The Jakarta Post
Indonesian coffee beans (Shutterstock/Randu Aditara)
Indonesia has been rising to the occasion of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meeting that will take place in Bali on Oct. 8-14 by presenting the best of the nation. As part of this state-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I (AP I) is holding a photo exhibition titled "Cerita Perjalanan Kopi Nusantara” (The Story of Archipelago Coffee Journey) in collaboration with Tempo Media Group.
A press release received by The Jakarta Post said the exhibition of coffee-themed photos would be officiated by AP I president director Faik Fahmi and editor-in-chief of Koran Tempo newspaper Budi Setyarso on Monday morning at the international terminal of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar Bali.
AP I president director Faik Fahmi (third left) officiates the 'Cerita Perjalanan Kopi Nusantara' photo exhibition with 'Koran Tempo' editor-in-chief Budi Setyarso (right) at Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali. (JP/Handout/AP I)
“We are now welcoming guests from all over the globe. Around 34,000 delegates from 189 countries will be in Bali on Oct. 8-14 to participate in the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, the biggest economic, monetary and development forum. This is the right moment and opportunity for us to present Indonesia’s potential and wealth to the world. And the wealth of our archipelago includes coffee,” said Faik.
The photo exhibition will showcase complete photo works ranging from coffee planting to presentation.
“Visitors can also enjoy tasting different Indonesian coffees for free here. We wish to provide an unforgettable experience for those who are in the airport,” Faik was quoted as saying.
Budi added that the exhibition would showcase the top 20 coffees of the archipelago that visitors can enjoy, from Toraja to Bali coffee, particularly coffee from Karangasem, said to be the coffee center of Bali.
The exhibition will display 45 panels of photos that can be viewed by passengers at the airport, particularly international passengers passing through gates 3-4 at the departure terminal of Ngurah Rai airport. It will run until Oct. 21. (mut)