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Asean Korea: Indonesia’s Month of Festival

August seemed to be the month of festival. There are many festivals held all around Indonesia. Two of them will be discussed in this blog article.

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Asean Korea: Drinks in Indonesia

It is fasting month in Indonesia and summer in northern hemisphere! It is a good idea to drink various ices to break your fast or to relieve your thirst under the hot, hot sun. For the ices, rather than your usual drink, how about trying a few ices and cold drinks usually sold in Indonesia? I think similar drinks also available in your country.

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Asean Korea: Give me cookies, Cookies for Ied in Indonesia

This July, MuslimsĀ all around the world were doing the yearly fasting month, the ninth month of Islamic calendar, Ramadhan. The first day of the tenth Month, the month of Syawal, celebrated as the day of winning, or Ied (Eid al-Fitr). This is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in Indonesia, as opposed to a few countries that celebrate Eid al-Adha more.

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Silaturahmi (pikirarakyat.com)

Previously, Ied, or Idul Fitri in Indonesian has been blogged in previous articles such as here and here. In this article, we will talk about the special food for the occassion. In Idul Fitri, one tradition that’s done usually is Silaturrahmi, the term of visiting one another’ house and shaking hands as a symbol of forgiveness. Done after doing the Ied prayer together, while visiting the houses, it’s a tradition to offer food and cookies for guests, and it’s customary to take at least one.

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Asean Korea: Unique Food Stalls and Sellers

It’s a quest to satisfy your hunger in the middle of the night or under the scorching sun. It’s either it’s too hot, the restaurant has already been closed, or there is no mood left for cooking. In Indonesia, no worries, these unique food seller could provide yummy food to your crying stomach, anytime, anywhere. (You’ll seriously appreciating them after you go abroad and suddenly realise that there’s no mie dokdok sellers outside to holler by while you’re hungry in the middle of the night)

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Gulali (pixoto.com

Asean Korea: Education in Indonesia

This May, final year students in Indonesia is very anxious waiting for their graduation announcement that they have done last month. They are very anxious about their grade because it is used for their enrolment to higher education.

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Students’ Uniform in Indonesia (smartbimbel.com)

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