These wonderful people are some of the driving forces behind Indofest and very dedicated to make Indofest 2019 on Sunday 28 April a BIG success.
We are looking forward to Sunday 28 April when we will be celebrating all things Indonesian right in the heart of the city at INDOFEST 2019.
From left -right: Diana, Olivia, Amalia, Yuni, Jen, Dessy, Prilavita, Rita, Ivonne, Chadijah, Dheyo, Budi and Barry. Not in the photo: Mei, Jane, Farhana, Christina and Amanda. — at Flinders at Victoria Square.
The AIASA once again joined the celebration of Australia Day in 2019 with close to 60 people participating in the parade in the city that featured wedding costumes from around the provinces of Indonesia. Thank you to the Indonesian community for such a great turnout....read more
Check out the first AIA newsletter for 2019 and read about the community's tour of Parliament House with Hon Jing Lee MLC and how AISA's donation to Yayasan Peduli Kasih Anak Kebutuhan Khusus is making a difference to the lives of children with a disability and their...read more
The AIASA was honoured to be given the opportunity to organise a spectacular Wayang Kulit performance this year for the South Australian community. It was held on 21 July 2018 at Flinders University Bedford Park Campus as a community event. The Wayang Kulit was...read more
Australian-Indonesian Association President, Firdaus, outlines ten simple reasons why people want to join a community group like AIA. If you are an Indonesian living in South Australia, the question may be how do I give back to my community? How can I participate in...read more
The Australian-Indonesian Association of South Australia (AIASA) has announced that Indofest-Adelaide will be held in Victoria Square on Sunday 28 April 2019, with funding confirmed from the City of Adelaide and the South Australian Department of Human Services,...read more
AIASA’s yearly Indofest Schools Program (ISP) began on 29 May and the group Pelangi Nusantara performed for St. Dominics Priory College for the lower and upper primary school as part of their Asian Week celebrations. The students were fantastic. The remaining ISP...read more
Indofest 2017 won the Organisation category of the South Australian Governor's Multicultural Awards announced on Tuesday 27 March 2018. by His Excellency the Governor of South Australia, Hieu Van Le. Initiated and run by the Australian-Indonesian Association of South...read more
Indofest 2017 is an extra special event as we celebrate our 10th anniversary! Wanting to capture the essence of the local Adelaide Indonesian community, this year’s Indofest has a special Kampung Indonesia theme. The word kampung is an Indonesian word meaning village...read more
This year the Indonesian community is celebrating 10 years of Indofest with an exciting and unique Kampung Indonesia initiative. Along with traditional and contemporary music and dance, delicious food stalls, interactive workshops, cooking demonstrations, and retail...read more
Bahasa Indonesia is currently taught in 83 South Australian government schools. This equates to over 14,000 students from Reception – Year 12 learning the language of Indonesia, Australia’s closest Asian neighbour. By adopting the Australian Curriculum the Department...read more
A big “terima kasih” (thank you) to Hon Zoe Bettison MP, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, for hosting a Parliamentary Reception to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Australian-Indonesian Association of South Australia (AIA-SA) on 21 August 2017. Presidents of...read more
The back to the 80’s themed Indofest Music Night at the Estonian Cultural Centre on Saturday 22 July, 2017 was a huge success. Wigs, shiny jackets, big earrings and leg warmers were everywhere and people danced to 80’s pop and Indonesian dangdut music. Huge thanks to...read more
The Australian Indonesian Association of South Australia (AIASA) was founded in 1967 by a group of Colombo Plan scholarship recipients from Indonesia who had made South Australia their home. The not-for-profit organisation was formed to promote better understanding,...read more
Back in 1969 a group of Indonesian Colombo Plan scholarship recipients who had made Adelaide their permanent home, got together and came up with a great idea. This idea was to create an organisation that connected Indonesians living in Adelaide and Australians who had...read more
Since the first festival in 2008, INDOfest-Adelaide just keeps getting better year after year. News of this local gem soon spread to Indonesia prompting Indonesian news channels to visit us down-under and check out what all the fuss is about. Here is MNN News’ ‘Window...read more