Welcome!

News Feed Item

Indonesia Looks Forward to the 'Erau International Folklore & Art Festival (EIFAF)' June 30 - July 7

Indonesia's Erau ceremony to be held together with a world-class Arts of Folklore Festival

Indonesia, Feb 1, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Indonesia welcomes you to the Erau ceremony, an annual Sultanate Kutai Kartanegara Ing Martadipura sacred ceremony held in the Keraton (palace). Surrounding the palace, there will be a bustle of festivities spanning cultural art exhibitions, traditional sports competitions, special markets and other events.

This year's Erau ceremony, which will be held on June 30 - July 7, 2013, will be juxtaposed with a world-class arts of folklore festival, to become the "Erau International Folklore and Art Festival (EIFAF)".

The arts expo, to be specially named "Kutai Kartanegara Art & Craft Expo", will showcase the splendid works of Kutai Kartanegara and other participating countries' crafters, painters, sculptors, and other artists.

The ceremony, folklore festival, arts expo, sports and public markets celebrating the week enliven Tenggarong City, the capital of Kutai Kartanegara regency, which was once the seat of government of the Sultanate of Kutai Kartanegara Ing Martadipura.

The arts festival will be held in conjunction with the UNESCO-consultative related CIOFF (Conseil International des Organizations de Festivals de Folklore et the arts traditional) Indonesia, a Paris-based world folk arts organization, which aims to create peace through culture/arts. Thus far eight countries have confirmed participation in the event; Senegal, USA, Russia, Thailand, India, Turkey, Algeria and Egypt, with the total number of participants of 215 representatives.

The Kutai Kartanegara district government, the Department of Culture and Tourism, and the CIOFF are inviting up to 250 representatives, assuming 10 countries take part in this cultural arts event.

During their stay in the capital city, Tenggarong, EIFAF's participants will pursue different agendas, including a traditional arts performance from each country to be held in three different spots; the main stage at the Mahakam's riverside, art exhibition in the expo, and other unique street performances.

In addition, participating countries will alternately attend the nightly Bepelas ceremony, one of a series of Erau's traditional ceremonies at the Keraton. The EIFAF's participants are also able to watch the Dayak tribe's performance at the Rumah Lamin arena on Kumala island.

EIFAF representatives will also participate in the Kutai traditional sport exhibition, including kelom panjang (clog), behempas bantal, belogo, enggrang, and other attractive traditional games. As a form of environmental stewardship, EIFAF participants will also conduct a tree planting in the area of Kumala island.

To further recognize Kutai Kartanegara, the participants will visit the Kedaton, a modern palace and the office of the Kutai Kartanegara's regent, the Department of Culture and Tourism, historic sites, and other outstanding tourism sites. And on the way to Rondong Demang Stadium, before the opening of the EIFAF, the participants will participate in a parade along the avenues of the city.

In addition to the cultural exchange, the EIFAF event is expected to introduce and broaden the culture, the tradition, and tourism in the Kutai Kartanegara region. The event not only promotes the majesty of Sultanate Kutai Ing Martadipura, who used to rule seven East Borneo regencies/towns, but will also reveal the splendor and diversity of Kutai Kartanegara as one of Indonesia's flagship touristic destinations.

"Erau International Folklore and Art Festival", destined to become a Kutai Kartanegara icon, will become an exciting attraction both to domestic and foreign tourists, fostering local tourism, especially in Tenggarong, Kutai Kartanegara.

Contact:

Sri Wahyuni
Head Of Department Of Tourism
East Kalimantan - Indonesia
T: +62 541 6669034
F: +62 541 6667139
E: [email protected]
U: http://disbudpar.kutaikartanegarakab.go.id


Source: Govt of Indonesia, Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara

Copyright 2013 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved.

More Stories By ACN Newswire

Copyright 2008 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of ACN Newswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of ACN Newswire. ACN Newswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that StarNet Communications will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. StarNet Communications’ FastX is the industry first cloud-based remote X Windows emulator. Using standard Web browsers (FireFox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) users from around the world gain highly secure access to applications and data hosted on Linux-based servers in a central data center. ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitrons Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Hitrons Solutions Inc. is distributor in the North American market for unique products and services of small and medium-size businesses, including cloud services and solutions, SEO marketing platforms, and mobile applications.
Pulzze Systems was happy to participate in such a premier event and thankful to be receiving the winning investment and global network support from G-Startup Worldwide. It is an exciting time for Pulzze to showcase the effectiveness of innovative technologies and enable them to make the world smarter and better. The reputable contest is held to identify promising startups around the globe that are assured to change the world through their innovative products and disruptive technologies. There w...
As the world moves toward more DevOps and Microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The Microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. Serverless computing is revolutionizing computing. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Raghav...
DevOps at Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long dev...
Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like “How is my application doing” but no id...
Personalization has long been the holy grail of marketing. Simply stated, communicate the most relevant offer to the right person and you will increase sales. To achieve this, you must understand the individual. Consequently, digital marketers developed many ways to gather and leverage customer information to deliver targeted experiences. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lou Casal, Founder and Principal Consultant at Practicala, discussed how the Internet of Things (IoT) has accelerated our abil...
With so much going on in this space you could be forgiven for thinking you were always working with yesterday’s technologies. So much change, so quickly. What do you do if you have to build a solution from the ground up that is expected to live in the field for at least 5-10 years? This is the challenge we faced when we looked to refresh our existing 10-year-old custom hardware stack to measure the fullness of trash cans and compactors.
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
The emerging Internet of Everything creates tremendous new opportunities for customer engagement and business model innovation. However, enterprises must overcome a number of critical challenges to bring these new solutions to market. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Martin, CTO/CIO at nfrastructure, outlined these key challenges and recommended approaches for overcoming them to achieve speed and agility in the design, development and implementation of Internet of Everything solutions wi...
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....
With over 720 million Internet users and 40–50% CAGR, the Chinese Cloud Computing market has been booming. When talking about cloud computing, what are the Chinese users of cloud thinking about? What is the most powerful force that can push them to make the buying decision? How to tap into them? In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Yu Hao, CEO and co-founder of SpeedyCloud, answered these questions and discussed the results of SpeedyCloud’s survey.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Isomorphic Software provides the SmartClient HTML5/AJAX platform, the most advanced technology for building rich, cutting-edge enterprise web applications for desktop and mobile. SmartClient combines the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software with the simp...
Actian Corporation has announced the latest version of the Actian Vector in Hadoop (VectorH) database, generally available at the end of July. VectorH is based on the same query engine that powers Actian Vector, which recently doubled the TPC-H benchmark record for non-clustered systems at the 3000GB scale factor (see tpc.org/3323). The ability to easily ingest information from different data sources and rapidly develop queries to make better business decisions is becoming increasingly importan...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...