Friday, June 25, 2010

Selamat Datang (Welcome) Statue


This Patung Selamat Datang or Welcome Statue built heading to the North welcoming the athletes from foreign countries that participating in Asian Games IV 1962, located in the front of Hotel Indonesia building in the area that called Bundaran HI or Hotel Indonesia roundabout. This statue stands approximately 30 meters from the ground with a couple of youngsters on top, a man and a woman waving their arms, and the woman also holding up a bouquet of flowers.
This bronze sculpture was commissioned by president Sukarno to welcome the athletes participating in the 1962 Asian Games, created by Edhi Sunarso, designed by Henk Ngantung, a former governor of Jakarta.

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