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Tue 04 Apr 2006

An international travelling exhibition on Jamu, 11 Apr - 29 Apr 2006

Category : education

An international travelling exhibition on Jamu Medicinal plants for health and conservation in Indonesia and other Asian medicinal plants. 11th - 29th April 2006 at NUS Museum, University Cultural Centre, NUS

As part of the centennial celebration projects, National University of SIngapore is hosting an international traveling exhibition on Indonesian Jamu and other medicinal plant studies showcasing alternative medicines at Museum, NUS Center for the Arts, from April 11 to 29 of 2006.

Admission is free. Guided tours for group visits from schools can be requested by contacting the NUS Museum office.

The exhibition is organized by the World Think Tank Institution based in Belgium and is a collaborative venture between Leiden University (UL) in The Netherlands, Universitas Padjadjaran (UNPAD) in Bandung, Indonesia, the Martha Tilaar Foundation (MTF) in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICH) in Chania, Crete, Greece, and the National University of Singapore (NUS) in Singapore including the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Reseach (Department of Biological Sciences), the Department of Pharmacy, both of the Faculty of Science, and the Museum, NUS Centre for the Arts.

The exhibition will be educational, medicinal, cultural and historical in content and display. Featuring the history, principles, preparation techniques, utensils and herbal plants used as Jamu in Indonesia over the centuries, the exhibtion will also introduce the recent research studies on other medicinal plants in Asia, mainly traditional Chinese medicinal plants, conducted at NUS.

The Jamu exhibition will be formally opened on Monday 10th April 2006 at 7 pm. The Guest-Of-Honour is H E Mr. Andradjati, Charges d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore. The half hour opening ceremony program will include welcome message, short speeches, guided tour to see the exhibition amiidst the provision of Indonesian foods, music and dances.

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