A year has to have a proper start and the OUTLOOK Project had it launched with a working lunch in the residence of the Ambassador of Indonesia to Ukraine Mr. Yuddi Chrisnandi. Representatives of the Embassy proudly presented projects that were organized by Socio-Cultural Department in 2018 and shared plans for the future.
Presentation of the work of the Embassy was delivered by the Head of Socio-Cultural Information Department Gatot Amrih Djemirin; in it he specified both significant events and the ones with public response. Among them there was a vivid opening of copies of Indonesian landmarks in open-air museum in Hydropark. Within the framework of the project, miniature Borobudur Temple, Jakarta Cathedral, Our Lady of Good Health Church, Istiqlal Mosque and Ulun Dan Temple were installed.
Special attention was dedicated to participation of the Embassy in culture and charity events. Among them our Festival of cultures of peoples of the world OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL and diplomatic fair Charity Bazaar were mentioned. Within the framework of OWCF, exhibit items and cultural features of Bali and Java islands were presented. Main “character” of the topical area was Barong, purposely brought for the event; authentic music instruments also sparked interest.
Mr. Gatot Amrih Djemirin announced a number of events for 2019 that are planned to be held with active participation of the Embassy. Opening of an unusual art object, Borobudur – a famous monument of Indonesia, will take place in May of this year at the Hryshko National Botanic Garden. Activities of the Embassy are not limited to holding events in Kyiv. This year the Embassy has an intention of celebrating 9th anniversary of installing of the World Peace Gong in Kremenchuk. This memorial sign is an Indonesian symbol for peace and it was installed to commemorate the terrorist attack on Bali Island in 2002. The sound that the gong makes symbolizes the end of war, new beginning and hope for the future.
Ambassador Yuddi Chrisnandi has been accredited in Ukraine for two years (also in Armenia and Georgia). Taking into account the importance of cooperation with the media in promoting Indonesia, within the framework of the meeting he organized presentation of Indonesian cuisine and was gladly sharing with the guests information on various and interesting Indonesian dishes that combine tastes from thousands of islands the country is located on. Tastes of Indonesians differ drastically depending on the region. Thus, for instance, northerners opt for spicier food unlike dwellers of the south; the latter ones have no peers in cooking delights and sweet potatoes, tapioca, coconut and cane sugar.
The Embassy plans to have this kind of tastings for a broad audience in 2019 to introduce Ukrainians to distinctive culinary features of Indonesia. The meeting was participated by the representatives of the leading media of Ukraine, among them 1+1, Inter, 112 channels, printed and online media.
Bali is one of the most popular places to spend winter. Ocean, volcanoes, amazing nature and exotic fruits... But there is also one more reason that not many people know of, yet it definitely deserves attention: Kamasan, a unique art village where namesake Balinese picture art was conceived – as ancient as the island itself. We are going to tell about it today on the pages of the OUTLOOK.
- Do you want to try some rice? - such a question is greeted by guests in China. And if the owners are also farmers, they can invite you on an unusual excursion and show you the masterpiece of natural art. The grass which we often eat without thinking about its aesthetics, at the time of growing resembles a blanket woven from multi-colored rags ...
At the bare mention of the word lake, our imagination pictures soothing, nostalgia-laden images of quite pond cosily embraced by the grassy hills. OUTLOOK prepared a selection of the most spectacular lakes, which will change your understanding of this work of nature. Each of them has something to surprise, whether it is unusual water shade, or frightening ability to petrify living creatures.
One of the greatest pleasures, except for the non-stop contemplation of burning fire, flowing water and working people, is to monitor life and behaviour of animals. And at this point all your dreams are reduced to simple intention to touch someone soft and understand language translation of which is not found in any dictionary.
Few of us, while our favourite tea is steeping, are scrutinizing about the way this drink went through to get into our mug. Of course, stereotypically, we know that most likely it came from India or China, but in fact origin can vary. In the world there are about 30 countries which are very seriously engaged in tea business, and within this community a very clear hierarchy emerges, headed by the so-called Big Tea Seven.
Australian Ambassador to Ukraine Bruce Edwards in his appeal on the occasion National Day addressed the main challenges that Australia faced in 2020 and also assured that "together, we will make a difference".
On November 18 Director-General of the OUTLOOK Project and a public figure Daria Kariakina participated as an expert in a cross-border project European Values and Cultural Diplomacy: Youth Meetings Ukraine – Georgia.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Commonwealth of Australia Melissa O’Rourke welcomed the guests of honor on 27 January on the occasion if the National Day . Ambassadors of India, Belgium, Greece, Afghanistan, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Switzerland, Slovenia and diplomats from other countries were invited.
On January 27, the Embassy of India organized a reception to mark the 71st Day of the Republic of India. India gained independence from colonial occupation on August 15, 1947, and the Constitution of modern and independent India came into force on January 26, 1950. This day became the history of the state and has been celebrated since that times.
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Croatia to Ukraine, Ms. Anica Djamić, organized a concert in Kyiv on the occasion of Croatia's presidency of the Council of the EU. Friends and partners of the diplomatic institution as well as statesmen visited the philharmonic.
OUTLOOK continues to explore interestingsights of our planet. More recently, our photographers Nikita Panisov and Anna Kravchenko returned from the wonderful city Ubud located in Indonesia. This place, considered as the cultural capital of the state, impresses with many interesting things but most of all - its artist's street ...
On the occasion of the Sudan National Day, a diplomatic reception took place in the capital of Ukraine, gathering at one of the five-star Kyiv hotels heads of diplomatic missions, regional and international organizations accredited to Ukraine, Ukrainian officials and Sudanese students studying in Ukraine.
On January 14, 2020, the International Conference “Turkmenistan and International Organizations: Cooperation for Peace and Development” dedicated to the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan in the year of 2020 marked by “Turkmenistan – Home of Neutrality” has started in Ashgabat.
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia to Ukraine and OUTLOOK project on December 23, 2019 in the creative space "Art Prichal" within the framework of the OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL hold FEEL Indonesia special event on December 23, 2019 in the creative space "Art Prichal".
A meeting of representatives of the diplomatic sphere with students took place at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Ukraineat the end of December. The School of Young Ukrainian Diplomat ofthe Institute of International Relations of KNU n.a.Taras Shevchenko ...
On December 4, 2019, a diplomatic reception on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held in the capital. Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Latvia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Hungary, representatives of state institutions and international organizations...
Indonesia is a huge country, fourth on the planet it terms of population and 12th in terms of territory. And its magnificent Jakarta is one of the most ancient and most interesting capitals of the world. However it hasn’t always been majestic and independent, not at all…
On November 30, 2019, at the Olympic Stadium, the International Women's Club of Kyiv (IWCK), a non-governmental non-profit organization founded in 1992, organized a traditional Charity Bazzar in order to raise funds to help orphans, the elderly, children with special needs and internally displaced persons from eastern Ukraine .