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Jakarta Post
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City expects low-key Aug. 17 celebration

  • Novia D. Rulistia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, August 15 2012 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM The celebration of Independence Day is usually marked with fun and games organized by residents in their respective neighborhoods.

But this year, the capital will likely see another quiet celebration of the day as it falls in Ramadhan fasting month and just a few days before Idul Fitri, or Lebaran, when everyone is busy making homecoming plans.

Some neighborhoods try to keep the fes...