Indonesian Street Festival 2016 “Bali & Beyond”

July 21, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Indonesian Street Festival 2016 “Bali & Beyond”

Following the great success of last year’s event, KJRI-NY will host the 2nd annual Indonesian Street Fair in New York City, planned for Saturday, August 27, in celebration of Indonesian Independence Day on August 17.  This year’s theme: Bali & Beyond!  Stay tuned for more information, or visit the KJRI-NY Event Page on facebookthe event listing on evensi… or the main event page itself.

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Peabody2 To Open August 17

July 21, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Peabody2 To Open August 17

The Sesquicentennial Celebration for the Yale Peabody Museum continues, with the opening of a store front on the corner of York and Elm streets in downtown New Haven on Wednesday August 17… PEABODY2 1 Broadway New Haven, CT [...]

KJRI-NY invites all to an Open House Celebration of Idul Fitri

July 1, 2016 | News | Comments Off on KJRI-NY invites all to an Open House Celebration of Idul Fitri

  Selamat Hari Raya Idul Fitri! Join the community of the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in New York (KJRI-NY) in celebration of the end of Ramadan and the holiday of Idul Fitri on Saturday, July 9, at 5 East 68th Street, New York, NY… [...]

Updates from Gamelan Dharma Swara, NYC

June 18, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Updates from Gamelan Dharma Swara, NYC

Gamelan Dharma Swara has launched a new website!  And will be participating in New York City’s Make Music New York on June 21 at 6pm in Riverside Park, Upper West Side. The group is also raising funds to purchase new traditional instruments from Bali.  More than just pieces of wood, ceramic, [...]

Indonesia grants tourists a Visa-Free visit!

May 28, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Indonesia grants tourists a Visa-Free visit!

Indonesia has begun allowing visitors from 169 countries, including the United States of America, to visit for up to 30 days without requiring a visa for entry.  For more details visit the website of KJRI-NY, the Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia in New York. Come Visit Indonesia! [...]

Betsy Ross students showcase their Batik creations

April 10, 2016 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Betsy Ross students showcase their Batik creations

Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School Annual Art Show Global Lessons Bringing Indonesian Batik and Culture to New Haven Middle School Students April 9, 2016  Last night, the Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School (BRAMS) community celebrated 30 years of “As Far As the Eye Can See,” the Annual Exhibition of the [...]

The Peabody Turns 150!

April 5, 2016 | News | Comments Off on The Peabody Turns 150!

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History is celebrating its sesquicentennial, turning 150 years old in 2016! A commemorative exhibit entitled “Treasures of the Peabody” opened on April 2, and will be on display until January 2017. During the opening celebration, interactive tables and [...]

Tari Indang & Tari Piring in the Southeast Asia Spring Festival

March 1, 2016 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Tari Indang & Tari Piring in the Southeast Asia Spring Festival

Last weekend, the annual Southeast Asia Spring Festival drew a large crowd in celebration of Southeast Asian culture, cuisine, music, and dance.  Please see the program linked here. The performances representing Indonesia included Tari Indang and Tari Piring from West Sumatra, the Javanese Tari K [...]

Southeast Asia Spring Festival to be held Friday 2/26

February 21, 2016 | News | Comments Off on Southeast Asia Spring Festival to be held Friday 2/26

The Southeast Asian Language Studies Program at Yale will host their annual Spring Festival this Friday 2/26, with performances of traditional Indonesia dance and folksongs, and dances and songs representing the entire Southeast Asian region. [...]

Global Lessons: Bringing Indonesian Batik to Betsy Ross

February 3, 2016 | Events Archive | Comments Off on Global Lessons: Bringing Indonesian Batik to Betsy Ross

Global Lessons Bringing Indonesian Batik and Culture to New Haven Middle School Students ON Tuesday, February 2, the 8th grade art students in Ms. Galante’s class at the Betsy Ross Arts Middle School (BRAMS) in New Haven, CT received a special treat: an introduction to the beautiful and widely var [...]

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We are the local New Haven, CT branch of the International Silat Federation of America and Indonesia, dedicated to sharing the traditional arts, culture, music, theater, and natural wellness methods of the Minangkabau community of West Sumatra, Indonesia.