Indonesian Days and Charity Bazaar at the Millenáris Park

14 June, 2013

At 7-8 June 2013 the Millenáris Park of Budapest dressed up in balinese penjors, javanese parasols and ulos tapestries from North Sumatra. The whole area could smell the fragrance of exotic Indonesian food coming from the stand. The organizers, the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Budapest and the Indonesian Trade Promotion center created truly Indonesian atmosphere for the two day event.


The program of the main stage included traditional Indonesian dances from all over the archipelago, cooking and batik demonstration, fashion shows and performances from the vocal group of the University of Indonesia and Hungarian artists like Ágnes Herczku and the Amadinda percussion group.

The center of the attention were the food stalls where the visitors tried nasi goreng, bakso soup, batagor, freshly made juices and other sweet delicacies.

Other stands offered Indonesian handicrafts, clothes, accessories, coffee (including the infamous luwak coffee), books, jewellery and more.

The incomes of the Charity Bazaar were offered to the Reach Out Your Helping Hand Foundation, which is helping underprivileged people in Békés County.

Every customer of the fair received raffle tickets. The grand prize of the raffles were two trips to Indonesia, offered by Qatar Airways. were drawn before the closing of the event.

 

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has projected that Indonesias economic growth will continue to strengthen and be resilient to global uncertainties in 2017 and 2018.
The governments of the United States (US), Australia, and Sweden have lauded the Indonesian governments diplomatic steps to provide humanitarian assistance to communities in Rakhine State, Myanmar.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said Indonesia already enters years of low inflation, with inflation around 3 percent in the past two years.
President of the World Bank group, Jim Yong Kim, here on Tuesday expressed his support to the Indonesian governments plan on the tax reform program, which aimed to increase the state budgets income.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) plans to visit Turkey to develop partnership in strategic industry and economy with the country, Foreign minister Retno Marsudi said here on Monday at the state palace after a meeting prior to the presidents visit to Turkey and Germany.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and her Maldivian counterpart Mohamed Asim will hold a bilateral meeting in Jakarta on Wednesday (June 21) to discuss the cooperation in tourism sector.
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