Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Indonesia Independence Day, Jakarta Government requires all Jakarta residents to stand upright and stop activities for a while on August 17, 2020 at 10:17 - 10:20 AM when Indonesia Raya song is played simultaneously in various locations.
" We will instruct all residents to stand upright for three minutes from 10:17 to 10:20 and stop their activities for a while when Indonesia Raya song is played"
Jakarta Secretary, Saefullah conveyed, it was to follow up State Secretary Minister's Letter No. B- 492/M.Sesneg/Set/TU.00.04/07/2020 concerning the 75th Anniversary of Indonesia Independence Day Commemoration in 2020.
"This year's Indonesia Independence Day will be very different from previous years because it is celebrated in the midst of pandemic, where we will instruct all residents to stand upright for three minutes from 10:17 to 10:20 AM and stop their activities for a while when Indonesia Raya song is played," he said as quoted from Jakarta PPID Press Release, Thursday (8/6).
According to him, Letter No. 275/-073 on July 22, 2020 about Simultaneous Playing of Indonesia Raya Song in the Context of 75th Anniversary of Indonesia Independence Day had been issued and addressed to the regional police chiefs, sub-districts heads, urban villages heads, BUMD chairmen, and residents to follow up the instructions and sing the whole Indonesia Raya song that will be played simultaneously. The exception to stop activities for a while is applied to residents with activities that have the potential to endanger themselves and others if they stopped temporarily.
Meanwhile, he added, the theme for 75th Anniversary of Indonesia Independence Day in 2020 is the Advanced Indonesia. This theme is based on the background of Indonesia Maju Cabinet during the reign of President Joko Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin.
The logo of 75th Anniversary of Indonesia Independence Day also has relevance to the goals in this new period, namely, infrastructure development, human resource development, job creation, and empowerment of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Those are aimed to unite Indonesian people and become the foundation for the country in order to face the global competition.
Furthermore, this logo is also inspired by the shield symbol in Garuda Pancasila emblem, which depicts Indonesia as a country that capable of strengthening sovereignty, maintaining the unity and integrity of Indonesia, and symbolizes the equality and economic growth for Indonesian people, and the real progress in achieving the best results to all Indonesian people. Further information regarding logo and guide to the use of visual identity can be downloaded on the official website of State Secretariat Ministry (www.setneg.go.id).
He also conveyed, this year's Indonesia Independence Day will be enlivened by video-making competition held by Tourism and Economy Creative Ministry with total prize Rp 1 billion. He has also written letter to RT/RW heads, residents, communities, and private companies and expects Jakartans can participate in this competition.
Here are the provisions that must be fulfilled by participants:
1. Competition Theme: "Clean, Beautiful, Healthy, and Creative Environment for the Strong Indonesia"
2. Tagline : KERJABAKTI "Working Together, We Rise Up"
3. Concept : Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Indonesia Independence Day by beautifying environment and following health protocols, as well as showing love for Indonesia by standing upright in a perfect posture when Indonesia Raya song played simultaneously on August 17 at 10:17 WIB and recorded in a video
4. Participants : Indonesian Citizens (Public/Community/Private Company)
5. General terms and condition for the participants and further information can be downloaded from website https://hutri75.kemenparekraf.go.id.