New England Indonesian Festival
|New England Indonesian Festival|
|Location(s)||Copley Square in Boston, Massachusetts|
The New England Indonesian Festival is an annual cultural festival held at Copley Square located in Boston, Massachusetts. The first festival was held on September 14, 2013. It was the first and biggest Indonesian cultural festival ever held in the East Coast area, with more than 5,000 audience and hundreds of performers.
This festival is organized by Permias Massachusetts, an all-student committee, Indonesian community in the New England area, Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Indonesia), Consulate General and the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia. The festival aims to be a showcase of the exquisite and indigenous culture of Indonesia: from batik and handicraft to traditional dance and food tasting and Indonesia's mainstream entertainment industry.