UNIMA Indonesia was established on 16 December 2009 in Jakarta, the Declaration of the Establishment of UNIMA Indonesia was signed by Drs. H. Solichin, Chairman of the National Secretariat of Indonesian Wayang [SENAWANGI], Mr. Ekotjipto, Chairman of Indonesian Puppeteers Union [PEPADI], Mr. Dadi Pudumjee [President of UNIMA International], Mr. Jacques Trudeau [Secretary General of UNIMA International] on 15 December 2009 at SENA WANGI Office-Jakarta. The Declaration of the Establishment of UNIMA Indonesia was read out by Drs. T.A. Samodra Sriwidjaja at the Indonesian Vice Presidential Palace, Jakarta on 16 December 2009 and witnessed by the Indonesian Vice President His Excellency DR. Boediono, Indonesian Minister for Culture and Tourism, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Dadi Pudumjee, Mr. Jacques Trudeau, Foreign Ambassadors, puppetry communities and other invitees.