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Sunday 30 March 2014 - 7:51 pm

Hi everybody,

Mark your calendar! The most anticipated event of the year, INDONESIAN FESTIVAL 2014 from PERMIAS Minnesota is finally here! There is an exciting venue change this year to Northrop Auditorium instead of the Great Hall like previous years, so that should be super fun. Come and enjoy!

This year, for the first time, we will be presenting Indonesia by recreating one of Indonesia’s best-selling novel titled Laskar Pelangi (internationally titled as The Rainbow Troops) by Andrea Hirata while also showcasing its wide variety of traditional dances, ceremonies, and music through our performances and incorporating them into the recreation play.


When: Saturday, April 12, 2014 @ 6-9 pm
Venue: Carlson Family Stage, Northrop Memorial Auditorium



Saturday 28 September 2013 - 01:04 am

"Tak kenal maka tak sayang." Join PERMIAS for BBQ Social with PERSISMA (Malaysian Student Association) and SGSA (Singaporean Student Association) and widen your global network with these people from our neighbouring countries! Eat, socialize, and have fun FOR FREE!


When: Sunday, September 29, 2013 @ 3-7 pm
Venue: East Riverbend Plaza (behind Coffman Memorial Union - University of Minnesota)

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Welcome Party

Saturday 14 September 2013 - 01:02 am

Welcome Party Fall 2013

As we settle down into the new semester, let's celebrate our coming back to school with by joining us in this BBQ Welcome Party event. Hang out, meet new and old friends, enjoy Minnesota outdoor, and of course, EAT! :D

When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10 AM
Venue: Boom Island Park

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Please note that we do charge $15 for this event (accepting cash, check, or debit card) to fund our awesome future events.

Summer Events

Tuesday 13 August 2013 - 11:05 pm

School may start soon, but the summer parties ain't over yet! Join PERMIAS Minnesota for these 2 back-to-back weekend events filled with fun, friends, and food!

Indonesian Independence Day
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Central Park - Jaycees Shelter / Frank Rog Amphitheater
2540 Lexington Avenue N, Roseville, MN 55113

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Kunjungan dan Ramah Tamah dari KJRI Chicago
This event by the Consulate General of Republic of Indonesia in Chicago will provide service regarding Indonesian passport and your whereabouts in USA. They will also use this opportunity to talk about the 2014 presidential election and diaspora presentation.

Saturday, August 24, 2013
Coffman Memorial Union - University of Minnesota
300 Washington Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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If you have any questions regarding our events, please email us at permias@umn.edu
We hope to see you there!

P. S.: We're so excited to have 14 newcomers [as of today] this semester!

PERMIAS Minnesota new President 2013-2014

Wednesday 24 April 2013 - 8:33 pm

Permias Minnesota proudly presents , Our new President for 2013-2014 Daniel Liutama!


Stay tuned for updates on your email about new board members application.

PERMIAS (Indonesian Student Organization) Official Logo

Wednesday 24 April 2013 - 8:23 pm

Our New Official Logo!

Permias logo

Indonesian Festival 2013

Thursday 31 January 2013 - 6:11 pm

Come and join us at the Indonesian Festival 2013!

Free event, Free food, Cultural Performances and more!

Indo Fest 2012

PERMIAS 3 In 1 on Friday Nov 16th

Thursday 15 November 2012 - 2:34 pm

*Cook-Off with MISA*
Permias will be there to compete in Cooking Competition. Food will be provided. Make sure to drop by. Details:

Location : Misa Lounge #201, Coffman Memorial Union
Time         : 12:00 - 01:00 p.m.

*High Tea with ASU*
Come to enjoy the food and games. Details:
Location : ASU Room #219, Coffman Memorial Union
Time         : 04:00 - 05:00 p.m.

*Permias Thanksgiving Dinner*
We plan our Thanksgiving Dinner a week earlier, since we thought most of you have already planned something else on the thanksgiving weekend . So, mark your calendar: Details:
Location        : 808 Berry
Time                : 06:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Price/person : $12

PERMIAS is an organization that unites Indonesian college students in the United States. The organization was founded on December 24, 1961 in Washington, D.C.

PERMIAS is an Indonesian acronym for Persatuan Mahasiswa Indonesia di Amerika Serikat. Translated into English, it means "Indonesian Students Association in the United States." The group organizes many annual events and competitions for Indonesian students in the U.S.