FOR two days, the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia staged an international Trade and Tourism Fair at the Glorietta Mall in the Central Business District of Makati City.
The embassy headed by Ambassador to the Philippines Dr. Sinyo Harry Sarundajang said at the opening on Friday, March 8, the event marked the 70th diplomatic relations between Indonesia and the Philippines.
At the event opening also included the participation of Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Secretary Abul Khayr D. Alonto and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Abdulgani Macatoman.
Minister Counselor Teguh Wiweko of the Indonesian Embassy told SDN — Science and Digital News that they are also planning more events in the Philippines during the year.
He said that tentatively an Indonesian Culinary Festival is being planned for the last week of June.
Wiweko said that a Photography Exhibit by Indonesian and possibly Filipino photographers has already been set on July 12 to 14 at SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
Diana Paskarina and Herla Agustina helping out in providing coffee and other refreshments for visitors of the Indonesian International Trade and Tourism Fair at Glorietta Mall, Makati City, March 8-9, 2019.
Watch out for more events, he said.
Chot Reyes of the Indonesian Embassy calling out participants of games with prizes.
At the Glorietta Mall trade and tourism fair, here are some more photographs:
Bai Norhata Alonto (left) and the ambassador of Brunei to the Philippines.
Lessons in Batik painting.
Indonesian Ambassador Dr. Sinyo Harry Sarundajang receives a gift from an exhibitor.
Co-owner Mrs. Tess D. Eugenio of Warung Kapitolyo, an Indonesian culinary specialty restaurant in Pasig City. She co-owns the restaurant with her sister Louh D. Decena.
The trade and tourism fair ends today, March 9. (EKU)