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Monday, 13 May 2019 10:02

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Leather puppet performance which was conducted at Indonesian embassy’s Hall in The Hague succeeded in hypnotizing around 150 audiences. The puppet with “Ciptaning” story was played by puppeteer Ki Joko Susilo from New Zealand, sinden Dòra Györfi from Budapest. They were accompanied by Widosari Amsterdam Gamelan, joining Indonesian and the Dutch people, led by Elsje Plantema.  Educational and Cultural attaché’ of the Indonesian embassy  in The Hague, Din Wahid in a press release to Antara London on Sunday (12/5) said that the puppet performance was conducted at Indonesian Cultural House in The Hague which is under the Indonesian embassy. The House actively conducts cultural event which is aimed to promote Indonesian culture in the Netherlands.

Governor of Jakarta, Anies Baswedan and British Ambassador to Indonesia, Moazzam Malik planted spathodea tree at Museum of Proclamation Manuscript Formulation on Sunday (12/5) to commemorate the 70th Indonesian-British diplomatic relations. Ambassador Moazzam said that England is Indonesia’s trade partnership which has global vision. He added that England and Indonesian and British relations are very strong and both countries have been cooperating in various sectors such as education, business, trade, climate change, science, technology and anti-corruption.

Seven travel agents from the United States of America are touring to a number of tourism destinations in Banyuwangi regency for a week. The owners of the travel agents from  Midwest of the United States of America have come to a number of tourism destinations since Friday (10/5) such as Mt. Ijen, Gombengsari Nirvana Coffee, Sabha Swagata Blambangan Pavilion, Bangsring Underwater and they will go down to South Banyuwangi to see the panorama of Muncar fisherman port and National Park of Alas Purwo until Tuesday (14/5). Head of Delegation of the Midwest of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Jesse Guerre revealed that he is impressed on beautiful nature, delicious coffee and the most important thing is the hospitality of Banyuwangi’s people. Functional staff at the US Directorate I, Directorate General of America Europe, Foreign Affairs Ministry,  Raden Usman Effendi pointed out that the visit of the travel agents to Banyuwangi is part of the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry’s and Consulate General’s program in Chicago, the USA to increase tourist’s visit to Indonesia.

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