Showcasing Wonderful Indonesia in Davao

In a recent event hosted by the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Davao: “Wonderful Indonesia: Tourism, Food and Trade Expo 2019,” the country’s tourism and economic teams pushed forward what the nation has to offer to Mindanao. For three days, Indonesian cuisine, culture and products was highlighted. 

Performing an Indonesian cultural dance

The Garuda, Indonesia’s mythical bird

Musical performance featuring the Angklung, an Indonesian traditional music instrument

There is much more to Kopiko that our neighbor can offer. They have good coffee, the cuisine can tickle your taste buds and the confectionery is exciting. Some of these were presented in the expo.

Davao's diplomatic corps gets to taste onde-onde, an Indonesian delicacy

In terms of destinations, admittedly, the island of Bali is the most popular destination in Indonesia. But in an archipelago with thousands of islands, the nation has more to offer—and for tourists to discover and marvel in its beauty.

Beyond Bali. Regional Director for Marketing of the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism points to must-see spots in Indonesia

Travel agent offering must-see Indonesian destinations

Leading the launching ceremony was the new Indonesian Consul General Dicky Fabrian. He was proud to share that out of the series of expos that the Indonesian Consulate have organized for the past years, this is the first time that they have organized a tourism expo in conjunction with food and trade expo. 

Leading the first travel and trade expo was the newly-appointed Indonesian Consul General Dicky Fabrian

City mayor Sara Duterte sent her well wishes to the organizers, saying, “This is more than an opportunity to showcase the culture of Indonesia. It is a celebration of friendship between two peoples. This year’s expo is a manifestation of Indonesia’s dynamism and vision, and Davao City is honored to be part of it.”

Congratulations Indonesia. Terima kasih!

The expo hosts with the Mindanao Consular Corps

Hosting the event were Indonesian Bayu and Davaoeña Joey Sy

Also published in the SunStar Davao newspaper.

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