Sample Indonesia and Italy

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This weekend both Indonesia and Italy will be promoting their countries in the south east of England.

In alphabetical order, the Indonesian event is being held at Potters Fields Park. This, the UK’s largest festival of Indonesian culture

In the City.For the third year in a row, Indonesia is coming to London! Indonesian Weekend is the UK’s largest festival of Indonesian culture and has become a regular feature of ondon’s September life.

Indonesia has flown over Indonesian musicians, dancers, chefs and martial artists for a two-day family-friendly extravaganza which, if previous years are anything to go by, will be attended by thousands. Its free and one of the main purposes is to persuade us to holiday in Indonesia.

The island of Bali is, of course, one of the principal attractions for overseas visitors and the event is recreating a Balinese beach with 50 tonnes of white sand centreed around a beach bar.  A bamboo effect stage at the heart of the event will have performances from renowned Indonesian dancers, musicians and martial artists.

In addition, there will be cooking demonstrations and tasting sessions focused on Indonesia’s local dishes, while hand-picked food stalls will serve a selection of authentic Indonesian food and drink.

Unlike the Indonesians, the Italian event starts today and ends tomorrow.

Italy, on the other hand, will be at Ascot racecourse in Berkshire and has entitled its event, “The Italian Tourist Board Festival of Food and Wine Racing Weekend.”

Combining with a race card on both days, visitors will be able to sample and purchase food and wines from over 40 stalls  as well as wandering into the Gastronomes Theatre where there will be talks and demonstrations from celebrity chefs and culinary experts including Aldo Zilli, Raymond Blanc and James Tanner.

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