Indulge in a day of diverse, distinctive and delicious flavours of Indonesia. Sample delectable dishes, exotic drinks and tantalising desserts from Indonesian archipelago or simply taste and explore Indonesia’s best delicious snack foods, cooking ingredients and food produce from selected local industry suppliers & retailers.
Indulge in a day of diverse, distinctive and delicious flavours of Indonesia. Sample delectable dishes, exotic drinks and tantalising desserts from Indonesian archipelago or simply taste and explore Indonesia’s best delicious snack foods, cooking ingredients and food produce from selected local industry suppliers & retailers.

SPICE WARS

1945 Spice Wars Indonesian Food Challenge will witness some of Australia’s most passionate food bloggers face off with best chefs in one of the most exciting culinary event yet! The event also features food competitions where visitors can challenge themselves in eating the spiciest and largest quantity of food ever and win the title of the 1945 Spice War Champion.
1945 Spice Wars Indonesian Food Challenge will witness some of Australia’s most passionate food bloggers face off with best chefs in one of the most exciting culinary event yet! The event also features food competitions where visitors can challenge themselves in eating the spiciest and largest quantity of food ever and win the title of the 1945 Spice War Champion.

food stalls

The Street Food United Arena features array of gourmet street food stalls and food carts offering authentic foods from various regions around the world.
The Street Food United Arena features array of gourmet street food stalls and food carts offering authentic foods from various regions around the world.

Food Trucks

Indulge in a day of diverse, distinctive and delicious flavours of Indonesia. Sample delectable dishes from various region of Indonesia.
Indulge in a day of diverse, distinctive and delicious flavours of Indonesia. Sample delectable dishes from various region of Indonesia.

Street Bar

Pop by the Street Bar for ciders, beers, wines and seasonal cocktails while enjoying the eclectic collection of tunes to chill out to. A portion of proceeds from the Bar will be donated to OzHarvest Charity. 1 drink purchase = 1 meal for those in needs.
Pop by the Street Bar for ciders, beers, wines and seasonal cocktails while enjoying the eclectic collection of tunes to chill out to. A portion of proceeds from the Bar will be donated to OzHarvest Charity. 1 drink purchase = 1 meal for those in needs.

Food Trade and promotion expo

The arena provides food trade information showcase and product promotions for those who are and will be venturing into the food & hospitality industries. Up, close and personal with some of Australia’s best chefs, and gain rare insights into the latest in the world of Indonesian gastronomy.
The arena provides food trade information showcase and product promotions for those who are and will be venturing into the food & hospitality industries. Up, close and personal with some of Australia’s best chefs, and gain rare insights into the latest in the world of Indonesian gastronomy.

Milk n' Sugar

The Centre Stage area will showcase best of each region’s unique cultural and modern performances.
The Centre Stage area will showcase best of each region’s unique cultural and modern performances.

Centre Stage

The 1945Centre Stage area will play eclectic tunes of live music performances throughout the event featuring DJs, acoustics, live band and live stage singing and dance performances.
The 1945Centre Stage area will play eclectic tunes of live music performances throughout the event featuring DJs, acoustics, live band and live stage singing and dance performances.

FAN X

This Meet and Greet event features feature Indonesia’s TV celebrities, media personalities, social media influencers and creators from Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Snap Chat. Loyal fans will have a chance to meet and greet in up close & personal manner.
This Meet and Greet event features feature Indonesia’s TV celebrities, media personalities, social media influencers and creators from Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Snap Chat. Loyal fans will have a chance to meet and greet in up close & personal manner.

INdo Pop & Rock Live

Indo Pop & Rock Live
All happening on the Centre Stage! Singing performances from Indonesia’s infamous artists and bands as well as jam-packed live performances from Sydney’s hottest dancers and talents that will keep visitors entertained all day!
Indo Pop & Rock Live All happening on the Centre Stage! Singing performances from Indonesia’s infamous artists and bands as well as jam-packed live performances from Sydney’s hottest dancers and talents that will keep visitors entertained all day!

Street Battle

The Street Battle hosts raw energetic and exhilarating elements of street performances by some Australia’s best break-dancers, beatboxers, rappers and hip hop talents.
The Street Battle hosts raw energetic and exhilarating elements of street performances by some Australia’s best break-dancers, beatboxers, rappers and hip hop talents.

Miss Indonesia Awards

A celebration of Beauty, Elegance & Culture. Experience the rich cultural diversity of the many contestants from Indonesian ethnic and cross-cultural mix to be crowned Miss Indonesia.
A celebration of Beauty, Elegance & Culture. Experience the rich cultural diversity of the many contestants from Indonesian ethnic and cross-cultural mix to be crowned Miss Indonesia.

Cosplay Costume Contest

A tribute to all things anime, movies and the Modern style fashion. Expect the trendsetters to come in their most creative costume outfits.
A tribute to all things anime, movies and the Modern style fashion. Expect the trendsetters to come in their most creative costume outfits.

Giant Art Expo featuring World’s Largest Indomie Goreng Sculpture

Come and witness exhibition of giant inflatable sculpture of country’s most unique icon – the Indomie Goreng
Come and witness exhibition of giant inflatable sculpture of country’s most unique icon – the Indomie Goreng

Fireworks live

Barong Dance

The famous Barong dance tells the story of the eternal battle between good and evil, depicting Barong, a lion-like mythical creature in Balinese mythology against Rangda, the demon queen of leak who leads an army of evil witches. This sacred dance is usually performed at Ubud Palace (Puri Saren Agung) in Bali.
The famous Barong dance tells the story of the eternal battle between good and evil, depicting Barong, a lion-like mythical creature in Balinese mythology against Rangda, the demon queen of leak who leads an army of evil witches. This sacred dance is usually performed at Ubud Palace (Puri Saren Agung) in Bali.

Bedhaya Dance

Often associated with the royal palaces of Yogyakarta and Surakarta, the sacred Bedhaya dance is characterized by the slow, graceful movements of nine female performers accompanied by a gamelan. Legend has it that Kanjeng Ratu Kidul (The Queen of the South Sea) once performed the Bedhaya dance for the ruler of Mataram, Sultan Agung. Like many sacred dances there are plenty of superstitions surrounding the Bedhaya. For example, the dancers are allowed to rehearse only every 35 days, and have to undergo purification rituals and dress in bridal attire. Ratu Kidul's subordinates are said to attend every performance.
Often associated with the royal palaces of Yogyakarta and Surakarta, the sacred Bedhaya dance is characterized by the slow, graceful movements of nine female performers accompanied by a gamelan. Legend has it that Kanjeng Ratu Kidul (The Queen of the South Sea) once performed the Bedhaya dance for the ruler of Mataram, Sultan Agung. Like many sacred dances there are plenty of superstitions surrounding the Bedhaya. For example, the dancers are allowed to rehearse only every 35 days, and have to undergo purification rituals and dress in bridal attire. Ratu Kidul’s subordinates are said to attend every performance.

Cakalele Dance

Cakalele dance is a traditional dance, actually a war dance that come from North Maluku. This dance is performed by male dancers, but there are also some female dancers as supporting dancers.
Cakalele dance is a traditional dance, actually a war dance that come from North Maluku. This dance is performed by male dancers, but there are also some female dancers as supporting dancers.

Merak Dance

Merak (peacock) is one of the prominent dances originated from the land of Pasundan (West Java), displaying graceful movements of male peacocks to attract females. Merak dance, which was created by Raden Tjetjep Somantri during the 1950s, is performed by female dancers in intricate peacock costumes. The dance often becomes a welcoming performance during Sundanese wedding ceremonies.
Merak (peacock) is one of the prominent dances originated from the land of Pasundan (West Java), displaying graceful movements of male peacocks to attract females. Merak dance, which was created by Raden Tjetjep Somantri during the 1950s, is performed by female dancers in intricate peacock costumes. The dance often becomes a welcoming performance during Sundanese wedding ceremonies.

Kecak Dance

Kecak is part of Balih-balihan dances, one of Tari Bali group. It is performed at night by a hundred or more men who sit around a fire with a leading priest in the middle. The dancers wear sacred Balinese traditional sarongs in black and white, called poleng. They perform without any accompanying music, crying “cak... cak... cak...” in distinct rhythm with their hands raised. The performance depicts one scene in the Ramayana story, where an army of monkeys aids Prince Rama in the battle against the evil Rahwana. Besides the sitting performers, there are also dancers who play Rama, Shinta (Rama’s wife), Rahwana, Monkey King Hanuman, and Sugriwa. One of the most beautiful places to see the Kecak dance is at the Uluwatu Temple.
Kecak is part of Balih-balihan dances, one of Tari Bali group. It is performed at night by a hundred or more men who sit around a fire with a leading priest in the middle. The dancers wear sacred Balinese traditional sarongs in black and white, called poleng. They perform without any accompanying music, crying “cak… cak… cak…” in distinct rhythm with their hands raised. The performance depicts one scene in the Ramayana story, where an army of monkeys aids Prince Rama in the battle against the evil Rahwana. Besides the sitting performers, there are also dancers who play Rama, Shinta (Rama’s wife), Rahwana, Monkey King Hanuman, and Sugriwa. One of the most beautiful places to see the Kecak dance is at the Uluwatu Temple.

Suanggi Dance

This dance is a war dance symbolizing the heroic and the valor of the Papuan People.  Suanggi is usually happens when the head of the tribe of papua will order his soldiers to fight. The dance has a purpose to tell the soldiers to keep their spirit and keep blazing their passion.
This dance is a war dance symbolizing the heroic and the valor of the Papuan People. Suanggi is usually happens when the head of the tribe of papua will order his soldiers to fight. The dance has a purpose to tell the soldiers to keep their spirit and keep blazing their passion.

Pendet Dance

Pendet is one of the famous Tari Bali (Balinese Dances) and it belongs to the Wali category, along with Rejang, Baris, Sanghyang Dedari, and Barong which are sacred dances and created to be performed in the center part of a temple (called jeroan pura). Pendet is usually performed by several female adult dancers with offerings (sesajen) in their hands. It is typically a welcome ceremony.
Pendet is one of the famous Tari Bali (Balinese Dances) and it belongs to the Wali category, along with Rejang, Baris, Sanghyang Dedari, and Barong which are sacred dances and created to be performed in the center part of a temple (called jeroan pura). Pendet is usually performed by several female adult dancers with offerings (sesajen) in their hands. It is typically a welcome ceremony.

Piring Dance

Tari Piring is a dance that comes from Minangkabau tribe which is so famous throughout the world. The uniqueness that distinguishes this dance with other types of dance in the archipelago has managed to invite many tourists. 

Various movements in this dance are the combination of a beautiful dance, acrobatic movements, and magical movements. The dance movements performed  by 3-5 personnels. The movements were actually tell about the activities in the cultivation of rice crops that became the livelihood of Minang people in the old days.
Tari Piring is a dance that comes from Minangkabau tribe which is so famous throughout the world. The uniqueness that distinguishes this dance with other types of dance in the archipelago has managed to invite many tourists. Various movements in this dance are the combination of a beautiful dance, acrobatic movements, and magical movements. The dance movements performed by 3-5 personnels. The movements were actually tell about the activities in the cultivation of rice crops that became the livelihood of Minang people in the old days.

Reog Dance

Reog part of Ponorogo's identity. It used to be staged at the night of the full moon, Reog is a dance that's heavily loaded with mystical overtones and superstition. It is all about the story of a battle between the King of Ponorogo against the lion-like mythical creature called Singa Barong.
Reog part of Ponorogo’s identity. It used to be staged at the night of the full moon, Reog is a dance that’s heavily loaded with mystical overtones and superstition. It is all about the story of a battle between the King of Ponorogo against the lion-like mythical creature called Singa Barong.

Saman Dance

Saman originated from Gayo ethnic group in Aceh and characterized by harmonious, fast-paced rhythmic movements shown by the dancers. This dance is performed without any accompanying music. Instead, the dancers sing songs while performing. In November 2011, “the dance of a thousand hands” was recognized as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by Unesco and the Asean Tourism Association (ASEANTA) named it as the best Asean cultural preservation effort at the 25th ASEANTA Awards for Excellence 2012.
Saman originated from Gayo ethnic group in Aceh and characterized by harmonious, fast-paced rhythmic movements shown by the dancers. This dance is performed without any accompanying music. Instead, the dancers sing songs while performing. In November 2011, “the dance of a thousand hands” was recognized as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by Unesco and the Asean Tourism Association (ASEANTA) named it as the best Asean cultural preservation effort at the 25th ASEANTA Awards for Excellence 2012.