This Indonesian-themed event will take place on Ellsworth Drive in Downtown Silver Spring from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Admission is FREE
The festival will have a range of demonstrations and activities. Meant for all ages, children will have their own section where they can make arts and crafts including puppets.
Food vendors will offer dishes such as many different versions of satay (meat skewers) and a lot of other Indonesian food.
A fashion show by Batik Boutique will show of a line of brightly colored traditional clothing.
Indonesian music will be heard throughout the day. House of Angklung, an all-bamboo orchestra, will play alongside more modern sounds.
Dancers will accompany music from groups like Gamelan Wrhatnala USA. Started in Bali in 1965 by dancer composer and choreographer I Gusti Agung Ngurah Supartha.
Indonesian dance derives some its movements from indigenous martial art forms. Martial arts schools such as Pencak Silat Al-Azhar will take part in the festival. At the festival on Saturday, students will give a demonstration, followed by a free clinic.