Again, Jak-Japan Matsuri Entertains Jakarta Residents
Reported by Andry | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
The Jakarta Provincial Government together with the Jabat Hati Indonesia Japan Foundation are holding the Jak-Japan Matsuri 2023 event at the Gambir Expo from November 18-19, 2023.
Since 2009, it has been held regularly
The event is held as a celebration of 65 years of Japan-Indonesia diplomatic relations and 50 years of Japan-ASEAN friendly relations.
Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Agency (Parekraf) Head, Andhika Permata said that from this event, Indonesia and Japan could maintain partnerships, share understanding and business opportunities while planning for the future with optimism.Nakertransgi Agency Continues to Improve Competence of Teaching Staff
"At this year's event the culture of two countries was performed. Indonesia displays conscious clothing. Meanwhile, Japan performed in Kimono clothes," he expressed, Saturday (11/18).
He encouraged residents to take advantage of this momentum to build closer relations, share experiences of the cultural beauty of the two countries such as cherry blossoms and jasmine flowers.
He hoped that the Jak-Japan Matsuri 2023 could be successful with high enthusiasm from the public and provide unforgettable memories for visitors.
"Enjoy the diversity and creativity of Indonesian and Japanese culture in the city of Jakarta," he uttered.
Jak-Japan 2023 Organizing Committee Chairman, Kobayashi explained this festival is a forum that aims to deepen understanding between Japanese and Indonesian citizens.
This event featuring Japanese artists was first held in 2009 in Jakarta with collaboration between the government and the private sector.
"Since 2009, it has been held regularly. However, this activity was stopped during the Covid-19 pandemic," he stated.