Danamon and Adira Finance together with MUFG Support the 2023 Jak-Japan Matsuri Cultural Exchange Festival

Jakarta, November 18, 2023 - PT Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk ("Danamon"), together with with PT Adira Dinamika Multi Finance, Tbk ("Adira Finance"), and MUFG Bank Ltd. (MUFG), are proud to announce their support for the Jak-Japan Matsuri (JJM), which will return on 18-19 November 2023 at JIExpo. 

This collaboration is a part of the group’s commitment to supporting Indonesia's long-term economic growth by strengthening bilateral relations between Indonesia and Japan.

Since it was first held back in 2009, the Jak Japan Matsuri has become a forum that facilitates cultural exchange between the two nations. Danamon, MUFG and Adira Finance have given their support for the Jak Japan Matsuri since 2019. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, in 2022 this festival returned to fX Sudirman Mall. This year, the Jak-Japan Matsuri will be held again on a larger scale by taking place at Gambir Expo, JIExpo Kemayoran 

Through the festival, the Indonesian people can get the opportunity to learn more about and experience Japanese culture directly through a variety of popular entertainments such as famous artists and pop culture. This year's JJM theme is "Indonesia & Japan Always Together," which shows the strong commitment between Japan and Indonesia to always stand united under any circumstances.  This event is hoped to draw the interest of young people as the next generation who will strengthen relations between the two countries. 

"Danamon, together with MUFG and Adira Finance, are proud to support the Jak-Japan Matsuri once again as a forum for strengthening relations and collaboration between Indonesia and Japan. This collaboration also reflects synergy between Danamon, MUFG and Adira Finance that complement each other in creating comprehensive financial solutions for each customer segment. Danamon as a hybrid bank is well-positioned to combine strong local capabilities and networks with Adira Finance as a subsidiary and is supported by MUFG's global network also extensive and international scale capabilities," said President Director of PT Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk, Daisuke Ejima.

MUFG is also honored to be part of efforts to fulfill the aim to strengthen cultural and economic cooperation between Japan and Indonesia through its support for the Jak-Japan Matsuri. As Japan's largest corporate bank, MUFG can leverage its deep relationships with Japanese companies and the Japanese government to facilitate and expand various collaborations and business transactions between Japan and Indonesia.  

“Indonesia is one of MUFG’s most important and strategic markets. Therefore, we are always committed to contribute to the country’s development through our presence in the banking sector. Other than that, we also believe in the importance of building a close relationship with the local communities. MUFG, together with Danamon and Adira, is demonstrating our commitment to Indonesia-Japan friendship as a main supporter of this remarkable event," said Country Head of Indonesia MUFG Bank, Kazushige Nakajima.

Meanwhile, Dewa Made Susila as President Director of PT Adira Dinamika Multi Finance, Tbk, added, "Adira Finance, together with Danamon and MUFG, are proud to once again participate in the Jak-Japan Matsuri, not only to support economic growth through the one-stop financial solutions offered by the strength of our group, but also to knit cultural ties between Indonesia and Japan. We are confident that through activities such as this, bilateral relations will continue to flourish, new opportunities will be created, and collaborations will be strengthened that will have a positive impact on both countries."

The main strength of the synergy between MUFG, Danamon, and Adira Finance is the ability to create harmony among business units and to establish comprehensive partnerships and support from the organization as a whole. MUFG Indonesia, Danamon, and Adira Finance are all interconnected, support each other, and complement each other in serving and providing comprehensive financial solutions, both upstream to downstream, for the entire supply chain in the business ecosystem.




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Ni Luh Putu Utami Arsaningrum

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PT Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk

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Cindyani Lasmana

Corporate Communications Head

PT Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk

Email: cindyani.lasmana@danamon.co.id