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Townspeople plunge into world of Indonesian art and culture

by December 8, 2019 General

Friday, Dec.6 Indonesia 2019 Art & Cultural Performances event took place in Kyrgyzstan’ s capital Bishkek.

The event was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Uzbekistan, accredited to the Kyrgyz Republic.

Ambassador of Ukraine to Kyrgyzstan Valery Zhovtenko, President of the Women Congress of Kyrgyzstan Zamira Akbagysheva, representatives of the Embassies, accredited in Kyrgyzstan, media, Kyrgyz public figures and others attended the evening of the Indonesian culture.

The event began with an Indonesian traditional dance that demonstrated the beauty and identity of the country.

Andri Haekal Karnadibrata, Head of Social and Culture of the Embassy of Indonesia delivered a speech on behalf of Indonesian ambassador.

Welcoming the guests, he noted that the purpose of the event is to familiarize with the diversity of Indonesian culture.

The next part of the program, called Indonesia Art & Cultural Performances, included a demonstration of techniques of Pencak Silat- Indonesian national martial arts.

Following this, all the guests were shown a video about tourism of Indonesia, its sightseeing, architecture, etc.

Famous Indonesian designer Novita Yunus presented her collection under the brand Batik Chic.

In her works Novita used batik, one of the most recognizable brands of Indonesia.

At the end of the event, the guests had an opportunity to taste Indonesian cuisine.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency