Women of various nations admire Indonesia`s culture

Women of various nations admire Indonesia`s culture

(ANTARA/Septianda Perdana)

London (ANTARA News) - Women of various nations grouped in International Women Contact (IWC)-The Hague, admired the philosophy of Javanese culture presented in the Netherlands on Monday.

Secretary of the Indonesian Embassy in The Hague Waskito told Antara here on Tuesday that the philosophy of Javanese culture was introduced in the Indonesian Country Morning, themed "A Journey to Indonesia: A Glimpse into the Traditions of Java" at the Indonesian embassy`s Nusantara Building.

Waskito said the event was attended by 175 guests from the International Women Contact members, wives of foreign ambassadors in the Netherlands, and the wives of the Netherlands government officials.

Also present as the guest of honor was the wife of The Hague mayor, Henriette van Aartsen.

Before the start of the event, the participants took a moment of silence in remembrance of the death of the People`s Representative Assembly (MPR) Chairman Taufik Kiemas.

Meanwhile, Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands Retno L.P. Marsudi in her opening address explained the Indonesian cultural diversity and the philosophy of Javanese culture.

Retno also explained Indonesia`s success in combining cultural diversity with the modernity of the country`s positive achievement in the fields of democracy, economy, and the progress in the global forum.