What is Baliyatra, the Odisha festival with ancient links to Indonesia

Baliyatra in Odisha

In his address to the Indian diaspora in Bali on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned the annual Baliyatra on the banks of the Mahanadi in Cuttack, which celebrates the ancient trade relations between India and Indonesia. This year’s Baliyatra, which concluded on Thursday, also found a place in the … Read more

China, Indonesia agree on building China-Indonesia community with a shared future-Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping holds talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Bali, Indonesia, Nov. 16, 2022. (Xinhua/Li Xueren) BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo here Wednesday evening, in which the two heads of state reached important consensus on striving towards building a China-Indonesia … Read more

The Gala Dinner G20 Summit Presents Amazing Culture of Indonesia

Rabu, 16 November 2022 – 14:10 WIB VIVA – Bali is famous for the beauty of its impressive tourist attractions. One is Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK) in Bali. This place was used as the location for the gala dinner of the G20 Summit delegates on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. The Indonesian government welcomed the world leaders and … Read more

Commentary: Indonesia’s first lady diplomacy complements Jokowi’s G20 president effort

THE ROLE OF FIRST LADIES IN DIPLOMACY First lady diplomacy has a long history and tradition in international relations in many Western countries. In the US, many past first ladies – from Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton to Michelle Obama – have played active roles in public diplomacy. The recent presence of … Read more