Hi fellas :) I hope you had a good Saturday so far :D
Did you know that outside of Indonesia there are Indonesian cultural events going on?
And in England, it is no exception :D Here are some #EngPic that admin would like to share how our culture are shown in the English land :)
First up, guess who was in Trafalgar Square :D This square is a very iconic landmark in London, England
Year 2014 is the first time Indonesia get to share their culture in Trafalgar Square. Many countries have done the same, even yearly!
Trafalgar Square is dedicated to the Battle of Trafalgar hence Nelson’s column is in the middle as he led the battle.
Which you can see it standing behind the stage. From here you can also see Big Ben. “Hello Indonesia” is the name of the event.
Beside performances, there were Indonesian food and crafts being sold by Indonesian representatives from Indonesia and England.
Representatives & workshops all shared our uniqueness on unity and diversity. It was a colourful day in Trafalgar Square :)
I think the highlight would be the crowd “dangdutan” in the ending in front of the famous National Gallery :D
Besides in Trafalgar Square, Nottingham University’s Indonesian Student Society held their yearly “Indofest” on site
While “Hello Indonesia” was by the Indonesian Embassy and Governmental institutes, “Indofest” was held by Indonesian students in UK
It has food and crafts being sold, performances, Indonesian games, sports, Batik workshop, and photo exhibition #EngPic
Surprisingly, as the #EngPic shows, not only kids get to play “balap karung”, the adults too :D
There were a lot of stands and people, you also can see the smoke of the satay grilling from here :)
See if you can guess what’s on the right pocket of the bag? :D I really miss it now :( it was sold for £1!
To be honest, these kind of events are bringing home closer to those who are far and it promotes Indonesia more and more :)
And on that note, who wouldn’t resist a tipat cantok and cendol drink with ketan XD Photo by @yantiyanto
So that’s it for our #EngPic today :) I really hope you enjoyed the session :D
Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4u on June 21, 2014
Photo sources: @daedonghae and @yantiyanto