Lake Toba Festival to Open December 27

21 December, 2011 | Source: The Jakarta Post

This year’s Lake Toba Festival will take place between Dec. 27 – 30 in the Simalungun and Samosir regencies, North Sumatra.

The event will feature more than 20 traditional arts and cultural performances, the organizing committee chairman John Hugo Silalahi said in Medan on Wednesday, antaranews.com reported.

Coordinating Minister for the Economy Hatta Rajasa is scheduled to open the festival in Parapat, Simalungun.

John said that an art camp would be the highlight of the event, which is expected to attract about 50,000 local and foreign tourists.

 

The Kazakh government is interested to learn the Indonesian National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT)′s soft approaches to deal with terrorism, BNPT Chief Commissioner General Police Suhardi Alius said in a press statement released on Sunday.
Indonesia`s Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita revealed that the country`s exports in 2017 had reached US$168.7 billion, a year-on-year increase of 19.8 percent.
Bandung City has won the Asean Clean Tourist City award at the 2018 Asean Tourism Award (ASANTA), which took place in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
President Joko Widodo will follow up the request for cooperation for peace bulding in Afghanistan in his state visit to that country next week, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said here on Thursday.
Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arcandra Tahar has said Indonesia plans to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two South Asian countries — Pakistan and Bangladesh — with the trading values at about US$6 billion for each country.
The population of Komodo dragons in the Komodo National Park has reached 3,012 heads in 2017, according to Sudiyono, head of the park.
Address: 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 26. | MAP |
Phone: (+36-1) 413 3800 Fax: (+36-1) 322 8669
E-mail: embassy@indonesianembassy.hu