Celebration of Europe: Europe Day Reception
Building on a successful cooperation on last year’s Europe Day, the EU-Indonesia Business Network (EIBN) supported the EU Delegation in Jakarta to organize the Europe Day Reception 2016 at the Dharmawangsa Hotel on Monday, 9 May 2016.
The reception was attended by over 1000 people from including prominent guests such as government representatives, diplomatic corps in Jakarta, business leaders, academia, and the media.
The celebration started with the Indonesian national anthem “Indonesia Raya” and the European Union anthem “Ode to Joy”. H.E. Mr. Vincent GUÉREND, the Head of Delegation/ Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Indonesia and to Brunei Darussalam, welcomed the attendees with a brief speech followed by Indonesian Minister of Trade, Mr. Thomas Trikasih Lembong.
The ceremony was officially opened with the traditional cake-cutting by Mr. Vincent GUÉREND together with Mr. Thomas Trikasih Lembong, and Indonesian Minister of Industry, Mr. Saleh Husin as well as all EU countries’ Ambassadors in Jakarta.
EIBN, in cooperation with its partners EKONID, IFCCI, INA, BritCham, and Eurocham would like to thank all the sponsors, PT. BMW Indonesia, Robert Bosch, IKEA Indonesia, AXA Asuransi Indonesia, Maulana & Partners Law Firm, PT. Michelin Indonesia, PT. Modern Industrial Estat, Andritz Hydro, and ATR by giving a great contribution to make Europe Day Reception as a memorable celebration of Europe and EU-Indonesia relations.