NewsArchipelago International Celebrates the 1336th Anniversary of Palembang City

Archipelago International Celebrates the 1336th Anniversary of Palembang City

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The city of Palembang celebrates its 1336th birthday. To honor this annual celebration, various events will be held across the city by the local government. Some of the most anticipated events each year are as follows:

Sriwijaya Festival

This cultural festival marks its 28th year and will showcase cultural attractions from various regions in South Sumatra. For a full week from June 17th to 22nd, the Sriwijaya Festival will be held in the courtyard of the Kuto Besak Fortress, located right on the banks of the Musi River.

Palembang Expo

Attended by local and national government institutions and various companies with branches in Palembang, the Palembang Expo will be held from June 22nd to 24th to introduce the community and tourists to those who have contributed to the rapid development in Palembang, particularly those within the economic field.

Palembang Nian Art Festival

This inspiring art festival will be one of the closing events for Palembang’s 1336th birthday celebration. Located at the Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum, the festival will showcase all sorts of installations and exhibits related to Palembang’s art and culture, spectacularly displayed on a magnificent stage.

For those who want to experience Palembang’s 1336th birthday celebration, three Archipelago International hotels are located in Palembang just 30 minutes away from the location of each event: favehotel PalembangHARPER Palembang, and ASTON Palembang Hotel & Conference Center. To honor the celebration, each hotel will also provide discounts of up to 20% on direct room bookings via the website until the 30th of June.

To book and for more info, visit:

Sri Utami
Sri Utami
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