Indofest 2016 Program

The Rancakers

This year sees newly created group ‘The Rancakers’ (pronounced Run-chucka) take to the main stage for their Indofest-Adelaide debut! Although only formed earlier this year, the group have been practising hard and are looking forward to giving audiences a taste of West...

Dodi Darmadi

Dodi Darmadi, originally from Bandung, is well known in Adelaide for his amazing musical talent. With his drumming workshops proving very popular in the Indofest Schools Program, he is coming along to the Indofest Cultural & Culinary Festival to lead another...

Gameladies

The name for this group, Gameladies,  is a hybrid name made from Gamelan + ladies = GAMELADIES.  This group will take you on a guided journey of traditional and contemporary gamelan music in the Radford Auditorium at  Indofest. The play traditional gamelan music, but...

Pelangi Nusantara

Pelangi Nusantara: Meaning ‘Rainbow of the Archipelago’ aims to bring the traditions of Indonesia to Adelaide through dance. At Indofest they will be performing two dances The first is Tor Tor Dance, a Batak dance from North Sumatra, where dancers move in rhythm with...

IBand

IBand is a very special blend of Indonesian music catering for both Australian and Indonesian tastes. Their music is influenced by popular Indonesian music genres such as dangdut, Melayu and keroncong. Music, whether it be traditional or contemporary, is an important...

Adelindo Angklung

One of the performing groups to look forward to at this year’s festival is Adelindo Angklung, a group of Adelaide based musicians who create music from traditional Indonesian bamboo instruments called Angklung. Pak Ferry and his Angklung musicians have not had much of...

Syifa and Althea

Indofest-Adelaide youngest performers, Syifa and her younger sister Althea from Malang, East Java will be performing the dance ‘Tari Beskalan Putri’ for their Indofest debut.  The dance depicts a traditional Javanese ceremony to show thanks to the land for providing...

Dewi Mulyana

Dewi returns to the Indofest Cultural and Culinary Festival this year with the solo Sundanese dance ‘Langeor’, an energetic dance consisting of agile hand, shoulder and hip movements. Dancing is in Dewi’s blood, having been born into a family of performers in Subang,...

Suara Indonesia

It’s been a while since artistic director Alfira O’Sullivan and her team from Suara Indonesia last entertained Indofest audiences with their energetic mix of dance, body percussion and song. However, we look forward to having them back again this year all the way from...

Flobamora

Flobamora refers to the group of islands just East of Bali.  Each island is rich in culture and customs in their own right. This group will perform a collaboration of traditional dances and music from the region. You can see them on the Main Stage at 1:20pm at the...

Rindang Saman Adelaide

A local Adelaide group dedicated to learning and performing the Saman Dance of the Gayo people of Aceh province in Sumatra. In Saman, the dancers clap their hands, slap their chests, thighs and the ground, click their fingers, and sway and twist their bodies and heads...