BANDUNG-Carnival Independence as the closing of the series of commemorations of the 72nd anniversary of RI national level will be held in Bandung on Saturday, August 26, 2017, with the name 'Parahyangan Enchantment Independence Carnival'.
Carnival preparation meeting was held at Gedung Sate on Monday (21/8) in the presence of Chief of President Staff Teten Masduki, West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan, Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil and West Java Police Chief Inspector General Pol. Anton Charlian.
"This is indeed a central government event through the Ministry of Tourism, but held in Bandung, like the first event held in Pontianak, second in Lake Toba and third in Bandung" he said.
Carnival will be filled with parades of ornamental vehicles, traditional art from all over Indonesia and representatives from 27 districts of the city in West Java.
"Because the show in West Java, we expect the nuances to its Sundanese more viscous in addition to the appearance of various cultures from all over the archipelago," said Teten.
President Jokowi is scheduled to attend and will wear traditional Sundanese clothing. The carnival route that will be held starting at 8:00 to 12:00 afternoon it is a start in front of Gedung Sate, Dago, Merdeka, Tamblong, Lengkong, Asia Africa and ends in the Bandung Square. (Even)