Nairobi, 19 April 2015 – Indonesian Embassy in Nairobi, again,
participate during the Third Nairobi Cultural Festival which was held in
Nairobi National Museum, together with 14 others foreign missions in Kenya (Botswana,
China, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Somalia, Spain,
Switzerland, United States, Germany and Italy).
During the event, Indonesian
booth was crowded by visitors who are tempted to sample some of the Indonesian
cuisine presented during the day, such as chicken satay and chicken fried rice,
as well as Indonesian snacks namely onde-onde,
bolu kukus, risoles and martabak
telur. Moreover, the Indonesian booth is also decorated with Indonesian
souvenirs, and Indonesian musical instrument such as angklung and kendang.
Another cultural contribution
from the Indonesians during the event was the Ja’i Dance, performed by
Indonesian Sisters currently residing in Kenya. Ja’i Dance is a traditional
dance from Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara. The performance is greatly
welcomed by the audience in the Nairobi National Museum Amphitheatre.
Nairobi Cultural Festival is an
annual event held by the National Museum of Kenya aimed to raise awareness of
Kenyans as well as expatriates in Nairobi, f the various culture presented
during the event.