Around 500 people of East Jakarta are enthusiastically enlivening the Asian Games Torch Replica Parade in 10 sub-districts, Sunday (7/1).
" This torch parade is to socialize the people in enlivening the Asian Games"
East Jakarta Mayor, Bambang Musyawarda stated it is a simulation form to welcome the forthcoming Asian Games. The Asian Games Torch will officially be paraded on August 15.
"This torch parade is to socialize the people in enlivening the Asian Games. Our city as host, the people are very enthusiastic and fully support the event," he expressed, when he released the participants of Asian Games Torch Replica Parade at the office of Kramat Jati Sub-district.
Kramat Jati Sub-district Head, Eka Darmawan added, 31 groups parade the torch with the number of participants around 500 people. Each urban village also has the way to welcome and parade the torch.
"There are 31 points of torch estafet (relay running) that spread in seven urban villages. All people enliven the event," she told.
In Cawang Urban Village, it is welcomed by hadroh music and dangdut music performances. While in Balekambang, more than 10 Betawi martial art colleges are participated in welcoming this torch parade.