The extravagant Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival (JFFF) will again light up the scene in Indonesia’s capital city when it gets underway from 9 May to 1 June 2014 held at Mal Kelapa Gading, La Piazza and the Harris Hotel & Conventions Center, Kelapa Gading.
JFFF 2014 covers two wide themes of Fashion and Food through three highlights, namely the Fashion Extravanza, the Food Festival and Gading Nite Carnival, reports bisniswisata.com.
The Fashion Extravaganza will roll from 16 May through 1 June 2014 , displaying Indonesia’s rich heritage through Fashion, presented in ready-to-wear collections by upcoming designers as well as by top designers. These will be shown on the catwalk as well as in the Fashion Village Trade Show of JFFF.
Eleven of Indonesia’s top designers will showcase their collections. They are: Ali Charisma, Barli Asmara, Deden Siswanto, Defrico Audy, Didiet Maulana, Itang Yunasz, Lenny Agustin, Musa Widyatmodjo, Sofie, Stephanus Hamy, and well known young designer who has already often appeared on the international stage: Rafi Ridwan.
There will be awards galore, and other fashion shows presented by APPMI (Association of Indonesia’s Designer Businesses), IPMI (Designers Indonesia Group), CTI (Indonesia’s Weaving Association), and educational institutions.
Whereas, the Food Festival will take place from 9 May through 1 June 2014.
To enjoy and appreciate the wide variety of different culinary presentations from throughout the Indonesian archipelago, visitors are invited to gather at Kampoeng Tempo Doeloe, located adjacent to the “Wine & Cheese Expo”. Here will also be the “Eat & Win” as well as the “Jakarta Wine & Cheese Run”.
Kampoeng Tempo Doeloe, will be transformed into a traditional market place where visitors will enjoy not only the food but also the laid back atmosphere of days gone by.
While, the Wine and Cheese Expo will also be supported by a number of countries, including Italy, Germany, France, Australia, New Zealand, Portugal, and many more. As added value the Wine & Cheese Expo will also hold an Indonesia Best Sommelier Competition, Cooking Demo, Wine Workshop, dan Wine Dinner with Special Guest Chefs. A number of master chefs will be on hand such as Adhika Maxi, Antoine Audran, Gilles Marx, and Djoko Sarwono.
And as in previous year, there will also be the “Jakarta Wine & Cheese Run”. Participants may choose between 5 km, 10 km runs for adults and 1.2 km. for children.
Chief prize will be a ticket to participate at the Marathon du Medoc in Bordeaux, France. Whereas, the Gading Nite Carnival, highlight of the Festival will take place on 15 May 2014 at 19.00 hrs West Indonesia Time.
Gading Nite Carnival 2014 is planned to present 9 sequences arranged into a story. Leading the parade will be The Outerspace, followed by Cultural Jakarta (including presentations from West Java and Central Java), Plants and Animals (Flora, Fauna, Forests), Dream World (surrealistic), and Starlight. The Carnival includes hundreds of participants in fantastic costumes, dances, floats with attractive decorations and plenty more.
The Jakarta Fashion and Food Festival is certainly an Event not to be missed. Be there!
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