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Rijsttafest: Festival Membangun Sejarah Masa Depan

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Rijsttafel. Pada masa kolonial Hindia Belanda, para penguasa dan orang kaya Belanda menciptakan perjamuan makan untuk menikmati beraneka ragam makanan Nusantara sekaligus memperkenalkan kekayaan budaya. Nah, Rijsttafest berasal dari kata ini. Festival yang menggabungkan sejarah, seni budaya yang dikolaborasi dengan berbagai kuliner.

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Koepelkerk : Blenduk Church of Semarang

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The Immanuel Protestant Church of Western Indonesia or well known as the GPIB Immanuel church is one of the importat landmark at the old town of Semarang. The church was built in 1752, is one of the oldest church in Java. This church has a the original name of Nederlandsch Indische Kerk or called Koepelkerk. It is topped by a large, copper-skinned dome, from which it gets its common name Blenduk, from Javanese word that means dome. Although it has been aged two and a half centuries, the church today is still actively used for regular Sunday services.
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