Cooperation with the Republic of Indonesia in the Sphere of Culture
Cooperation of the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Indonesia in the field of culture is being developed.
October 6, 2015 Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus and the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia on Cooperation in the Field of Culture was signed. At the signing ceremony the Ambassador discussed with the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia Anies Baswedan the cooperation possibilities in the field of culture between Belarus and Indonesia, including the exchange of Days of Culture.
September 1–8, 2013 distinguished company of the Brest Puppet Theatre led by the director Mikhail Shavel participated in the 1st Wayang World Puppet Carnival in Jakarta with the performance “Holstomer”. According to the decision of an international jury Belarusian company was awarded the “Best original performance” prize and the actor of the Brest Puppet Theater Vladimir Tevosyan was nominated for the “Best actor” award.
September 4–7, 2013 within the framework of «Mining 2013 Indonesia» JSC Belshina invited to Jakarta Belarus traditional song ensemble “Ternitza”. The ensemble performed for the Indonesian public at the JSC Belshina exposition site and at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Jakarta.
September 28, 2013 an aerial acrobatics duet from Belarus “Duo Gorodji” presented an acrobatic straps performance at the “Jakarta International Performing Arts 2013” festival.
November 16 and 17, 2015 the Embassy in collaboration with the Honorary Consul of Belarus in Surabaya Mr. Darmawan Utomo arranged the concerts of Belarus traditional song ensemble “Ternitza” in Surabaya and Jakarta.
October 10-14, 2016 Director of the Art Gallery “University of Culture”, Lecturer of Department of Intercultural Communication of the Belarusian State University of Culture and Art Pavel Sapotska took part in the International Youth Forum held during the World Cultural Forum in Indonesian province Bali.
September 13-16, 2017 within the framework of «Mining Indonesia 2017» exhibition JSC BelAZ invited to Jakarta the Belarus traditional song ensemble “Ternitza”. The ensemble performed for the Indonesian public at the JSC BelAZ exposition site.
November 13, 2019 was signed and came into force an agreement on bilateral cooperation between the educational establishment “Belarusian State Academy of Music” and the Jakarta Institute of Art.
December 5, 2019 the delegation of the National Library of Indonesia visited Belarus. During the visit, the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of library area between the National Library of the Republic of Belarus and the National Library of the Republic of Indonesia was signed.
On November 3, 2020 during the online-ceremony the Rectors of the Belarusian State University and Airlangga University, Mr. Andrei Karol and Mr. Mohammad Nasih signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the universities.
Educational and cultural cooperation is actively developing. On June 23-25, 2021 the 1st International Online Exhibition “Education in Belarus 2021” for Indonesian youth took place.
From November 2021 to January 2022 four Belarusian-Indonesian interuniversity agreements were signed.
In November 2021 – between the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Surabaya and the Grodno State Medical University, as well as between the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics and the Presidential University.
In January 2022, the Agreement on Cooperation between the Minsk State Linguistic University and the University of National Development “Veteran” Yogyakarta was signed, as well as the Memorandum of Understanding between the Belarusian State Agricultural Academy and Tidar University.
In 2021, Belarus for the first time participated in the Indonesian National Cultural Week. The National Historical Museum of Belarus has presented a video about Belarusian national costumes for the Week online events.
Indonesian films participated in the 27th Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”.