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South Jakarta Tourism and Culture Sub-dept does a culture guidance in Anggrek Bintaro and Puspita Pesanggrahan Child-Friendly Integrated Public Spaces (RPTRA) during Ramadhan.

South Jakarta Tourism and Culture Sub-dept Head, Driah Triastuti said, culture guidance in Puspita RPTRA will be held every Tuesday and Anggrek RPTRA every Friday. The time is the same, that is at 10 AM-4 PM.

She stated there will be some activities once a week, starting from dance, singing and lenong (traditional Betawi theater) practice from one civil servant under serving South Jakarta Tourism and Culture Sub-dept assisted by RPTRA manager. The target is children, where singing practice intended for children ages three to five years old, dance and lenong for seven to twelve years old. 

"The dances that will be practiced are from Betawian and other regions. Then for singing, is more to common. Why we choose both RPTRAs, because we adapt to the human resources that we have," she explained, Monday (6/13).

According to her, the number of dance participants in Puspita RPTRA is reaching 15 children and 30 children in Anggrek PRTRA. While children who join in singing practice is between 20-25 children and 15 children join in lenong.

She added, besides conserving culture, it is also to develop the character and train the consistency of the children.

"We want to grow community culture that has already begun to fade like as mutual cooperation, sharing and caring each other. The point is we want a variety of noble values can be developed through these activities," she disclosed.

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Translated by : Nugroho Adibrata

Source : http://www.beritajakarta.com/en/