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Embassy of Indonesia Dinner Reception and Magnificent Performance of Gamelan Music and Dance with Evening of Javanese Culture
Join us at the the Embassy of Indonesia, the most ornate embassy in DC, for an unforgettable evening of a traditional Indonesian Gamelan music and dance performance. Join us on your own or with friends to meet embassy staff, and other distinguished guests in attendance as you discover Indonesia.
Friday, April 28, 2023 at 6:30 PM
Embassy of Indonesia
2020 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
Washington DC 20036
Business or cocktail attire requested.
The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of the Embassy of Indonesia, cordially requests the pleasure of your company for a very special evening of Indonesian culture, music and dance at the Embassy of Indonesia.
:: Traditional Indonesian Dinner Buffet
The evening includes a traditional Indonesian dinner buffet with a wine. Please note that capacity for this very special and unique celebration is limited and we invite you to make your reservations early.
:: Live Gamelan Music and Traditional Indonesian Dance
On this occasion, we will present a Gamelan Performance under the direction master musician and Javanese dancer from the Embassy of Indonesian Mr. Muryanto.
Gamelan is an Indonesian musical ensemble featuring a variety of traditional Indonesian instruments such as metallophones, xylophones, drums and gongs, bamboo flutes, bowed and plucked strings. In Indonesia, gamelan usually accompanies dance, performances, or rituals and special ceremonies.
The Gamalan ensemble will perform stories of Ramayana stories based on Hindu epics adapted to Javanese Culture . Based on the stories Rama & Sinta. The dance movement is very classical from Central Java.
Don’t miss this very rare treat as we have made arrangements to present a special concert and performance of traditional costumed Indonesian singers and dancers.
Kindly note that the advertised music program and musicians are subject to change without notice.
All online ticket sales are final. We are unable to issue refunds for tickets purchased due to expenses incurred to present the event.
Event Agenda (May change)
6:30 PM Admission commences.
Live Gamelan Music and Traditional Indonesian Dance
Dinner buffet feast of traditional Indonesian delecacies
9:00 PM Event Concludes
Due to security and space considerations, you must make a reservation in advance to attend. Please arrive with photo ID that matches the name on your reservation. Due to strict security considerations all guest must have a reservation and photo ID to attend.
We Are Grateful for Your Support
We greatly appreciate your contribution towards the International Club of DC Inc by making your reservation. Your support makes it possible for us to present diverse cultural events to our members. Kindly note that your contribution is unrelated to the embassy or venue the event is being presented at and all proceeds from the event are used solely by International Club of DC Inc. to cover expenses related to presenting cultural events to our members.
Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the embassy. Uber or other transportation service is highly recommended.
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Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.