Jakarta Deputy Governor, Sandiaga Uno opens a Betawi Cultural Creation event at Block G, City Hall, Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan, Gambir, Central Jakarta.
" OK OBe is one of the variants of OK OCE"
The event takes theme "Keeping the City with Culture Building the Country Through Empowerment of Betawi and National UMKM" . Herein, 75 stands of UMKM from culinary to handicraft are facilitated to sell its business from March 5-7, 2018.
In the event, there will also be a workshop of One District One Ondel-ondel Betawi (OK OBe). Thus, the synergy between OK OBe with OK OCE program aims to preserve Betawi culture that grows populist economy can be realized.
"OK OBe is one of the variants of OK OCE. InsyaAllah (God willing), it can create business opportunities and additional employment," he expressed, Monday (3/5).
He explains Jakarta Provincial Government has been cooperating with Creative Economic Agency (Bekraf) for creative economy development in Jakarta.
"OK OBE is categorized as a creative economy business. We want Bekraf to give a chance for craftsmen of Ondel-ondel to the next grade," he exclaimed.
He wants UMKM actors, including Ondel-ondel craftsmen to immediately join the OK OCE program.
"We are preparing a booth for OK OCE registration, it can be done via okoce.me," he said.