Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival or JFFF (read: je ef tri) has been going on for more than 2 weeks since it opened last August 7th. The festival which is held for the 16th time will be conducted for a full month until September 8th, 2019, and centered at Kelapa Gading Mall. JFFF is an annual event that presents a variety of Indonesian cultural richness, especially in the fashion and culinary field, packaged in a series of interesting events.
This year, the festival is divided into two main series of events which are the Fashion Festival and the Food Festival. The Food Festival takes two main headlines, namely Kampoeng Tempoe Doeloe and Wonderful Culinary Expo. The Kampoeng Tempoe Doeloe event takes place at La Piazza Summarecon Mall Kelapa Gading, from August 7th to September 8th 2019.
Here you will be spoiled with legendary culinary menus from Jakarta, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Solo, Bogor, Sukabumi, Cirebon and Bandung. Through the theme of Kampoeng Tempoe Doeloe this year, “Legendary Culinary Kampoeng Tempo Doeloe”, you are invited to taste the legendary culinary from those popular area without having to go far there.
Meanwhile, the Wonderful Culinary Expo has been carried out from August 7th to September 1st, 2019. The Wonderful Culinary Expo is a form of cultural exchange, especially Indonesian cuisine with friendly countries that is packaged through exhibitions, wine dinners and various other supporting events as well. The event is conducted at Multi Purpose Hall – La Piazza.
Then, for the Fashion Festival, the comitee has some series of events which is quite long. Starting from Fashion Show at Harris, MKG Fashion Show Forum, Fashion Village, Gading Model Search, Gading Model Search Kids, Next Young Promisin Designers, The Designers, Face Icon 2019, to the Fashion Icon Awards.
The Fashion Festival series also present the Indonesian fashion exhibition, called Fashion Village, which is held along the ground floor corridor of Kelapa Gading Mall. Here, you can find a variety of famous Indonesian designer fashion collections, Nusantara fabric choices, ready to wear fashion collections, as well as fashion accessories products from UKM (small and medium enterprise), Dekranasda (national crafts council), fashion schools and local brands.
Apart from the Fashion and Food Festival, JFFF will also feature several other supporting events, such as traditional dances, music live performances, running competitions, to one night sale. The Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival 2019 is also part of Indonesia’s 100 Calendar of Events 2019 released by Indonesia Tourism Ministry.