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Fatahillah Museum to Hold Cultural Festival
Jakarta, Indonesia - FatahillahMuseum will hold the “Gebyar Fatahillah” cultural festival to commemorate the Islamic New Year, which falls on Sunday.
The five-day festival, to be held from Saturday to Wednesday at Fatahillah Square in West Jakarta, will feature multicultural art performances, marawis percussion performance, digital graphic design artwork, documentaries and a photo exhibition.
“The festival is aimed at pushing up the number of visitors to the museum and the square,” museum head Enny Prihatini said Friday as quoted by tempo.com, adding that last year the festival attracted 10,000 to 15,000 visitors per day.
The Jakarta administration has set aside Rp 850 million (US$ 93,500 million) to fund the festival.