Published on : Friday, November 9, 2018
The Tanjung Kelayang Festival (FTK) 2018 is slated to kick off this month in Tanjung Kelayang Beach, Indonesia. Tourism Ministry’s secretary Ukus Kuswara, multicultural expert staff Esthy Reko Astuty and Belitung Regent H. Sahani Saleh officially launched the Tanjung Kelayang Festival on Monday (Nov 5) in Jakarta.
The tourism festival is part of the Top 100 Calendar of Events of the Wonderful Indonesia 2018 national tourism campaign. It features a series of activities in Tanjung Kelayang, a newly appointed special economic zone,
A variety of programs will be held during the festival like the Rainbow of Culture parade, a regional batik fashion show and a collaborative traditional-contemporary music performance. Visitors can also take part in a beach clean-up, a travel vlog contest, a geopark seminar and a culinary festival, the Jakarta Post reported.
Belitung’s tourism industry had contributed 34.59 percent, or Rp 16.4 billion (US$1.1 million), to regional development in 2017.