Indonesian Cultural Night

Welcome to Indonesian Cultural Night here at NTA/HiØ on Thursday January 30th. Open to all, free entrance!

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the Indonesian Cultural Night at Østfold University College.

The evening is co-organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Oslo and the Norwegian Theatre Academy.

It will be held on:

Thursday, 30th of January 2020 from 18:00 until 19:30

at Norwegian Theatre Academy/Østfold University College

Kobberslagerstredet 5, 1671 Kråkerøy (Fredrikstad)


We are looking forward to seeing you, with best regards,

Norwegian Theatre Academy & Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia



18:00    Opening of Indonesian Cultural Night

18:05    Opening remarks from Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Iceland, H.E. Mr. Todung Mulya Lubis

18:15    Opening remarks from Artistic Director Scenography NTA/HiØ, Mr. Serge von Arx

18:30    Dancing performance from West Sumatera Province

19:05    Interactive music performance from Saung Angklung Udjo of West Java Province


Information about the visiting artists:


1. Dance group from West Sumatera

This is a dance group coming from the province of West Sumatera of Indonesia. They will perform at least 3 dance performance, including the famous Tari Piring or Plate Dance, in which the artists will dance with dishes as one of the main accessories.

2. Saung Angklung Udjo from West Java

The Angklung itself is a musical instrument from West Java Indonesia, made of a varying number of bamboo tubes attached to a bamboo frame. The tubes are carved to have a resonant pitch when struck and are tuned to octaves, similar to Western handbells. The base of the frame is held in one hand, while the other hand shakes the instrument, causing a repeating note to sound. Saung Angklung Udjo is a cultural tourism destination and complete music education in West Java, in which Saung Angklung Udjo (SAU) own an arena show, bamboo craft center and workshop for bamboo musical instruments. SAU's main concerns is to preserve and develop the culture of Sunda – especially Angklung -  to the public through education and training.


Open to all, free entrance!

Published Jan. 29, 2020 10:07 AM - Last modified Jan. 29, 2020 10:15 AM