Wednesday, 30 May 2012 10:04

Date: 2nd & 3rd June 2012

Venue: Esplanade

Time: 11.00am- 11.00p.m

This weekend, come experience authentic Indonesian Culture and delicious cuisines at the Indonesian Food, Handicraft and Cultural Festival 2012! The two-day festival is organized by the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia and Penang State Tourism Development and Culture Office and will be officiated by Y.A.B Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang.

Indonesia is a country rich with culture from various geographical location and ethnicities. This is the third year that Penang is working together with the Consulate General of Indonesia, aimed at promoting Indonesian Culture and sustaining a good relationship between  Indonesia and Penang.

There will be over 70 booths set up at the Esplanade selling products from Indonesia, mainly from Medan and Bandung, such as Indonesian Batik and Bika Ambon.

Not to mention, there will be variety of mouth-watering cuisines from all over Indonesia such as Soto Padang, Satay Madura, Satay Kambing, Empek-empek Palembang, Ayam Penyek, Pecel, Bakso and many more. There will also be stalls selling Indonesian handicrafts, snacks, Indonesian Batik and handbags.

The highlight of the festival will be the special cultural performances specially imported from Indonesia which includes “Tari Golek Ayun-Ayun” and “Adaniggar Kelaswara” dance  from Yogjakarta, “Topeng Keras” from Bali, “Tari Ho Lia Lio” from East Java, “Jaipong” from West Java and a special LIVE Gamelan music performance on Saturday, 2nd of May 2012.

Do bring your family and friends to this exciting cultural event!

For more information please call the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia at 04-227 4686 or our Tourism Hotline at 016-411 0000.



Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 May 2012 10:06

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