cultural troupe of the Indonesian Embassy in Tunis, which mostly
consists of Indonesian students in Tunisian universities, participated
in the festivals in three cities in southern Tunisia Sahara region, held
during this year spring break week.
The troupe began their three-days cultural trip with a show in Maison de la Culture of Tataouine on 21 March 2015, featuring some traditional dances such as the Tortor dance, the “Thousand Hands” Saman dance, the Zapin dance and the Poco-poco
dance. Along with the cultural spectacle, the event was also an
occasion to introduce to the visitors a glimpse of Indonesian tourism
and to showcase some samples of SME manufactured handicrafts. The event
was completed with the screening of the movie Mother Wants To Go To Hajj
which is a very widely accepted movie in Indonesia, directed by Aditya
The troupe departed to the city of El Hamma on March 22 and participated in the Festival International d'El-Hamma. The troupe performed in El-Burj, in a spectacle held in an open-air stage.
The last day show took place in the Festival International de Matmata
on 23 March, in which the troupe performed the traditional dances in an
open air area in the city center of Matmata before hundreds of
spectators. KBRI-Tunis/ MYz]