Warna-Warni Indonesia di One World Week Wageningen University
by Arti Indallah Tjakranegara
On annual cultural event in Wageningen which is one world week, we got a chance to involve and introduce our culture especially traditional clothes, dances and music which is Angklung. In this week, Wageningen University which has more than 100 nationalities celebrated their diversity with people from all over the world. The one world week was a great success with a lot of activities and supported by various organization in Wageningen.
In this collaboration week, we performed four dances from Java (Golek Manis Dance), Aceh (Ratoh Duek Dance), and Kalimantan (Enggang and Giring-Giring Dance) in the opening of one world week and got an honor to be watched by rector magnificus of Wageningen University, Arthur P.J Mol. This medley got really big applause from audience who watched the richness of Indonesian culture. Also, we joined the traditional clothing fashion show which were organized by ISOW and impressed the audience with our diverse clothes.
Not enough with that, we contributed the angklung performance in the lunch time on 5th April 2016 at The Spot. We tried to entertain the audience with the popular songs which were can’t takes my eyes off you and grenade. We also interacted with the audience and gave angklung workshop with edelweiss and love me tender song. It was really blissful to see their excitement to learn. Hope we could expand our performances and events in the next year, see you!