Darwin's rich Indonesian culture will come to life again this year at the Darwin Waterfront, which will be transformed into an Indonesian extravaganza for "Pesona Indonesia". Pesona Indonesia is an annual event, scheduled to fall close to Indonesian Independence Day on 17 August. In 2017 it will be on Saturday 5 August from 4pm to 8:30pm.
Borobudur Temple in Indonesia - a UNESCO World Heritage site
Darwin is Australia's gateway to Indonesia, and with a similar laid-back lifestyle and climate, it's no wonder that Darwin and Indonesia have a natural connection. Pesona Indonesia will bring Indonesia's rich culture to Darwin's doorstep.
A dancer with traditional costume
Pesona" means enchanting and the festival will enchant with Indonesian culture, food and entertainment.
This free event is suitable for whole family and is alcohol-free. Visit Pesona Indonesia at Darwin Waterfront. Bring a blanket and sit in the lush parklands while enjoying traditional Indonesian food and a free concert on the lawns with live music and street dancers. Pesona Indonesia is one of Darwin's most vibrant cultural events and is on for one day only.