Sunday, October 11, 2009

Miss Universe plays Angklung in Bandung

The 2009 Miss Universe from Venezuela, Stefania Vernandez on Sunday played a West Java traditional musical instrument, Angklung, in her visit to Saung Angklung Udjo at Padasuka road in Bandung, West Java.

In her visit to the Saung Angklung Udjo, the Miss Universe was among other things accompanied by the 2008 and 2009 Miss Indonesian finalists, and was also greeted with traditional dances performed by children of West Java.

In addition to the children dancing, the Miss Universe was also greeted by a puppet show played by Ki Dalang, the puppeteer.

According to the Miss Universe Stefania Fernandez, people need to love their own culture. Moreover, some of the Indonesian cultures were claimed by Malaysia.

"Do not let the own culture is taken by other countries. Therefore we need to love our own culture," said Stefania.

On Saturday (Oct.10) night, the new Miss Universe Stefania Vernandez, attended the coronation of Miss Indonesia in Jakarta.

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