BANDUNG-To increase the cultural potential in the National Geopark Ciletuh Palabuhanratu, the Department of Tourism and Culture of West Java Province, re-run the cultural arts performances in the National Geopark Ciletuh Palabuhanratu, December 9, 2017, held in Radar Unit 216 TNI AU Cibalingbing Hamlet Pasir Ipis Village Surade subdistrict, Sukabumi regency.
Head of Department of Tourism and Culture of West Java Province Ida Hernida SH M. Si said in addition to improving cultural potential, this activity also as an effort to protect the development and utilization of Tourism Destination (DTW) Geopark Ciletuh, and increase public appreciation of art and culture in Geopark Palabuhanratu. Providing a promotional arts and cultural arts in the National Geopark Ciletuh Palabuhanratu.
Ida explained, the implementation of cultural arts performances in the National Geopark Ciletuh Palabuhanratu is an evaluation of the process that has been done by the community in maintaining the cultural values that are still valid and have the original characteristics of the community. Not only that, this activity can also directly touch the community in the art and cultural potential that is owned by the community in the area Ciletuh Palabuhanratu Sukabumi.
This activity is the third organization. Previously, the first implementation on 27 August 2017, in Palabuhanratu and second on September 24, 2017 at Palangpang Ciletuh Beach, and now the third in the Radar Unit 216 TNI AU Cibalingbing Hamlet Pasir Ipis Village Surade subdistrict, Sukabumi regency, Ida explained.
The activities of cultural arts performances in the National Geopark Ciletuh Palabuhanratu in the form of typical exhibition of ciletuh, Cikuhuh cultural art show, pencak silat, lumping horse, bajidoran, cepet, reggae waves, wayang golek and opening ceremony. Variety of cultural arts that performed by Sanggar Art in 9 districts located in the region Ciletuh, namely district. Ciracap, subdistrict Ciemas, subdistrict Surade, subdistrict Waluran, subdistrict Simpenan, subdistrict Palabuhanratu, subdistrict Cikakak, subdistrict Cisolok, subdistrict Jampangkulon. (SG) **