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Lomba Rakyat Indonesian Festival

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If you've never participated in a bakiak race, do it Sunday
Have you visited Indonesia? Bring back holiday memories by going to the Powerhouse this Sunday.

To celebrate Indonesian Independence Day Pesta Rakyat proudly presents Lomba Rakyat .

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Join in the sack races and other games. Image from

Meaning "Competition of the People" the day is filled with traditional competitions such as:
sack race
tug -of - war
kerupuk [rice cake] eating contest
bakiak race - this multi feet bamboo sandal race looks tricky but hilarious.

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This looks like so much fun. image form

Also cooking demos by Sendok Garpu.

Lomba Rakyat This Sunday.

Join in this fun and free celebration of Indonesia!

August 25 at the Brisbane Powerhouse (outside, not inside).

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Why? Celebrate
When: Sunday 25th August 2013
Phone: (07) 3358 8600
Where: Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm
Cost: Free
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