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#53363 - 07 Jun 07 17:35 Happy, happy, joy, joy
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Happy times are here. Skip, skip, frolic in the meadows etc etc


Jakarta Anniversary Festival 2007 to start on Friday

JAKARTA, The Point

The 2007 Jakarta Anniversary Festival (JAF) will begin on Friday (June 8) to celebrate the 480th anniversary of Indonesia's capital city.

The theme of this year's festival would be "My Jakarta, Your Jakarta, Our Jakarta", Aurora Frida Tambunan, the head of the Jakarta Cultural and Museum Service, said here on Thursday.

"Jakarta does not only belong to the native Jakartans, but it's ours, so we all have the responsibility to preserve the culture," she said.

The annual festival to be held at the Jakarta Art Building is aimed at preserving and promoting the culture and arts of Jakarta.

"The event will be an educative and recreational entertainment experience for Jakarta's inhabitants as well as visitors from other regions," she added.

The opening of JAF 2007 will be highlighted with a music performance featuring the "Skolastika Ansambel" music group led by Marusya Nainggolan.

There will also be a poem reading by three women of different backgrounds, namely Tatiek Fauzi Bowo (the wife of the current Jakarta Deputy Governor Fauzi Bowo), Auroria Frida Tambunan, and Fiona Goggart (the cultural attache of the Australian embassy in Jakarta).

The 2007 Jakarta Anniversary Festival will be officially opened by Jakarta Governor Sutiyoso and will last until June 29, 2007.

There will be at least 34 events held across Jakarta. The program of events will start in early June 2007 and end in July 2007. Among the many programs that the Jakarta administration will offer to entertain the residents is the Jakarta Great Sale, which will run from June 14 to July 14, 2007 and the Jakarta Fair that will run from June 14 to July 15, 2007.

The Kebon Sirih Festival will be held on June 21, 2007 and feature cultural attractions as well as traditional Betawi foods. Elsewhere, entertaining performances will be held in municipalities and the Thousand Islands.

An “Enjoy Jakarta” concert will be held on June 23, 2007 in the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle featuring the works of legendary composer Benyamin Sueb, while on the same date there will be a Youth Night and fireworks display on Carnival Beach, Ancol.

The Pasar Baru Festival will be held on June 29, 2007 featuring multicultural arts and typical Betawi foods.

The series of arts and cultural programs for Jakarta's anniversary will conclude with Jakarnaval (Jakarta Carnival) 2007 on July 7, which will follow a route from HI traffic circle-Thamrin-Medan Merdeka Selatan Jakarta. (DIS)
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#53364 - 07 Jun 07 17:38 Re: Happy, happy, joy, joy [Re: Piss Salon]
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"My Jakarta, Your Jakarta, Our Jakarta" cost 400,000 pounds.

"It is not a logo but a brand," Jakarta Governor Sutiyoso told the nodding journalists when asked about the expense.
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#53366 - 07 Jun 07 17:42 Re: Happy, happy, joy, joy [Re: Piss Salon]
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The annual festival to be held at the Jakarta Art Building is aimed at preserving and promoting the culture and arts of Jakarta.

Workshops will be held by city officials on slamming doors in people's faces, pickpocketing, inconsiderate driving, thievery and throwing rubbish out car windows or into canals.
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#53367 - 07 Jun 07 17:49 Re: Happy, happy, joy, joy [Re: Piss Salon]
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There will also be a poem reading by three women of different backgrounds, namely Tatiek Fauzi Bowo (the wife of the current Jakarta Deputy Governor Fauzi Bowo), Auroria Frida Tambunan, and Fiona Goggart (the cultural attache of the Australian embassy in Jakarta).

At last year's event, Goggart pleased the crowd when she leaped on stage, chugged a beer, burped loudly, pulled her dress over her head and started whistling 'Waltzing Matilda' with her labia minora.
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#53368 - 07 Jun 07 17:55 Re: Happy, happy, joy, joy [Re: Piss Salon]
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An “Enjoy Jakarta” concert will be held on June 23, 2007 in the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle featuring the works of legendary composer Benyamin Sueb.

During the event it is expected that Jakarta dignatories who usually speed in convoy along Jakarta's congested roads will be given the opportunity to breath the pollution spewing from state-owned buses and get to "Enjoy Jakarta" as much as the rest of us.
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#53369 - 07 Jun 07 18:07 Re: Happy, happy, joy, joy [Re: Piss Salon]
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The Pasar Baru Festival will be held on June 29, 2007 featuring multicultural arts and typical Betawi foods.

Traditional Betawi food = anything that can be stolen or bludged

Verb: bludge
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1) Ask for and get free; be a parasite
2) Avoid work
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