5000 Take Part in IVU World Veg Congress in Jakarta

International Vegetarian Union | IVU Online News | 11/05/10

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Congratulations to the Indonesia Vegetarian Society for hosting a hugely successful IVU World Vegetarian Congress in Jakarta, 1-6 Oct. About 5000 people attended from all over Indonesia and about 20 other countries, including Afghanistan and Iran.

Highlights included science contests for secondary school and university students, art and dancing sessions for younger children, a wonderful variety of Indonesia dishes including an amazing assortment of tempeh creations, appearances by representatives of Indonesia's ministries of tourism, environment and health, great national media coverage, an insightful and inspiring collection of presentations, opportunities to learn from and socialize with activists from around the world, and, last but not least, fabulous Indonesian hospitality.

Read more and view photos at:

More photos plus videos from the Congress are (or will soon be) at

Watch Indonesian MetroTV coverage of the Congress (with narration in Indonesian - some parts in English) at

(scroll down for links):

part one:

part two:


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hope next time they do vegan
metta for all

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