BANDUNG-Wonderful Indonesia Tourism Video: The Journey of a Wonderful World is finally the world champion! Two categories are thoroughly cultivated, in the world tourism video competition held by UNWTO, the United Nations working on tourism.
Announced at the 22nd General Assembly of the UNWTO at the Intercontinental Century City Convention Center Hotel, Chengdu, China, the award was received by Minister of Tourism (Menpar) Arief Yahya.
Many delegates from UNWTO member countries are congratulating. Arief admitted proud of the achievement. First, Indonesia champion in category 2 direct category. Winner UNWTO Video Competition 2017 East Asia and Pacific Region and People's Choice Award 2017.
Secondly, this is the first time in the history of the UNWTO Tourism Video Competition. Only Indonesia, the only country that records history, gets both champions. Therefore, this is the winning momentum of 63 participating countries and very proud.
He mentioned the competitors in East Asia and the Pacific, good-natured. If in social media, short 30-second video that is pronounced New Zealand, Australia, Korea, Japan is good.
"Our video has escaped the world standard UNWTO jury," said the minister in his official statement in Bandung, Sunday (17/09/2017)
Third, the special category of People's Choice, which is obtained from e-voting from all over the world, Indonesia champion!
"Thank you to Mr. President Jokowi, who also invited the vote through his Facebook account.Thank you also to the people around the world who have chosen the video of Indonesia so the champion!" said Minister Arief Yahya.
The power of President Jokowi invites the public and netizens to vote on already tested. Within 2x24 hours, since President Jokowi posted a vote invitation on Facebook, the incoming vote jumped almost 50 thousand voters.
"Forward together we must win!" continued minister Arief who recites from the lyrics of the song Maju Tak Gentar by artists and at the same time the fighter Cornel Simanjuntak. Magic words are often spoken Arief Yahya to invite united in the spirit of Indonesia Incorporated.
Admittedly, the Indonesian video is very good. Destinations exposed Jakarta Wakatobi, Raja Ampat, North Sumatra, Lombok Makasar, and Banyuwangi. The soundtrack of the song is also featured world class, What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong.
"It's so good that the video, though played twice, when receiving two awards, is still praised by the audience, even the most heated applause.These are also indicators, that the video is quality," he concluded (MAT)