Gayo Coffee Harvest Festival, Bener Meriah, Aceh, 5-6 October 2018
Festival Panen Kopi Gayo (The Gayo Coffee Harvest Festival) is a tourism event combining coffee lover experience, cultural festivals, and musical performances.
During the festival, visitors will have some activities such as visiting coffee plantations to see and involve in the process of cultivating and picking up coffee beans.
Afterwards, the visitors will be entertained with various cultural shows and traditional Gayo arts as well as cultural-based competitions in several villages.
There will be some jazz music performance by professional musicians in “Jazz Panen Kopi”, which will be held on the shore of Lake Lut Tawar, for audiences to enjoy.
This Festival is a part of the Gayo Alas Mountain International Fest 2018 (GAMI 2018) taken place in the Gayo Highlands area from September 14 to November 24 2018.
DIASPORA PEDULI LOMBOK
A 6.9-magnitude quake that struck Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on Sunda, August 5t 2018, has killed hundreds, injured thousands, and displaced more than 160,000 people in the island. The Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) still expect some aftershock earthquake coming.
The Indonesian Diaspora Foundation (IDF) a non-profit 501(c)(3) and the Indonesian Diaspora Network-United (IDN-U) are organizing a fundraising to help those affected by this natural disaster. They are reaching out to all Indonesian diaspora all over the world to help those being hit by this massive natural disaster in Lombok.
No donation is too small. All donations will be handed out directly to the earthquake victims and their families and to be reported transparently through our website.
Please donate through GoFundMe: bit.ly/diasporaforlombok
For technical arrangments regarding “Diaspora Peduli Lombok” fund raising, please contact: Ida Wenefrida (email@example.com), Herry Utomo (firstname.lastname@example.org), atau Hamdan Hamedan (email@example.com).
Salam diaspora! #diasporapeduli #diasporaindonesia
Update on LOMBOK Earthquake
A strong earthquake had struck North Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara (5/8/2018). No tourist has been reported injured by the quake. Situation in Lombok and Bali remains conducive. Lombok International Airport and Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport are operating normally.
Tsunami early warning had been lifted by the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) at 20.25 Western Indonesian Time.
We encourage tourist and visitor to stay calm and be alert at all times, follow government instruction, and to rely only from official sources @infoBMKG, @BNPB_Indonesia, @humasbasarnas & @Kemlu_RI.
For those who are affected with the earthquake, please contact Foreign Visitor Help Desk for Lombok Earthquake at+62 878-6412-4151.
NTB Tourism Crisis Center for Lombok Earthquake at +6281283560608.
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