Archive for August, 2015

Thousands attend NYC’s First Indonesian Street Fair

August 31, 2015 | Events Archive, News | Comments Off on Thousands attend NYC’s First Indonesian Street Fair

ON Saturday, August 22, thousands of people came out on a beautiful late-summer day to East 68th street in Manhattan, drawn by the sights, sounds, and smells of New York City’s inaugural “Indonesian Street Festival.”  In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Indonesian Independe [...]

Bpk Sumarsam to teach Javanese Gamelan at Yale, Fall 2015

August 30, 2015 | News | Comments Off on Bpk Sumarsam to teach Javanese Gamelan at Yale, Fall 2015

This fall, Professor Sumarsam, of Wesleyan University in Middletown, will teach Gamelan performance in the Yale Music Department.  The class, listed as “MUSI 232: Central Javanese Gamelan Ensemble,” will meet twice weekly, offering an introduction “to performing the orchestral mus [...]

Upcoming Event: Indonesian Street Fair, NYC, August 22

August 18, 2015 | News | Comments Off on Upcoming Event: Indonesian Street Fair, NYC, August 22

Indonesian Independence Day Festival Free and Open to the Public! Join the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in New York, along with the Saung Budaya dance troupe, Gamelan Kusumu Laras, Nusantara Kreasindo dance group, the International Silat Federation, and other Indonesian cultural an [...]

Selamat Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia

August 18, 2015 | News | Comments Off on Selamat Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia

On Monday, August 17th, 2015, in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Indonesian Independence, the Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in New York (KJRI-NY), the Honorable Bpk. Ghafur Akbar Dharmaputra, along with his staff and a few hundred fellow citizens, gathered to participate in a [...]

 

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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.