Indonesian cultural team entertained audiences with their exquisite performances, traditional dances at The Entertainment City at the Doha Exhibition Centre (DEC) recently.
The event hosted different activities and games for adults and children, the venue features 20 mechanical, 50 video, and 10 skill games spread out on a 15,000 sqm area, said a release.
QSports, which organizes the event, has offered various games such as the world’s largest bouncy castle, synthetic ice skating rink, bungee trampoline, skill games, virtual reality setup, amusement rides, and video games.
Indonesian Ambassador Air Marshal (Ret.) Muhammad Basri Sidehabi said: “It is a great pleasure to entertain the audience the Indonesian cultural performance highlighting the cultural dances, and colorful traditional attires”. The former Indonesian Parliament added that the embassy is taking lot of measures to promote Indonesian tourism through such cultural activities.
The performances showcased a colorful cultural show, traditional dances, and soothing music of bamboo Angklung music. The audiences were enthralled by various traditional dances. The event unfolded Indonesian cultural and traditional diversity before the audiences.
Indonesia also participates the mini trade fair which hosts some 125 stalls for exhibitors by showcasing unique products and souvenirs. According to Embassy’s official, Boy Dharmawan, the festival is also supported by Puspa Qinarya cultural group led by Margie Aziz and the angklung (a musical instrument from Indonesia made of a varying number of bamboo tubes) orchestra led by Felisia Ristiani.
They also showed the traditional contemporary dance that blends dynamic movements, coming from various regions in Indonesia. Those artist are the Indonesians living in Qatar. These ladies — mothers, daughters, and wives — are very active and dedicated in preserving and promoting Indonesian culture and art in Qatar.
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Source: The Peninsula