Festival Dandang Sewu Banyuwangi Lift Up Local Potential

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand. A | Saturday, August 05 2017 - 21:54 IWST

Regent Abdullah Azwar Anas Festival Dandang Sewu Banyuwangi
Regent Abdullah Azwar Anas Festival Dandang Sewu Banyuwangi

INDUSTRY.co.id -Banyuwangi - Banyuwangi Regent Abdullah Azwar Anas said the Dandang Sewu Festival (a thousand dandang) was held in Kalibaru Village, Banyuwangi District, East Java to promote the potential of the local village as a crafter of cooking utensils.

"This is the first time the Dandang Sewu Festival has been held and the district government supports the existence of self-sufficient and empowered villages because almost all of its citizens become craftsmen of kitchen utensils and that is interesting," said Anas on the sidelines of Dandang Sewu Festival in Kalibaru Wetan Village , Kalibaru Sub-district, Banyuwangi Regency, Friday (4/8/2017)

The tourism agenda of Banyuwangi Festival (B-Fest) again presents new activities that are lifted from the potential of the community by the name of Dandang Sewu Festival by displaying various cooking utensils into the main products produced by residents from dandang, pots, woks, serving hoods, glasses, sutil, cake.

"Kalibaru Sub-district has been a center for aluminum and stainless steel cookware handicrafts in Banyuwangi, so we will encourage their products to get a wider market by introducing their products through this kind of festival," he said.

Since the 1970s, Sayangan Village is known as home for Dandang craftsman, from the original there are only 2 craftsmen, now there are 34 craftsmen with a variety of kitchen equipment.

The quality is good, make a typical product Sayangan is much in demand by the community, has even penetrated to various regions in Indonesia including Sulawesi, Kalimantan and Irianjaya.

"We will continue to hold activities to raise the potential of villages in Banyuwangi to improve competitiveness and promote local people," said Banyuwangi Regent two periods.

The festival showcased a row of dozens of sellers with a variety of cooking utensils and shops that are on the edge of the national road into a storefront and the location of buying and selling various cookware craftsmen.

One of the shop owners who are also craftsmen of cooking equipment in Kalibaru Subdistrict, Mulisab said he is a third generation that makes at the same time selling various cooking utensils.

The father family of two children has been in the profession for more than 60 years. In addition to selling his products in Banyuwangi and the surrounding area, he also sent his products to several areas outside Java.

"Alhamdulillah all the needs are met from making and selling cooking utensils because I make cookware from generation to generation from my grandfather," he said.

Thousands of people meet the area of ​​Dandang Sewu Festival which takes place in the rice field of Tegal Pakis or commonly known as Kampung Sayangan, even they are very enthusiastic to follow the festival that raises the potential of the village, as well as become a source of local livelihood with craft cooking utensils.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Nanda Patricia Flowerence Student of MBA President University

Selasa, 14 Juli 2020 - 16:45 WIB

PRESIDENT UNIVERSITY OPEN MBA PROGRAMS: The Opportunity to Enhance Your Career While Studying

Standing in the largest industrial area in Indonesia, President University is one of the best private campuses, because this campus has a goal to become a leading global educational institution,…

HIMA (Photo by Rail Solutions Asia 2019 - German Pavilion)

Selasa, 14 Juli 2020 - 09:35 WIB

HIMA Recognized by Frost & Sullivan for its Industry-leading Industrial Process Safety Systems in the 2020 Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH, world's leading independent provider of smart safety solutions for industrial applications, has been recognized at the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2020 Asia-Pacific…

Ignatius Indrawan Sumawinata - Mahasiswa President University

Senin, 13 Juli 2020 - 18:15 WIB

The Second Fall of Datsun in Indonesia

Datsun is a Nissan legendary car brand that has ever existed in the 70s by reason of its comfort and reliable performance. Having that greatness did not guarantee its sales perfromance in Indonesia,…

FARO Technologies, Inc

Kamis, 09 Juli 2020 - 22:05 WIB

FARO Launches Freestyle 2 Portable 3D Scanner

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the global leader for 3D Metrology, AEC, and Public Safety Analytics, today announced the release of its most portable and advanced handheld 3D forensic…

Harmawan Student of MBA President University

Rabu, 08 Juli 2020 - 21:05 WIB

Innovate Or Terminate How To Survive The Business in Covid-19 Pandemic

Bring new innovation would bring new customer and new opportunity in business but many businesses are afraid to take a step to make that change. Especially this Covid 19 Pandemic brings many…