Indonesian Community in USA: 25AUG - Upacara Bendera, Daley Plaza, Chicago

Saturday, August 23, 2008

25AUG - Upacara Bendera, Daley Plaza, Chicago

Dear Indonesian friends and communities:
Indonesian American Community of Illinois incooperation with City of Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's Office and Indonesian Consulate General of Chicago graciously invite you for celebrating the 63rd COMMEMORATIVE INDONESIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY in CHICAGO'S DALEY PLAZA/CITY HALL in Chicago, as follows:

Date: Monday, August 25, 2008
Time: 12:00 pm (on time) - end by 1:00 pm.
Venue: Chicago's Daley Plaza (in front of Chicago's City Hall - Corner of Dearborn St and Washington St)
Dress: Formal Attire (Batik / Traditional)

Ceremonial event:
  1. The Indonesian flag-raising ceremony in observance of Indonesian Independence Day in Chicago.
  2. Grand openings, Open mic, Presentation of dignitaries including congratulatory remarks by Barack Obama (Representative) and other elected officials.
  3. Jan Jeffcoat (FOX TV News), Nesita Kwan (NBC 5), Marc Rita (Actor/Producer) will be making a special appearance. TV Media coverage by Comcast TV, SunCast TV etc.
  4. Indonesian musical "gamelan" instrument and Indonesian traditional dance entertainment: Klenengan gilak (welcoming guest), Puspawresti, Janger, Cendrawasih, and "Merah Putih" (Red White) by: Indonesian Consulate General Dance Troupe.

Free admission & open to the public.


Happy Indonesian Independence Day 2008!

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