The Association of Indonesian Citizens in Frankfurt (PERMIF), together with the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia (KJRI) held a Kartini Day Celebration on the 20th of April 2018 in KJRI Frankfurt. This event which was attended by more than 200 Indonesian and German citizens living in Frankfurt and its surrounding areas turned out to be a very lively event.This Kartini day celebration displayed various traditional Indonesian art and cultural events, such as a batik fashion show, Indonesian traditional dance such as 'Tari Piring' from West Sumatera and 'Tari Tonggeng Blantek' from Betawi, an elderly group choir, 'angklung' performances as well as traditional Indonesian culinary bazaar.
The new Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Frankfurt, Mr. Toferry Primanda Soetikno, as well as his family and 2 (two) new home staff members of the Consulate General, which are Mrs. Risa Wahyu Surya Wardhani and Mrs. Fiqi Inayati are also introduced in this event. In his remarks, Mr. Soetikno conveyed his hopes to the Indonesian citizens in Frankfurt to mantain strong ties and harmony within the Indonesian community. The Consulate General also hopes to mantain good cooperation between the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia and the Indonesian citizens in Frankfurt to further promote Indonesia to the German public.