Photo Story: Independence Day celebrations in Indonesia

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Balinese people fly kites during a kite festival held to celebrate Indonesian Independence Day in Bali, Indonesia, 17 August 2019.

Indonesia celebrates the 74th anniversary of its independence from the Netherlands on 17 August 2019.

 

Photo: EPA-EFE/MADE NAGI

Independence day ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (2-L), Vice President Jusuf Kalla (2-R) and their wives Iriana (L) and Mufidah Kalla (R), all wear traditional costumes during a flag raising ceremony to mark the 74th Independence Day at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. EPA-EFE/MAST IRHAM

 

Independence day ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta
Indonesian dancers perform during a flag raising ceremony to mark the 74th Independence Day at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: EPA-EFE/MAST IRHAM
Independence Day celebrations in Indonesia
Balinese people fly kites during a kite festival held to celebrate Indonesian Independence Day in Bali, Indonesia.Photo EPA-EFE/MADE NAGI

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