The Indonesian Embassy (KBRI) in Sarajevo has encouraged the improvement of trade and tourism cooperation between Indonesia-Bosnia and Herzegovina through the Indonesian Weekend 2022 event.
The Indonesian Embassy in Sarajevo in a written statement received in Jakarta, on Tuesday (02/8) stated that the effort is a contribution to improving economic conditions after the COVID-19 pandemic in both countries.
Indonezijski Vikend 2022 or Indonesian Weekend 2022 to be held on 29 and 30 July 2022 in the courtyard of BBI Centar, Sarajevo, Bosnia, and Herzegovina.
The festival, which was held for the first time in the city of Sarajevo, brought a complete sensation of experience of Indonesia to Sarajevo residents through culinary, coffee products and Indomie, traditional Indonesian massage body treatments dance performances, and angklung ensemble music performances.
The event, which was officially opened by the Indonesian Ambassador, Roem Kono, and the Mayor of Sarajevo, Benjamina Karic, provided an opportunity for visitors to participate in, many traditional games such as clogs, marble spoon racing,pencil-in-bottle competitions, and dancing for chairs.
Completing the activities at the location, visitors were also entertained with various artistic performances featuring arts from some regions in Indonesia, ranging from West Java angklung music, Sekar Jagad dance from Bali, Indang dance from West Sumatra as well as Poco-Poco dance from North Sulawesi.
The Indonesian Weekend 2022 event is also a place to exhibit Indonesia's excellent export products to the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina particularly entrepreneurs and business people in the city of Sarajevo.
Furthermore, the Indonesian Embassy in Sarajevo also uses this Indonesian Weekend 2022 activity to further inform Indonesia's progress in 2022 serving as the G20 Presidency. G20 is a global policy coordination forum that aims at achieving strong, sustainable, balanced, and inclusive global growth. (VOI)