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14 Apr, 2015

Int’l students promote peace via dance performances | The Jakarta Post

n the spirit of peace and global friendship, around 100 secondary school students from 20 countries around the world introduced their cultures during the International Festival of Language and Culture (ILFC) at Teater Jakarta in the Taman Ismail Marzuki cultural center on Saturday.

The countries comprised Turkey, Tunisia, Jordan, Australia, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Ethiopia, Ukraine, Myanmar, Mongolia, Cambodia, Albania, Thailand, Malaysia, the Maldives, Georgia, Morocco, Germany, the Philippines and Indonesia.

Most of the students performed pieces from their own cultures. Indonesian students, for example, showcased angklung by playing two songs — legendary “Bengawan Solo” by Gesang and “Let It Go”, a song from Disney’s animated film Frozen.

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