Embassy of Indonesia Participates in 2018 Tong-Tong Fair

Embassy of Indonesia in Den Haag participated in Tong-Tong Fair (TTF) that was held from May 24 until June 3 to promote Indonesian culture to Hollander. This year TTF is exceptional because it coincides with 60 years of Asian cultural festival.

The First Secretary Embassy of Indonesia Nur Evi Rahmawati stated Indonesian pavilion has 48 participants in TTF 2018. They sell traditional products such as batik, handicraft, snacks, and guitars.

Indonesian Ambassador, I Gusti A. Wesaka Puja conveyed the annual TTF managed to attract thousands of visitors from various places in the Netherlands and surrounding countries. “We want more presence of Indonesia in the festival,” he said on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

This year, Indonesian Embassy gave new promotion concept by using one-shop information where the visitors get to access information about current things that happening in Indonesia

Several local governments also took part in promoting Indonesia in TTF 2018 such as Sleman, Malang and Teluk Wondama, Papua.

Various Indonesian cultural and music groups such as Balawan, Keroncong Jakarta Music Group, Pencak Silat Cecep Arif Rahman, Wayang Golek from Garut, JEI Angklung and cultural groups from Garut and Jakarta were performed in TTF 2018. Visitors also can join various workshops, such as making puppets, batik, as well as various Indonesian dances.

Courtesy : Tempo.co
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