Friends Of Indonesia Bazaar 2024

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Friends Of Indonesia

May 18th @ 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join Friends Of Indonesia for a day filled with delicious Indonesian food, vibrant cultural performances, and unique handmade crafts in the Store Room at Fort Mason Center For Arts & Culture. Explore the rich flavors and traditions of Indonesia in San Francisco.

Indulge in traditional dishes like nasi goreng, rendang, nasi padang, and jajan pasar. Shop for batik clothing, handmade crafts, and more. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to experience the beauty of Indonesian culture.

The Third Annual Bazaar promises to be bigger and better. There are more vendors and entertainment from all over the Indonesian Islands. First and second in the line up are long-time collaborators and crowd favorite Indonesian vendors, Dapoer Ngebul and Nusa, back for 2024. Dapoer Ngebul brings many delicious Indonesian traditional foods like famed nasi padang bungkus, a generous portion of a complete meal with Indonesian beef stew (rendang), Indonesian BBQ chicken (ayam bakar), eggs balado, cassava leaves, and rice, plus all the sauces. Nusa offers traditional Indonesian desserts like 1,000 layer cake (kue lapis), pineapple tartlets (nastar), sweet rice pandan custard (kueh sri kaya), and much more.

Pure Cane Juice returns with tasty and refreshing fresh-pressed sugar cane juice, in a variety of original flavors. In Indonesia, sugar cane is very popular, many street vendors offer this refreshment. HubOn showcases their delivery service and other products and projects. They are an Indonesian-owned company that believes in community and sustainability.

Nonika Online Boutique bring modern Indonesian Batik clothing: dresses, pants, skirts, and children’s clothing. Nonika Boutique offers one-of-a-kind women’s and girl’s clothing with beautiful patterns and designs that highlight the patterns.

New vendors include:

Vio Handcrafted Pastries is a Vacaville, CA pastry shop with a focus on vegan cuisine and innovative flavors. Vio is an Indonesian American who comes from a restaurant family. She brings mouthwatering cakes and sate padang.

Charlotte Truffles sells specialty chocolate bonbons and chocolate bars. She is a multicultural chocolatier who sparks cultural curiosity and connection to heritage, with an Indonesian/Chinese background.

By Shawna Chan presents unique and adorable art. Shawna is an Oakland, CA-based fine artist, illustrator, and muralist, influenced by her Singaporean Peranakan culture and roots. Her playful work is recognized for its vibrant palettes, geometric shapes, and messages. She often finds comfort incorporating a food theme into her art.

Lime Tree Southeast Asian Kitchen is is a Malaysian restaurant with an Indonesian point of view. Lime Tree is a long-time favorite of the diaspora in the San Francisco Bay Area. Lime Tree is selling their customer’s favorite Indonesian dishes, nasi goreng (fried rice), martabak (spicy omelette pancake), and mie goreng (fried noodle).

Entertainment features artists who represent many islands in Indonesia:

Long-time collaborator, the prestigious Gamelan Sekar Jaya, returns to mesmerize the audience with Balinese dance and traditional musical instruments from 12:20 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.

Giovanna Lomanto, an established poet with an Indonesian heritage background, presents a poetry reading. Lomanto has published two poetry collections, two chapbooks, and a limited edition art book. Her newest collection, driver’s seat echo, has just been published.

In the afternoon, Tari Piring performs an exciting plate dance from the Minangkabau tribes of West Sumatra Indonesia.

Friends of Indonesia is also scheduling more performers and artists representing other Indonesian islands and Asian American Pacific Islander cultures, which they plan to announce soon.

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