Indonesian Cultural Day, themed “Indonesia- Multicolour discovery”, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on April 17.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Indonesian Consul General Bambang Tarsanto said the event will help youngsters experiment a miniature Indonesia with diversified cultural features of nearly 250 human races living on some 17,000 islands in the country. He added that the event is also an opportunity for the two countries’ youth to exchange with each other.
Participants will have a chance to feel and discover Indonesia’s cultural features and heritage sites. They will have the chance to learn how to make Indonesian traditional food and play musical instrument Angklung, which was recognised as world cultural, as well as enjoying various ethnic music and fashion shows.
The event, jointly organised by the Indonesian Consul General in HCM City and HCM City Union of Friendship Organisations, will last till April 25.