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Indonesia Festival to return for fourth time in Russia

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sun, March 3, 2019  /  04:09 pm
Indonesia Festival to return for fourth time in Russia

A general view photo taken on July 31, 2017, shows the Kremlin, the History Museum and the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. (AFP/Mladen Antonov)

The fourth Indonesia Festival in Russia will be held on Aug. 1 to 4 by the Indonesian Embassy in Moscow (KBRI) supported by the Foreign Ministry and Tourism Ministry.

The festival is part of the country's range of integrated promotional activities in Russia, which includes trade, investment and tourism.

Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Mohamad Wahid Suproyadi said in a statement that the festival would feature a business forum, a business matching event, cultural performances and an exhibition of Indonesian products.

Read also: Indonesia Festival promotes tourism, art and culture in Moscow

The Indonesia-Russia Business Forum is scheduled for Aug. 1, while the Indonesia Festival itself will take place at Krasnaya Presnya Park in Moscow on Aug. 2-4.

"This fourth Indonesia Festival will feature Indonesia's cultural richness to be introduced to the Russian public," Wahid said.

More than 100,000 Russian citizens from Moscow and other regions are estimated to attend the event.

To enliven the exhibition, KBRI Moscow gas reportedly invited Indonesian companies and businesspeople to fill the booths, including PT Mayora, whose products are sold in Russia. (kes)