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From Food Fights to Colorful Hot Air Balloons, Here Are 5 Unique Ways Eid Al-Fitr Is Celebrated Around Indonesia

Eid al-Fitr is the festival to mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Indonesia is the largest Muslim-majority country in the world, so understandably Lebaran or Hari Raya Idul Fitri (as the holiday is known in Indonesia) is seen as THE holiday of the year.Some of these traditions combine elements from both Islam and local traditions, creating some the most unique celebrations that you can’t find elsewhere on the planet.1.

3 June 2019
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Indonesia set for 2018 Asian Games

Indonesia has set aside worries about terrorism, street crime and Jakarta's notorious traffic, saying it is ready to roll for the Asian Games in a week's time.Jakarta and Palembang in Sumatra are set to host about 11,000 athletes and 5,000 officials from 45 Asian countries for the 18 August to 2 September Games, the world's biggest multi-sport event behind the Olympics.Indonesia started with less time than most host countries after it agreed to hold the Games when Vietnam pulle

12 August 2018
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