Tidung Festival 2017 Expected Can Drive Local Economic Growth

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Thursday, August 17 2017 - 20:45 IWST

Pulau Tidung, Kepulauan Seribu
Pulau Tidung, Kepulauan Seribu

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Tidung Festival 2017 which will be held on 19-20 Agutsus 2017, will be held in Kepulauan Seribu, Jakarta. In this festival, of course, many interesting activities are presented in this event. One of them by presenting Duo Mahadewi that are ready to entertain tourists.

"There are music festivals, cultural festivals, traditional game festivals and culinary festivals, coupled with a variety of competition and environmental activities through planting 10 thousand mangrove seeds and clean beach action," said Deputy of Tourism Marketing Development of Kemenpar Esthy Rekhy Astuti Estates, such as Quoted in page facebook Kemenpar, Thursday (17/08/2017).

In addition to the festival there are also environmental activities, a variety of unique creations contest also enliven the activities of Tidung Festival such as cooking competitions, vlog and selfie competitions, photography competition, betawi dance competition, traditional game competition, homestay color creation contest, shipbuilding competition and decorative bike parade , There will also be Duo Mahadewi as endorser that will entertain visitors, she continued.

She added that Tidung Island located in the district of Kepulauan Seribu Selatan, has also been established by the Ministry of Culture as one of the Top 10 Priority Destinations of Indonesia.

"This festival aims to introduce the privilege of Pulau Seribu as a leading marine tourism to local and international communities. This is what we will explore at this festival, "he continued.

Esthy also explained, this activity has a mission to, encourage significant investment from private parties to develop the potential of marine tourism Pulau Seribu. And make the Kepulauan Seribu as a national and international tourism destination that has a maritime wealth to keep paying attention to the balance of ecosystems that are able to attract tourist visits.

"There will be new creations, so the various types of tours ranging from cultural tourism, shopping, nature, sports, research and others can grow in a varied and continuous manner, resulting in a local culture that has value to enrich and promote tourism in Tidung Island and make Pulau Tidung as a tourist village mainstay Kepulauan Seribu, for both Foreigner and Local, "she said.

Tourism Minister Arief Yahya appreciate Tidung Festival 2017 which is in the area of ​​10 Tourism Priority Destinations. He said the festival will encourage the economic growth of the people through the main attraction of the Pulau Seribu, which is based on the activities of the Marine Tourism.

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