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Indonesia Fashion Week kicks off

The 2012 Indonesia Fashion Week (IFW) opened on Thursday at the Plenary Hall of the Jakarta Convention Centre. Five hundred designers and small and medium entrepreneurs are participating in the four-day event, which expects to attract 30,000 visitors.

The head of the fashion week organizing committee, Ami Wirabudi, said the IFW was the product of a dream of local fashion designers. She expected the IFW could facilitate the local fashion industry in competing globally.