Expo Dubai visitors enthusiastically come to Indonesian Pavilion

Expo Dubai visitors enthusiastically come to Indonesian Pavilion

Children participating in Indonesian traditional dance in Indonesia Pavilion during the World Expo 2020 Dubai. (ANTARA/ Biro Humas Kementerian Perdagangan/FR)

We were so excited ever since the first day arrived. The audience hugely anticipate Indonesia Pavilion
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Indonesian Pavilion at the Expo Dubai 2020 has received more than 50 thousand visitors since this one of the world's biggest events commenced on October 1, 2021, according to the Indonesian Trade Ministry. 

Highlighting the theme of "Creating the Future, From Indonesia to the World", the pavilion promotes the country's potency, innovation, and advancement through various weekly themes and business forums.

"We were so excited since our day of arrival here due to the high enthusiasm of visitors," Director General of the National Export Development at the Trade Ministry Didi Sumedi said. 

Within two weeks, the Indonesian Pavilion has been visited by more than 50,000 people, he said in a statement that ANTARA received here Sunday. 

Besides introducing more than 300 export-ready products from micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and holding more than 75 business forums, Indonesia's culture is also promoted through music and dance performances.

Folk songs and traditional dances from various regions in Indonesia, including West Sumatra's Tari Piring (Plate Dance), and East Java's Gandrung, and Ngremo Dances are performed at the event everyday, he said.

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"The Indonesian Pavilion has become a cure for the homesickness. My family and I visit Indonesia for vacation every year, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot go," said Benon Patentreger, a visitor.

Patentreger lauded the pavilion partly owing to its vibrant presence as it it shows the beauty of Indonesia's nature and diversity of its cultural richness.

The Indonesian Pavilion at the Expo Dubai 2020 also showcases the nation's diverse array of cultures and arts to the world through Indonesia's National Day on November 4, 2021.

The National Day will be held at Al Wasl Plaza, which is regarded as the most luxurious and strategic location since it was also chosen to be the venue for this event's opening ceremony.

During the National Day, Indonesia will showcase art and cultural shows that highlight the nation's cultural diversity and richness in spices and natural resources. 

After being postponed in 2020 due to the global pandemic of novel coronavirus disease, the Expo Dubai 2020 is finally held from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. 

Apart from the postponement, the expo organizers still retained the 2020 branding of the event that highlights the theme "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future".

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