Indonesian Art and Culture Scholarship 2011

Ministry of Foreign Affairs will officially open the Art and Culture Scholarship program Indonesia (BSBI), which will last for 3 (three) months as from 25 April to 29 July 2011. The opening will be conducted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Marty Natalegawa on Monday, April 25, 2011 at Gedung Pancasila Ministry of Foreign Affairs at 15.00 pm.

BSBI was conducted in order to optimize the people to people contact through approach to art and culture since culture is a tool of diplomacy which tend to be free from political and economic interests, but has a significant impact on efforts to promote mutual understanding and development of people to people contact, which in turn have a positive impact in filling and developing cooperation in various other fields.

The selection committee BSBI regular program in 2011 has made selection of 236 candidates from 31 countries and has selected 50 scholarship recipients from 30 countries namely: South Africa, the United States, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Britain, Italy , Japan, Germany, Kep. Solomons, Kiribati, South Korea, Nauru, France, Russia, Samoa, Spain, Suriname, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. This year, Indonesia to provide scholarships for participants from new countries namely Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Turkey.

Participants will receive a debriefing form of general information about art and culture that will be studied, language training, foreign policy of Indonesia, and general information about Indonesia through exposure and visits to historic museum (TMII, Fatahilah Museum, etc..) As well as familiarity activity (outbound .) This briefing will be held for a week (25 April-1 May 2011). After that all participants will be divided into 4 (four) groups and then sent to several galleries, namely Saung Angklung Studio Udjo (Bandung), Sanggar Soeryo Soemirat (Solo), Sanggar Tydif (Surabaya), and Studio Semarendana (Bali). During the workshop the participants will gain the education of local culture for approximately 3 months.

The event will be covered with top event Indonesian Channel is scheduled to be held on July 29, 2011 in Bandung. The event was held in cooperation with the Municipal Government as well as community and arts students in Bandung and its surroundings. 

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