Nusantara 2019 Student Art Ambassadors Become A Place To Engage Indonesian Art
Chairul Fikri / CAH
Jakarta, - Regional arts are often said to be less attractive activities for students. This is inseparable from technological progress. Realizing the situation, the Jakarta City Government Tourism and Culture Office held the Nusantara Student Art Ambassador (DSPN) 2019 activity at Beach City Beach, Ancol, North Jakarta, Saturday (07/27/2019).
The DSPN program was held for the first time in Bali in 2000. This activity was an agreement between the Java-Bali province in maintaining traditional arts among teenagers. This activity aims to gather high school and equivalent students from every province who have certain talents in the arts, especially Indonesian traditional arts.
Through this event, it is expected that every student present can become an art ambassador for students who can continue to maintain original Indonesian art to strengthen the Indonesian identity and this is a manifestation of a generation that loves the homeland and nation.
"We hope that through this activity the students who are the spearhead of the nation will take care of, preserve and love traditional arts in their respective provinces so that this art will continue to be of interest to teenagers. This activity aims to maintain harmony and collaboration between students and provinces. culture, and it is hoped that from this activity the best talents and talents will be found, which will later bring the good name of the region and Indonesia in world art events, "said Eddy Junaedi as Head of Jakarta City Government Tourism and Culture Office in his opening speech at the Opening of Archipelago Student Arts Ambassador 2019 held at Beach City Beach, Ancol, North Jakarta, Saturday (07/27/2019).
Eddy added, in addition to holding this event, students from six provinces in Java - Bali will also visit several historic places in Jakarta such as the National Monument and the Proclamation Monument, and try the new MRT transportation modes and of course each province will displaying his skills.
"This is our effort to introduce our art and culture. We will also use this activity to introduce the historic sites of this nation in Jakarta such as Monas and Tugu Proclamation. We also hope that this event provides an opportunity for participants to establish friendship. with other students through means of art, "he said.
The 2019 Nusantara Student Art Ambassador (DSPN) activity held in Jakarta on July 25-28 2019 was attended by students from six provinces namely, Lampung, DKI Jakarta, DIY Yogyakarta, Central Java, East Java and Banten.