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Jakarta Highland Gathering 2015

On the 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th of May there will be a unique extraordinary series of events just outside Jakarta: The Highland Gathering.
Yes, this really is an event – or rather a series of events – based on the traditional Scottish Highland Gathering Games, but it’s much more than this as well. First of all there’s a golf competition on Thursday 21st at Imperial Golf Klub in Karawaci, complete with teams wearing kilts, and pipers serenading dinner! Great fun.
Then there’s a highly entertaining Gala Dinner and Concert on 22nd May at Le Meridien Hotel that features everything from pipers and drummer to choirs, from tango champions to jazz singers. It is a night to remember.
The main day 23rd May starts at 10am and is a huge country fair with a dedicated Kid’s Area, and all day Food Court with live music, all day sports in the main arena (football, rugby, tug o’war, the exciting Victoria axemen, and the “heavies” tossing the caber!).
There’s also a team challenge area with a climbing tower, canoeing and futsal, and all day dancing on the main stage. It’s a spectacle from beginning to end.
And the end is even better! As dusk falls we have a ceremonial boat burning, and a huge firework display, followed by an evening concert of jazz and blues
Sounds fun? It is! And it’s for all the family. Just turn up and pay at the gate (Family Ticket is Rp150,000 for four). Come for lunch time and stay for the fireworks!
For more information, visit http://bit.ly/JKTHG
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