Embrance Our Culture
Embrace Our Culture I Indonesia Cultural Centre, Dili, Timor-Leste I May 10 2016
Embrace our Culture, Tais /Tenun exhibition, is an event organised by the Indonesia Embassy to promote the common heritage in Timor-Leste and East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, the tais/tenun. This exhibition showcased various distinctive traditional textiles to represent the richness of this practise in different places across Timor-Leste and East Nusa Tenggara. The collection was gathered from Timor Aid collection and private collection within the Indonesian communities in Timor-Leste.
This exhibition was part of a one day event to commemorate the Timor-Leste Independence restoration on May 20th, with the following components:
1. The textile exhibition
2. Culture talk
3. Cultural night
Timor Aid was honoured to be considered as the local partner to curate the exhibition and participate in the cultural talk in promoting the cultural tradition, especially the textiles which has been always the primary focus of Timor Aid work.