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Exploring Indonesian Traditions in the Heart of the Midwest

Join us in exploring and embracing Indonesian cultures with the Minnesota Indonesian Society.

Our Story

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From Humble Beginnings

In 1996, a group of passionate individuals came together with a shared vision of creating a space where people could come together to celebrate and learn about different cultures. With determination and hard work, Minnesota Indonesian Society was born.

Our Community

Our community is the foundation of all our endeavors. We take great pride in cultivating a vibrant and inclusive community of artists, performers, educators, and supporters who are united by our shared dedication to fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation of Indonesian culture. In addition to hosting a variety of social events that celebrate our traditions and major holidays, we also come together as a group to give back to the community we call home. Join us in our exciting journey of cultural exploration and community engagement!

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Our Accomplishments

Throughout the years, the Minnesota Indonesian Society has proudly organized numerous vibrant cultural events showcasing the rich diversity of Indonesia. From traditional dances representing various regions to performances by our anklung ensemble, we have brought the beauty of Indonesian culture to the heart of Minnesota. In addition to our cultural events, we have curated exhibitions, culinary experiences, and educational programs that have fostered a deeper understanding of Indonesia's heritage.


We are thrilled to have collaborated with numerous local organizations in our shared mission to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. Together, we have worked tirelessly to celebrate the unique cultures that make our community so vibrant.


If you are interested in bringing a taste of Indonesia to Minnesota, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are excited to share the wonders of Indonesia with you and your community. Let's celebrate diversity together!

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  • What cultural events does the Minnesota Indonesian Society host?
    We host a variety of cultural events throughout the year such as traditional music and dance performances, cultural festivals, craft, and food fairs.
  • What is the mission of the Minnesota Indonesian Society?
    Our mission is to foster a vibrant and connected community in Minnesota by serving as a hub for cultural exchange, social cohesion, and support. Through our dedicated efforts, we strive to unite and empower Indonesian individuals and families, providing essential resources, networking opportunities, and a welcoming environment. We focus on addressing the social needs of our members, facilitating meaningful connections, and preserving the rich heritage of Indonesia within the Minnesota community.
  • What are the educational programs offered at Minnesota Indonesia Society?
    The Minnesota Indonesian Society offers a variety of educational programs such as language classes, history and culture courses, and arts and crafts workshops.
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