Vice Governor of DKI Jakarta, Sandiaga Uno, wants Jakarta Comedy to perform in the tourist sites of the capital such as Monas, Kota Tua, Setu Babakan and Ancol. "I see, Comedy Jakarta is one of a local wisdom," said Sandi, when closing the Jakarta Comedy Expo 2018 at Taman Ismail Marzuki (TIM), Central Jakarta, Tuesday (10/4) night.
Sandi also gives an opportunity to the comedians of Jakarta to fill the event at the upcoming Jakarta Fair 2018, so it can entertain the community while preserving Betawi culture. "We want Betawi Culture to be fun, harmony, and no one is offended by the comedy, it also opens job opportunities for creative economy in the tourist spots, we will open the opportunity for Jakarta comedians to perform," he explained.
Jakarta Comedy Expo is organized by the Association of Indonesian Comedy Artists (PaSKI). Chairman of PaSKI Jakarta, Jarwo Kwat said, this activity will be routinely held every year with the aim to preserve Betawi Culture. "The event was held since yesterday, we are grateful because Mr. Vice Governor want to take time to close the event," he conveyed.
Source: Erna Martiyanti / Budhy Tristanto / Beritajakarta.id