Today's Mosaic of the Archipelago presents information: first, Tanah Laut holds Folk Market 2018. The second is that Grebeg Maulud in Madiun is enlivened by Gunungan 'Jaler' and 'Estri' parade. We end Mosaic of the Archipelago with the information on Tourim Minister facilitates Business-to-Business of Lombok and Yogyakarta industry.
Regional government of Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan held Folk Market 2018 at Pertasi Kencana Pelaihari square on Wednesday (21/11). Regent of Tanah Laut, Sukamta said that Folk Market 2018 is an annual event to commemorate the anniversary of Tanah Laut regency. He said that the implementation of Folk Market 2018 is different from the previous year because the event is handed over to vendors as implementer, which is organized in the group of PKL Uber Rezeki or in English means Vendors Chase Fortune. The regional government only facilitates it. The event was attended by Deputy Regent of Tanah Laut, Regional House of Representative’s members of Tanah Laut, Head of Cooperative Office of Small Business and Trade of Tanah Laut. In addition, Head of the vendors’ group and the committee of the event also attended the event.
City’s government of Madiun held Gunungan, 'Jaler' and 'Estri' parade. The parade of the two events was the peak of Grebeg Maulud event to commemorate the birth of Prophet Muhammad SAW 1440 Hijriah, which felt on Tuesday (20/11). The parade took route at ancient mosque park to Madiun city’s square. Gunungan Jaler contained of raw vegetables, while Gunungan Estri contained of snacks. After being paraded, the two gunungan events were prayed and then seized by local people. They believed if they succeeded to get part of the gunungan, they would get blessing in their life. Head of Historical Development Section, Culture, Tourism, Youth and Sports Office, Madiun city, Sumiati said that the parade is a manifestation to imitate the teachings of Prophet Muhammad SAW. Meanwhile, Mayor of Madiun, Sugeng Rismiyanto said that the parade of gunungan Jaler and Estri has become religious cultural tourism icon in Madiun. In the future, to enliven the birth of Prophet Muhammad SAW, his side would ask related offices to invite Small and Medium Enterprises to conduct bazar for three days at Madiun city’s square.
We end Mosaic of the Archipelago with the information on Minister of Tourim facilitates Business-to-Business of Lombok and Yogyakarta industry.
Big mission was carried out by Tour Agent and Tour Operator (TA/TO) of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara in Yogyakarta. Facilitated by Tourism Ministry, as many as 20 Tour Agents and Tour Operators offered various kinds of tourism packages to Lombok and West Nusa Tenggara and to affirm if tourism of West Nusa Tenggara has been recovered. Business-to-Business (B2B) event was packaged in Table Top and Gala Dinner of West Nusa Tenggara rise Asia, held starting from November 20-22, 2018. Head of the Working Team of Destination and Promotion Recovery of West Nusa Tenggara, Dr. Farid Said stated that the team has proposed various activities both destination recovery and promotion to accelerate NTB tourism recovery post-earthquake. This was stated by Dr. Farid in his press release received by RRI on Tuesday (20/11). The event is follow-up on tourism recovery post-earthquake that hit Lombok and surrounding areas on August 5, 2018. Previously, Tourism Minister, Arief Yahya has set a Decree related to the Working Team. The team did efforts and activities in the form of 3A data collection (Attraction, Accessibility, and Amenity), psychological recovery through trauma healing and promotion of tourism destination that was not affected. Head of Marketing of Area II Regional III at the deputy of Marketing I Section of Tourism Ministry, Hendry Noviardi explained that the intended destination is Special Economic Zone of Mandalika which is being developed by ITDC as Priority Tourism Destination, Sekotong (Gili Nangu, Gili Sudak, Gili Kedis), as part of Senggigi and Mataram city.
That was Mosaic of the Archipelago.