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Indonesian Week (until 6/28)

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Time/date:

Monday, June 24, 2013 - Friday, June 28, 2013 9:00~17:30

Venue:

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

First day (June 24)


“Opening Parade ”12:10 ~12:25 @ Fountain

Onlookers are welcome to join this parade of Indonesian culture and music, spilt into three groups to show the generational differences in Indonesia.

Second day (June 25)


“Pesta Rakyat” 18:00 - 19:00 @ Cafeteria

Indonesian style celebration with dance, music, games and more. Audience members are invited to take part.

Third day (June 26)

No events planned

Fourth day (June 27)


“Gema Angklung Performance and experience.”18:30~19:30 @Pacific Café

Performance involving approximately 30 Angklung, a traditional Indonesian bamboo instrument. Audience members are invited to try their hand at playing the instrument.

Fifth day (June 28)


“Grand Show” 18:30 -20:30 (doors open: 17:50) @ Millennium Hall

Featuring stage performances of Sumatran myths, dances representing different regions of Indonesia, a musical performance using daily items, a fashion show, band performances and more.

NB: to be streamed live via UstreamPlease refer to the Images of Indonesian Week can be viewed in the APU Gallery, Spring 2013.

Report:

[Event report available here.]


Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28.
(Mon/Tue/Thu: 8:45~17:40, Wed/Fri: 8:45~14:00) “Experience Indonesian Culture”@ Cafeteria display booth

A display of a traditional wedding and folk costumes from the Padang region of Sumatra Island (free for you to try on). Indonesian games, Indonesian sweets (free tasting).
“Indonesian foods on the Cafeteria lunch menu”10:30 – 13:30@ Cafeteria Ethnic Food Corner
Nasi-goreng (Indonesian style fried rice), Batagor (wrapped and fried mince meat), Lumpia (Indonesian style fried spring rolls), Tempeh with oyster sauce.

NB: Available on a three-per-day rotating basis. While stocks last.


Every year during the spring (May-July) and fall semesters (November-January), APU hosts a series of Multicultural Weeks. During each week the spotlight is put on one of the many countries and regions represented on campus and that country’s culture and language are introduced and celebrated through a range of student-led events and activities. A feature of these Weeks is the fact that approximately a third of Week participants are not native to the Week’s featured country or region. A delicious array of traditional dishes is available on the cafeteria menu in addition to traditional dance and music performances held throughout the campus and the Grand Show held on the final day of the week.
Footage of the Grand Show will be streamed live on the internet via Ustream.Please refer to the "APU Gallery:Spring 2013, Indonesian Week". Please be sure to tune in and enjoy the colorful performances by APU’s multilingual and multicultural students.

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