FAJAR.CO.ID, TABANAN – The 5th President of the Republic of Indonesia (RI), Megawati Sukarno Putri, attended the event Tanah Lot Art & Food Festival 2018, which was officially closed on Monday (8/20). Mega appreciated the event that was held at Tanah Lot Travel attraction (DTW), Tabanan, Bali.
According to him, the event is a real proof of the government of the Tabanan regency in maintaining and maintaining the culture it has. Especially with the increasing number of different festivals that emphasize the distinguishing characteristics of art, culture and culinary, they will be able to draw the attention of tourists to visit Indonesia.
"Bali is already known by foreign countries, the wealth of natural potential, art and culture is an attraction for them, but we as indigenous people must continue to watch out so that the values of our local wisdom will never be lost," said the chairman of the PDI. Perjuangan.
Megawati also hopes that the event will not only be run by the government of the Tabanan regency, but can also be applied to other regions with different styles and packaging.
"The foreigner always wants to know the characteristics that exist in culture.If such events are held at least every two months and with the same program logo, tourists will come to Indonesia without undergoing a huge promotion," he said.
Also present were Guruh Seokarno Putra, chairman of the Bali DPRD I Nyoman Adi Wiryatama, Badung Regent I Nyoman Giri Prasta, Tabanan I KG Sanjaya deputy regent, officials of Tabanan Muspida and the OPD head in Tabanan Regency.
In the meantime Tabanan Regent Ni Putu Eka Wiryastuti revealed that the activities of Tanah Lot Art & Food Festival were a tangible form in the application of Trisakti teachings by Bung Karno.
"How do we stand in the economic field, people become actors and connoisseurs of the festival, and also socio-cultural personality." Because this festival also shows sacred dances, wrapped in a culture that attracts tourists, so they have a world class muri. , "he decided. (mom / JPC)