Six Indonesian young designers from Islamic Fashion Institute -IFI Bandung amazed fashion lovers at Adelaide Fashion Festival (AFF) in Adelaide, Australia (19/10). The festival collaborated with TAFE South Australia. The 6 students are Anita Yuni Kholillah, Annisa Nur Afrisari, Irma Intan, Aninda Nazmi, Runi Siliwati Legan and Reyna Hanifa. Every designer presented 2 designs of modest wear. They were welcomed by audiences. Deputy of Indonesia Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) Sydney, Siti Aisyah, Manager of Islamic Fashion Institute Bandung, Hanni Haerani and Board of Supervisors of the Institute, Euis Saedah also attended the event. International Engagement TAFESA, Aaron Rigano expressed his appreciation on the participation of Islamic Fashion Institute Bandung and hoped to collaborate again with Adelaide Fashion Festival as an annual event.
Memorandum of Understanding of tsunami film project was signed by CEO Shinework Pictures (China), Jonathan Shen and CEO Goshen Media (Indonesia), Allen Jordan. The signing was also witnessed by Head of Creative Economic Agency, Triawan Munaf on last Monday (27/11). The tsunami film is the first project of film production between Indonesia and China, which involves bilateral cooperation of the two countries. Jonathan revealed that he is inspired by Chinese President’s speech, Xi Jinping in 2013 related to humanitarian action of Chinese savior team on natural disaster tragedy of tsunami in Aceh. Some big names have been targeted to be involved in the film. Head of the agency, Triawan Munaf ensured that the cooperation can increase Indonesian film industry which is growing. He also hoped that the tsunami film project can strengthen cooperation of the two countries commercially; viewing that there is large potential of Indonesian and Chinese audiences.
Foreign Affairs Ministry through Indonesian embassy in Brussels, Belgium has visited Banyuwangi to discuss efforts of tourism market. Trade attaché of the Indonesian embassy in Brussels, Meri Astrid Indriasari after meeting with Regent of Banyuwangi, Abdullah Azwar Anas said in Banyuwangi on Friday (2/11) that her side viewed that many festivals in Banyuwangi have potential to be offered to Europe, especially to Belgium. Tourists from Europe love art-culture and beautiful nature. Banyuwangi presents all of them, including agro-tourism. This was stated by Agriculture Attaché of the Indonesian embassy in Brussels, Wahidah Maghriby. At least, there are two things which are targeted by the Indonesian embassy in Brussels: Gandrung dance and Ijen crater to be marketed in Europe. Wahidah also said the Indonesian embassy in Brussels established strong synergy with Pairi Daiza management, a superior destination in Belgium, which is visited by at least one million people every year. Besides, d'Indonesia Festival is held routinely in Belgium. Banyuwangi is promoted over there.