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24 juin 2023 à 19 h 51 min #2283Finlay MichaelsParticipant
Indonesia is no stranger to boba, the chewy tapioca pearls that have become an essential ingredient in many popular drinks, especially bubble tea. On April 30, Indonesians celebrated National Boba Day, a day dedicated to honoring this beloved ingredient and its many uses.
Across the country, boba fans were treated to a range of events and activities to mark the occasion. In Jakarta, the capital city, a giant boba drink was created, featuring over 10,000 pearls. The drink was served to visitors at a special event on National Boba Day.
In Bali, the island known for its picturesque beaches and luxurious resorts, boba fans were treated to a beachfront celebration. The event featured live music, boba-themed games, and of course, plenty of boba drinks.
In Yogyakarta, a city known for its cultural heritage and casio traditional arts, a boba-making competition was held. Contestants were challenged to create unique boba flavors and combinations, using a variety of ingredients. The winner was awarded a prize of IDR 10 million (about USD 700).
National Boba Day was also celebrated in other cities, including Surabaya, Bandung, and Medan. In each location, boba fans came together to share their love for this beloved ingredient, and to enjoy a range of boba drinks and snacks.
The origins of boba can be traced back to Taiwan, where it was first used as a topping for tea. Over time, boba has become a popular ingredient in many drinks, including smoothies, milkshakes, and even coffee. In Indonesia, boba has gained a loyal following, with many specialty boba shops opening up across the country.
National Boba Day was first celebrated in Indonesia in 2019, and has since become an annual tradition. The day is a testament to the growing popularity of boba in Indonesia, and its status as a beloved ingredient among Indonesians of all ages.
For many Indonesians, boba is more than just a fun ingredient in a drink – it is a symbol of shared experiences, and a connection to others. As one boba fan put it, “When I drink boba, I feel like I’m part of a community. I see others enjoying it too, and it makes me feel like we’re all connected, in some small way.”
As National Boba Day comes to a close, Indonesians can look back on a day filled with fun, laughter, and of course, plenty of boba. For those who missed out on the festivities, there is always next year – and plenty of boba to enjoy in the meantime.
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