The Kampung Tanah Tinggi Festival that held in Johar Baru, Central Jakarta becomes a means of suppressing the number of clashes among residents. Betawi culture preservation, can unite the two groups of people who often prevailing anarchy.
"Yes, it can minimize crime case. Because, here, the level of fight, brawl is very high," said Djarot Saiful Hidayat, Jakarta Vice Governor, while opening the festival at Jalan Kramat Pulo Halak, Saturday (8/20).
According to Djarot, with similarities desire to preserve Betawi culture can establish a relationship. "So we can also minimize crime case, especially drug trafficking as well," he disclosed.
He also supports the festival as an annual program, as long as there is a requirement that met by residents.
"I agree, but they must be willing not to litter," he stressed.
In the festival that held until Sunday (8/21), various Betawi arts are displayed. Not only that, Betawi culinary and handicraft also presented in such festival.
Reported by Suriaman Panjaitan | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
Source : http://www.beritajakarta.com/en/