Clad in traditional Betawi dress with a small hijab, Kamila Aprilia performed a traditional Betawi dance in front of dozens of children, mostly in strollers and wheelchairs accompanied by their parents.
The 8-year-old danced with a wide smile as she moved to the song along with a boy who also donned Betawi attire. Despite her confidence showing through, it was apparent that she was distracted by the swarm of people with mobile phones taking pictures and videos of her.
Kamila Aprilia performs a Betawi traditional dance at the Aspiration Park in the National Monument compound in Central Jakarta on Sunday. Kamilia, an 8-year-old with Down Syndrome, joined other participants on a walking tour for children with disabilities held to introduce them to public transportation. (JP/A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil)
“She can dance well, but sometimes she can be easily distracted in large crowds,&rdq…