Peranakan Tionghoa Association of Indonesia (ASPERTINA) was officially founded on October 28, 2011, attended by delegates from similar organizations from neighbouring countries. This organization is focusing on history, art and culture of Peranakan Tionghoa. Currently, Peranakan culture has become an integral part of Indonesian culture. Some have become part of Indonesian daily life, such as food, clothing, literature, to everyday language.
Aspertina composed of various groups, both ethnic Chinese and non-Chinese who care about the art and culture of Indonesia, especially the Peranakan Tionghoa.
There are similar organizations that focusing in preservation of Peranakan culture in Asia and Australia. Among them, Peranakan Association Singapore, Kuala Lumpur Peranakan Association, Persatuan Peranakan Baba Nyonya Kuala Lumpur & Selangor and Melaka Chinese Peranakan Association.
There are several program that have been and will be run by ASPERTINA, among others: International Peranakan Convention (Baba Nyonya Convention), Peranakan seminar, fashion show, art performances and exhibitions of Peranakan culture, books, visiting Peranakan cultural sites, campaign on Peranakan culture, etc.
1st Kondangan Peranakan Tionghoa 2012
Kondangan Peranakan Tionghoa (Meaning: Peranakan Tionghoa Wedding Ceremony) was first held in commemoration of the first anniversary of ASPERTINA. This event was held at Hotel Mulia Ballroom, Jakarta on November 8, 2012.
7 leading fashion designers in Indonesia helped to enliven the event. They are: Deden Siswanto, Musa Widyatmodjo, Ghea Panggabean, Suzy Lucon, Jeanny Ang, Rudy Chandra and Hian Tjen, displaying their work as an inteprestation of Peranakan fashion
2nd Kondangan Peranakan Tionghoa 2014 & 27th Baba Nyonya Convention 2014
The second Kondangan Peranakan Tionghoa event, carried out concurrently with the Baba Nyonya Convention to 27, an international conventions between peranakan federations in Asia and Australia. This is the first convention held in Indonesia
In this event, ASPERTINA inviting 6 leading Indonesian designer: Itang Yunaz, Samuel Wattimena, Poppy Dharsono, Afif Syakur, Geraldus Sugeng, and Hendy Wijaya.
The event lasted for 3 days which was held in the Grand Ballroom of Hotel Sahid Jaya, Jakarta
Indonesian Peranakan Tionghoa Association (ASPERTINA), will perform the 3rd Kondangan Peranakan Tionghoa, which this time will be held on: