Celebrating the Independence Day
Indonesia celebrated its 79th Independence Day on Sunday, August 17,
red white Indonesian flag raised and waved all over places for several days.
There were parades, competitions, parties every where, students came
to school to raise the flag and sing the national anthem “Indonesia Raya”.
Cibening village was also celebrating the Independence Day, people decorated
the village and the students also decorated the school.
All decorations had red white colors like Indonesian flag’s colors.
Goldteak’s workers also decorated the entrance to the plantation.
Everyone feels happy and blessed because now they can send their children
to school and most of the parents have jobs, but the most important thing is
the village has an electricity.
“If we are to teach real peace in this world and if we are to carry on a real war
against war, we shall have to begin with the children” (Mahatma Gandhi)