Apresiasi kebudayaan bulanan Global Lounge yang diadakan oleh Radboud University Nijmegen akan mengambil tema Focus on Indonesia untuk bulan Maret ini. Selama satu bulan, berbagai acara bertema tanah air akan diselenggerakan, mulai dari diskusi tentang makna Bhinneka Tunggal Ika, toleransi masyarakat dalam keberagaman, book reading, penampilan tari tradisional, hingga puncak acara Indonesian Culture Day (12 Maret, De Lindenberg, Nijmegen). Berikut detail acara dalam Bahasa Inggris (klik judul untuk detail).

Harmony in Diversity: lecture and dance performance
7 March 2016: 12:30 – 13:30
Bhinneka Tunggal Ika (unity in diversity) is Indonesia’s national motto. Yus Boersma from the Indonesian Heritage Society, will describe how this vast and complex nation finds harmony in diversity. Following the talk, enjoy a live ‘Bajidor Kahot’ dance performance by Tisa Mudi that combines Sundanese dance with Balinese Gamelan music.

Bright Nights book reading with guitar accompaniment
10 March 2016, 12:30 – 13:30
Ridho Rahmadi, a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Science, will discuss Indonesian literature. Along with co-author Tasniem Fauzia Rais he will also share an excerpt of their newly published book Bright Nights read with a guitar accompaniment. This presentation will end with an Enggang dance performance by Belle Biarezky and Mirsa Lateka.

Movie Night: Jalanan
15 March 2016, 19:00 – 21:00
A film about Indonesia, street music, love, prison, politics, sex, corruption, rice fields, globalization and heartache, Jalanan (‘Streetside’) tells the captivating story of Boni, Ho & Titi, gifted, charismatic street musicians in Jakarta over a tumultuous 5-year period in their own lives and that of Indonesia.

Indonesian Democratic Transitions
24 March 2016, 12:30 – 13:30
In 1998, Soeharto’s long-entrenched authoritarian New Order regime fell, raising hopes for a transition Indonesia to a new democratic political and bureaucratic system. Gradual reform has allowed the rise of new democratic institutions however, Indonesia’s new democratic institutions are to some extent are still overshadowed by predatory interests. Dr. Ary Samsura, from the Department of Geography, Spatial Planning and Environment Department will discuss these developments.

Indonesia and its Religious Tolerance
31 March 2016, 12:30 – 13:30
Indonesia, the most populous Muslim country in the world, seems to have largely escaped Jihadism and radicalism. History has shown Indonesia’s remarkable religious tolerance. But can their tolerance withstand the wave of International radicalism? What is the future of religious tolerance in Indonesia? Prof Frans Wijsen, Chair of Empirical & Practical Religious Faculty of Philosophy, Theology & Religious Studies will share his views.

Indonesian Culture Day at Lindenberg
12 March 2016, 11:00 – 19:00
The Indonesian Culture Day (ICD) , organized by The Indonesian Students Association in Nijmegen (PPIN), is a full day event that showcases Indonesia’s culture. ICD 2016 takes the most important Indonesian value as the theme this year, “Harmony in Diversity.” The event presents a range of activities such as; traditional art performances, dance, musical performances, national discussions, food bazaar, a fashion show featuring Indonesian traditional clothes, and a movie making competition. The aim of this event is to introduce Indonesia’s Culture to the international community in Nijmegen.
Funds from ICD will be used to support charitable and educational activities in Indonesia.

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