Independence Day – Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia

Indonesia celebrate there Independence Day on 17th August. The Indonesian Independence Day is a very big event for the people of Indonesia. In Bahasa it is called as “Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia”. They start this patriotic day weeks ahead before the 17th of August. All office buildings around town are decorated with large banners and lighted. Fences around the presidential palace and many government offices are draped in red and white bunting.

Hari Kemerdekaan IndonesiaSetiap tahun pada tanggal 17 Agustus, Merupakan Hari Libur Nasional, rakyat Indonesia merayakan Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan ini dengan meriah. Mulai dari lomba panjat pinang, lomba makan kerupuk, sampai upacara militer di Istana Merdeka, seluruh bagian dari masyarakat ikut berpartisipasi dengan cara masing-masing.