70th Independence Day celebration

Watertown, 08/29/2015 - On August 29th, 2015, ICONE coordinated and celebrated the 70th Indonesian Independence Day at Filippo Park, Watertown, MA. Indonesians from all over New England came to celebrate this much anticipated event with friends and family. As a tradition, attendees participated in various fun games that are long-time associated with Indonesian Independence Day celebration and treated their taste buds with the scrumptious options of Indonesian food and beverages. Traditional games such as lompat karung, lomba makan kerupuk, bottle and needle challenge, etc. were just some of the hit games of the day. Abundant Indonesian food and beverages such as beef rendang, gado-gado, martabak, spicy boiled eggs, sautéed prawns and many more were also available and became part of the main attractions for those who came. In addition to the main event, as part of the fundraising efforts, ICONE also opened a charity sales booth for people to buy all sorts of ethnic accessories and fashions from Indonesia.
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Indonesian Community of New England, Inc.