Untung Jawa Island Festival will be held by local residents to commemorate the 66th Anniversary of Untung Jawa Island, starting Thursday (2/12).
" Tomorrow, we will start it with prayers before launching Untung Jawa Island Festival"
Untung Jawa Island Festival Committee Leader, Rusli conveyed, its preparation reaches 90 percent, consisting events, sound system, and games.
"Tomorrow, we will start it with prayers before launching Untung Jawa Island Festival," he said, Wednesday.
He informed, this event will also be enlivened with Betawi cultural performances such as Lenong, Palang Pintu, and traditional dances on February 14. Next, culinary bazaar and various games for children and adults, as well as breadfruit processing contest, boat and bicycle decorating contests will be held on February 15-16.
"Besides, on February 15-16, there are musical performances, including reggae. Be sure to join this event, because it is only once a year. I think it is a good alternative to spend your weekend in here," he conveyed.
Meanwhile, Untung Jawa Urban Village Head, Supriyadi is optimistic many tourists to visit Untung Jawa Island during the event. Besides the event, there are also interesting tourist destinations and selfie spots," he added.
"Hopefully, it can promote us in tourism sector and increase people's economy," he mentioned.