Jakarta Supports Gita Bahana Nusantara Choir to Liven Up 77th Independence Day
Reported by Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
The Jakarta administration released the 2022 Gita Bahana Nusantara (GBN) Choir group to attend the training camp in commemoration of Indonesia's 77th Independence Day at the Merdeka Palace from Saturday (8/6) to Friday (8/19). Its training would be held at Wisma Kinasih, Depok, West Java.
I hope they perform well, be given health, and all goes well
Jakarta Culture Agency Head Iwan Henry Wardhana said the choir group was released at the Jakarta Culture Agency Office, South Jakarta. The choir participants consisted of the best vocalists and musicians representing 34 provinces in Indonesia who were chosen through auditions every year.
"There are four representatives of the choir group from Jakarta, namely Eleonora Vocalista Kleinada Putri, Gabriela Patricia Winny Gracia, Gandy Des Ardy, and Defa Jati Pandega," he expressed when being confirmed in South Jakarta, Friday (8/5).Singing Papuan Songs, Jakarta Youth Choir Wins Awards at Two European Championships
They would participate in the Indonesian President's State Speech at the DPR/MPR Building on August 16, Commemoration of the Independence Day at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta on August 17, and Commemoration of Constitution Day on August 18.
"I hope they perform well, be given health, and all goes well," he added.
As for the information, to commemorate Independence Day, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology re-engaged GBN participants who passed the 2021 selection considering there will be no auditions because it is still in a pandemic condition.
GBN is a choir and orchestra group that serves as a forum for young people from all over Indonesia to express their talents and creativity in the fields of sound and music.