IM3 performed an Independence Day Concert called “Menjadi Indonesia” through Collabonation which was enlivened by Indonesian musicians such as Iwa K, Kunto Aji, Tuan TigaBelas, Idgitaf, Jogja Hip Hop Foundation, and Barasuara. This concert presented a variety of musical genres ranging from Pop, Hip Hop, Rock, and Orchestra which premiered on IM3 Youtube Channel on August 27th, 2022.
In contrast to previous Collabonation performances, the musicians performed together this time, singing their songs in fresh and new arrangements that had never been performed before. Symphony From Hell provided the orchestral accompaniment, which complemented the songs with its traditional nuances to highlight Indonesia’s diversity.
“Satu Hari di Nusantara” by Aan Mansyur was written to accompany and enhance the atmosphere of this concert and it was performed by Najwa Shihab as part of the Collabonation of the “Menjadi Indonesia” Independence Day Concert. The narrative’s theme was then incorporated into several acts in the concert, which were then followed by a visualization of the stage set. These acts included “Fajar di Timur,” which told the spirit in the morning, “Beralih ke Tengah,” which builds confidence to keep striving in afternoon, “Semangat di Ufuk Barat,” which entered the twilight by creating a collaboration space, and “Menjadi Indonesia,” which closed the series
“With “Menjadi Indonesia” Independence Concert, IM3 hopes to encourage people to continue to be proud of our diversity and use it as a strength to become Indonesia. This year is the ideal time for us to celebrate together, unite the differences of every cultural diversity, and remind ourselves once more that we are one country, Indonesia, after several years of celebrating each one separately. We also keep giving music fans fresh experiences through cross-genre musician collaborations that are full of various ideas yet convey the same spirit, demonstrating that we can all always connect without boundaries,” explained Fahroni Arifin, SVP Head of Brand Management & Strategy of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison.
Along with the musicians performing their own songs, Kunto Aji, Iwa K, Tuan Tigabelas, and Kill the DJ also performed “Menjadi Indonesia”. This song was a part of IM3’s Independence Day campaign this year, which encouraged the younger generation to keep working while bringing the diversity of their cultural identities and gaining confidence in their uniqueness.