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JAKARTA -  Jakarta City Government  Tourism and Culture Office (Disparbud) welcomed the activities of the Traditional Arts Festival with the theme 'Understanding Oral Literature on Traditional Art' which was held at the small Theater Plaza, Taman Ismail Marzuki (TIM), Cikini, Central Jakarta from 5-8 August 2019.
The festival was filled with a number of activities such as poetry readings, short stories, boulders, surah sahibul, clever xylophone, gandes pipette masks, lenong and punching attractions.
Head of the Jakarta Arts and Culture Disparbud Development Section, Rusmantoro, said that this activity was held in collaboration with the central government and the Betawi Cultural Institute (LKB).
"I hope it will be held regularly every year. In the future this activity will also be held in the midst of the community. So pick up the ball," Rusmanto said, Wednesday (7/8).
In the same place, the Head of LKB, Beky Mardani appreciated the activities that carried the Betawi literary theme.
"So this is an extraordinary surprise and must be displayed frequently so that the millennial generation now knows," he said.