Indonesian Participation in Carassauga Festival 2010

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

On the three consecutive days: May 28th – 30th, 2010, the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with Indonesian communities in Toronto has been participated in Carassauga Festival 2010 in Mississauga City, Ontario. Carassauga is the biggest multicultural festival in Ontario and the second in Canada. The participants of this festival came from various communities of countries all over the world who reside in Greater Toronto Area. As many as 13 pavilions spreading throughout Mississauga city was settled up. This year Indonesia joined to outdoor pavilion called B Pavilion (before was International Pavilion) together with Canada, Guyana, Iraq, Italy, Egypt, Pakistan, Malaysia and Singapore, and Thailand.

 

Since this year festival was in coincidence with its 25th celebration, the event was conducted in a little different way to the previous years. The centre of the festival was focused in B Pavilion.

 

In this festival each participants performed their own origin art and culture show, and more than 45 performances had been presented in the B Pavilion. On the opening ceremony, Indonesia, among other few groups that has an opportunity to perform, presented Pendet Dance. On the second and third day respectively Indonesia presented Kineung Merah dance, Yapong dance and traditional mixed music Gamelan and Angklung as well as traditional music Kolintang. Apart of cultural performances, Indonesia also opened a booth for selling Indonesian-made handy craft, foods, batik fashions, and tourism promotion. During three days of festival, Indonesian’s booth got much attention from visitors. Around 5200 (five thousands and two hundreds) visitors had visited into Indonesian booth.

On the three consecutive days: May 28th – 30th, 2010, the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with Indonesian communities in Toronto has been participated in Carassauga Festival 2010 in Mississauga City, Ontario. Carassauga is the biggest multicultural festival in Ontario and the second in Canada. The participants of this festival came from various communities of countries all over the world who reside in Greater Toronto Area. As many as 13 pavilions spreading throughout Mississauga city was settled up. This year Indonesia joined to outdoor pavilion called B Pavilion (before was International Pavilion) together with Canada, Guyana, Iraq, Italy, Egypt, Pakistan, Malaysia and Singapore, and Thailand.

 

Since this year festival was in coincidence with its 25th celebration, the event was conducted in a little different way to the previous years. The centre of the festival was focused in B Pavilion.

 

In this festival each participants performed their own origin art and culture show, and more than 45 performances had been presented in the B Pavilion. On the opening ceremony, Indonesia, among other few groups that has an opportunity to perform, presented Pendet Dance. On the second and third day respectively Indonesia presented Kineung Merah dance, Yapong dance and traditional mixed music Gamelan and Angklung as well as traditional music Kolintang. Apart of cultural performances, Indonesia also opened a booth for selling Indonesian-made handy craft, foods, batik fashions, and tourism promotion. During three days of festival, Indonesian’s booth got much attention from visitors. Around 5200 (five thousands and two hundreds) visitors had visited into Indonesian booth.