On 20 December 2008, the Indonesian Embassy in Bern and Dharma Wanita Persatuan KBRI Bern (the Union of Indonesian Diplomat’s Wives, who stationed in Bern) organized its annual Mother’s Day which aimed at appreciating the role of mother in raising the children and taking a good care of the family not forgetting its role in supporting the husband as a Diplomat. The event was held in Petruskirche Gemeinde, Bern, from 12 pm until noon, which were attended by nearly 200 guests. The Ambassador, H.E. Lucia H. Rustam delivered her speech at the ceremony which marked the opening of this event.
After the ceremony, Dharma Wanita Persatuan KBRI Bern, performed Indonesian popular songs, such as Antara Anyer dan Jakarta and Jali – jali and salsa dance. The children were also participated in the event by playing Angklung and perfomed Indonesian modern dances. Lastly, the visitors were allowed to enjoy Indonesian cuisines, prepared by Dharma Wanita Persatuan KBRI Bern, and musical entertainment by Mr. Candra Darusman, Indonesian famous singer.