Embassy of India
Celebration of 5th International Day of Yoga at Surabaya
23 June 2019
The 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY) was celebrated with much enthusiasm at Singapore National Academy, Surabaya, Indonesia on Sunday, 23rd June 2019. Around 1000 yoga enthusiasts from in and around Surabaya, viz. Madura, Mojokerto, Pasuruan, and Ngawi were in attendance. The event was organised by the Indian Association of Surabaya, in collaboration with the Indian Embassy in Jakarta. The event started at 6.30 AM with the welcome speech by Ms. Tara Banerjee, President of Indian Association of Surabaya, who thanked the Indian Embassy for supporting the event and the Singapore National Academy for allowing to use the space for the event. Ms Niqqita Bharata Yoga Teacher from Jakarta led the gathering and performed Yoga. The Program concluded with Indian music and yoga in the form of Indian dance. Apart from Indian Nationals, a large number of locals, students from different schools and Indian diaspora participated in the event.