Indofest 2012 in Adelaide Australia

This is the sixth time in the Indonesia promotional event organized by the Australia-Indonesia Association (AIA), an annual event that is always attended by approximately 10,000 people.

This event is a little different, when it comes to promoting Indonesia overseas, usually held adjacent to the Independence Day August 17, but in Indofest first held in Adelaide in April 2007, ahead of the Easter holidays.

During the day, in a park, not far from Adelaide city center, a variety of musical performances and art from several regions in Indonesia will be displayed, while some outlets selling local cuisine.

Very noisy when you see fans who attended the event, this year 2012, some groups that will appear from another state is Winesia Dance of the Northern Territory, reog performances of Indonesian students in Adelaide.

Something to add interest to the participants was held angklung-making workshop and a game of musical instruments of bamboo by a musical group from Indonesia from Adelaide, even last year was attended by music groups from Indonesia, Sheila on 7 is popular among teens in their native country.

Indofest event manager, Tony Hewett, said that the AIA make every effort to hold Indofest every year. However, they still expect there are sponsors and donations for the implementation of this year's event.

Who knows you are in this city, Adelaide, is the capital city of South Australia and the fifth-largest city in Australia. Adelaide has an estimated population of more than 1.2 million, the demonym "Adelaidean" is used in reference to the city and its residents.

The town is known as a festival city and throughout the community from other countries such as Greece, Italy, Germany, Malaysia, Croatia can be found holding a similar event, please do not hesitate when there, the crowd will be easy to find.

(Source Indofest, travelKompas /Images Indofest, Dian K)


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