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Indonesian cultural product can be found at Powerhouse Museum in Australia. The Museum has one floor to specially exhibit various kinds of cultural objects in Asia. The area is called as ‘Reflections of Asia’. Indonesia is represented through Borneo traditional cloth, daggers, jug, belt from Java, crown from Sumba, and Kemben from Bali. Those collections are neatly arranged in big glass box. The collections are juxtaposed with other cultural objects from the Philippines, China, Vietnam, and some other Asian regions. Powerhouse Museum is located at 500 Haris Street, Ultimo, New South Wales, 2007. Its location is near Darling Harbour and China Town.

As many as 10 Japanese students of Keio University of Japan participated in the program of Intensive Learning of Indonesian Language and Culture of Kristen Satya Wacana University in Salatiga, Central Java for 2 weeks until  March 4, 2019. During the program, they learned various kinds of Indonesian cultures. Director of Language Training Center of Satya Wacana University, Johanna Marselina Likumahuwa said on Wednesday that the students participated in lecture of Japanese subject, visited public places, traditional markets, and Muslim worship places. In addition, there were some classes which should be participated in, such as learning Indonesian basic language and culture,  Gamelan, and presentation.

Last year, Indonesia succeeded to hold Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang. President of Olympic Council of Asia OCA, Sheik Ahmad Al Falah Al Sabah handed over OCA Award to Indonesia in the 72nd OCA Executive Board Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on March 2, 2019. The award was received by Chairman of Indonesia’s Olympic Committee, Erick Thohir. Quoted by, he recognized that he is proud of the award that was given by OCA on the Best Implementation of Asian Games 2018. Indonesia was considered not only success from the implementation, but also publication which was conducted by 864 media from 44 Asian countries and 12 countries outside Asia. The news on Asian Games 2018 was enjoyed by 4.5 billion of readers with totally 16 thousands of articles.

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