Jakarta Communication, Informatics, and Public
Relations Department once again holds competition and photography
exhibition about the capital city. Previously, such event had been held
in 2011 and 2012.
Head of Jakarta Communication, Informatics, and Public Relations
Department, Eko Hariadi, said this event will be held starting upcoming
March 9 until May 31. “This event is held as a way to appreciate the art
of photography by individuals as well as communities that captured the
best sides of the capital city,” he stated, Saturday (3/8).
Hariadi hopes the amount of participants joining the event this year
could increase from previous years. In 2011, 500 participants
incorporated in several communities took part and produced 925 photos.
From that amount, 100 photos were showing the facts about life in
Jakarta which covered in themes like humanism, city life, and night
Then in 2012, the participants increased sharply to 1,541 people with
amount of photos were 2,500 pieces. “This year, we hope there would be
more participants joint the event,” expressed Hariadi.
For this year, the event, which named Color of Jakarta, will compete
for four main categories, namely DSLR with themes of tourism, city
space, car free day, and photo essay. Later, the photos will be
exhibited on Jakarta Provincial Government’s official website,