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Project Description


Our award-winning Cultural programs invite students to discover traditional and contemporary celebrations, customs and traditions.

Duration of activities: ~ 50 minutes
Available for: Foundation to Year 11


You can mix and match activities from two different programs.

  • Learn a traditional Indonesian dance: Plate, Candle, Balinese or Saman (traditional Acehnese dance)

Only available for Foundation to Grade 2 students

  • Learn about the importance of rice in everyday life in Indonesia
  • Get dressed up and be part of a Harvest Festival celebration

Only available for Grade 2 to Year 11 students

  • Learn about the important role of batik in Indonesian life
  • Design and create a small piece of Indonesian batik to take home using hot wax and dyes

Only available for Foundation to Grade 6 students

  • Play various Indonesian games including gassing (spinning top), bola bekel (bekel ball), sepak takraw (takraw ball), karambol (billiard board game) and congklak
  • Ride and drive the village becak (bike used as public transport) and discuss its importance in day to day life

Only available for Grade 2 to Year 11 students

  • Experience Wayang Kulit (Javanese shadow puppet) performance
  • Play a Sundanese bamboo instrument called the Angklung

Only available for Grade 3 to Year 11 students

  • Learn about aspects of Indonesian agriculture, land use practices utilising the sawah (rice fields)
  • Participate in a series of rotating activities in our Indonesian village: temple presentations, rice preparation and rice padi maintenance, pounding of grain, winnowing, and water collection

Only available for Year 7 to Year 11 students

  • Compare Indonesian street kids and Australian students’ daily life in this reality-based program
  • Learn to interact and bargain the Indonesian way and purchase small artefacts made by the street kids of Yogyakarta – please bring gold coins to make purchases

Only available for Year 7 to Year 11 students

  • Untangle the secrets of the ancient art form of weaving using simple traditional methods from Makassar
  • Make a bracelet to take home

Only available for Year 7 to Year 11 students

  • Dress in traditional wedding clothes and partake in a wedding ceremony from Java and South Sulawesi
  • Discover the delicate art of the wedding rituals
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Contact the Education Bookings Team

(03) 9389 0144

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