I Want My Fireworks! (Lots of Not-Me Pictures)

Every year, my uni has this festival at the beginning of the semester (around second week of August. This year, it started from August 12). They call it, duh, UPH Festival of course. It's some sort of a welcoming party for the new batch.

It has all kind of stands with alluring street food and beverages with cheaper price than our food court (yes, we are that cool, we have our own food court). It also has plentiful, more-than-we-need but informative seminars (I fell asleep numerous times when I was participating on my UPH Festival) and also concert nights (this year, we had some pretty prestige artists, Mike and Pasto and others, I can't remember) and it's highly anticipated because we would have this huge giant fireworks on closing day (it usually lasts for 3-4 days, mine was a week!) although this year was a little different. Instead of fireworks, we had a digital video mapping.
You can watch it here (thank you, profohms, whoever you are!)

I must say, I was rather dissapointed! I mean, DVM was really cool (you should see it live) but I much prefer fireworks! Last year was AMAZING. I wish I have pictures, but unfortunately, I only had my camera phone. So this should suffice.
UPH Festival 2009 Fireworks
(thank you s73v3n91 !)
I want my fireworks! (picture an annoying whiny little girl)

Despite my disappointment, I went to the festival anyway. Here are some pictures from the festival.

I'm not sure if this is outfit-post worthy but . . . I'll try my best to make it worthy of your time.
I dressed for practicality. It was hot and it was raining (how is that even possible you ask me? I have NO CLUE) so I just put my tee and my jeans. And voila. Very boring, I know, but let me lured you away to my printed tee. Isn't the prints amazing? It's so abstract and I guess it's also ethnic-y.

 There were some creepy guys hanging around in the festival.
I have an innate fear (yet fascinated at the same time) with pantomime. They are just beyond queer for me. And how they stare at nothing sincerely nagging my patience.

Okonomiyaki (from Japan!) then Es Doger (traditional Indonesian dessert) for lunch.

I'm currently inside a whale with Jonah making my meals out of krill, plankton, and small fish.
I'll let you know when the whale decided to kick me out.
Since having two adults inside your stomach is never a good thing.
Until then!


  1. oh,kmu kuliah di UPH? jurusan apa? waa aku byk tmn disana.asik ya kuliah dsana,huhu..love your bag and simple outfit

  2. looks fun!! lovely pictures :)


  3. New student's need was met, as long as the correct way to greet. Do not rah-rah all the time.

  4. wah, someone Indonesia nih study abroad. Want to Dunk!

  5. heyyy i was there! there's a little sour sally stand righttt? anyway, ambil jurusan apa?

  6. i love festival!
    oh, and the last pic is so phenomenal!!

    after stalking your blog on regular basis, i think it's time for me to follow you :)

  7. Lovely blog and header!

    Lots of love,


  8. The festival looks like so much fun! Love your outfit too :)


  9. its look like great event and make me wanna go there.hehe:)
    and u look purple-ish on that day.
    oh.i want try thats japanese food!lol.


  10. my sister studies there !
    sorry for the late reply :D

  11. i can understand how it's raining and hot at the same time :) i love all the food shots, so yum!

  12. looks like a great time :)


  13. Looks like fun! Love your purple tee :) x

  14. Awesome last pic :D
    Festivals are always great!

  15. haha the last photo is cute! love your bag.

    Love the blog! I'm a new follower, YAY. Please check out my blog as well (hope you follow back)

  16. LOOKS LIKE OODLES OF FUN. The creepy guys even look fun! (Albeit being rather very creepy...) And I love purple on you. It's so rich and KAPOW.

    And hopefully next year they'll have fireworks. I love fireworks. KAPOWWWWW.

    (Why have I used Kapow twice - now three times - in this comment? I don't know. Maybe it's a sign you're a SUPER HERO. Or something...)


  17. ow I'd wish that we had a festival such as that one, and you look so wonderful n___n
    that bag is gorgeous!


  18. I'm sure it was lots of fun despite the no-fireworks ness, though I agree, much better with fireworks!

    And I personally love the purple top with the belt... and the bag!

  19. fun photos <3 i love the last were you're screaming!! hehe its to cute :)

  20. omg watch out for that whale!

  21. You are too cute! Following you now!
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  22. the look is so comfy dear!and so bad that I cant go to UPH fest! >< xx,barbiejunk

  23. OK, Stevia: Just so you know, profohms is my school name. When I taught electronics at Mt SAC in California, the #1 formula was Ohms Law; so I ended up with the name of Prof (Professor) Ohms (Ohms Law). At the time, my e-mail address was ProfOhms@juno.com.

    My real name is: Harry Mendell Smith, Jr. And the reason that my wife and I ended up in Indonesia, is that we accepted the offer to work as “Dorm Parents” for UPH College. We are mom and dad to 41 MYC students that range from 10th to 12th graders. You can read more here: http://www.squidoo.com/uph


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